Learn more about hormone balancing, testing and treatment from these articles and videos by Dr. Marcantel:
Female or male, young or old, it is hormones that keep our bodies functioning properly and keep us feeling healthy and happy. Hormones are chemical substances that are released by various glands in the body to target organ systems and specific cells to help them function normally. They are essential for every activity of daily living, including the processes of digestion, metabolism, growth, reproduction, and mood control.
Balancing Hormones for a Healthier Life Hormones play a huge role in everyone’s health. Female or male, young or old, it is hormones that keep our bodies functioning properly and keep us feeling healthy and happy. Learn more about why hormone balancing is so important.
Salivary Hormone Testing In this 3-part video Dr. Marcantel walks you through the results of a salivary hormone test, showing how the test can be used for identifying and treating hormone imbalances.
Estrogen Dominance: Losing the Healthy Hormonal Balance Estrogen dominance is a little-understood factor in understanding and treating hormone imbalances that can result in many common physical problems that women face. Most women are aware that as they enter perimenopause their bodies begin to produce less estrogen. So how is it possible that along with that decrease the body may actually have too much estrogen? Find out here!
Perimenopause: Your Changing Body In this video Dr. Marcantel explains the changes that happen to your body when you enter perimenopause. Hormonal imbalances like estrogen dominance can lead to a wide range of symptoms, including insomnia, night sweats, and hot flashes.
Why Is Menopause More Difficult for Some Women than Others? Why is it that some women have only mild symptoms as they enter and go through menopause and others experience hot flashes, insomnia, irritability, and other menopause related symptoms and thus may need hormone replacement therapy?
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) Premenstrual syndrome, or PMS, is caused by an imbalance of hormones brought on by a woman’s monthly period. There are things women (and the doctors who treat them) can do with natural hormone balancing to help alleviate the symptoms.
Hormones and How They Interact We often talk about specific hormone problems as though they can be treated individually, but it’s important to understand that all the hormones interact with and affect each other.
What is bioidentical hormone replacement therapy and how does it differ from traditional HRT?
PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) PCOS is a hormonal disorder that involves multiple organ systems within the body. This condition can affect females of all ages and encompasses a group of signs and symptoms that can and should be properly treated and managed.
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