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Australian Emu Oil Now Available – Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Aging

By |2020-06-12T21:31:20+00:00June 12th, 2020|Balancing Hormones, Detoxifying, Expert Guidance, Healthy Food and Supplements, Improved Mood and Mental Clarity|

Emu Oil – The Traditional Nutrient Dense Sacred Food of Australian Aboriginals We are please to announce that we are now carrying Emu Oil from Australia distributed in the United States by Walkabout Health Products of Marshfield, Wisconsin. Emu Oil’s main benefits are anti-inflammatory and anti-aging. Emu Oil is a [...]

February 2019 Newsletter: Two of the Biggest Threats to Your Health

By |2019-12-10T20:44:07+00:00January 29th, 2019|Balancing Hormones, Detoxifying, Healthy Living Suggestions|

Winter is here! Today has been a snow day here in Milwaukee. I have been working from home, catching up on e-mails, talking to out-of-state clients, and rescheduling all my in-town clients. We’ve had about 7-10 inches of snow and more seems to be coming. The below zero weather comes [...]

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Steroid Hormones Part 5: Hormonal Imbalances

By |2019-12-16T23:30:21+00:00January 31st, 2014|Balancing Hormones, How The Body Works, Improved Mood and Mental Clarity|

Steroid Hormones Part 5: Hormonal Imbalances At the core of many symptoms suffered by both men and women are hormonal imbalances. Imbalances occur several ways. There are deficiencies, there are excess, and there are relational imbalances. We have previously mentioned “estrogen dominance” which is an example of a relational imbalance. [...]

Steroid Hormones Part 4: Female and Male Life Cycles

By |2019-12-16T23:31:02+00:00January 28th, 2014|Balancing Hormones, How The Body Works, Improved Mood and Mental Clarity|

Steroid Hormones Part 4: Female and Male Life Cycles Before we look at hormonal imbalances, let’s get a quick understanding of the hormonal stages of the typical female and male life cycles. Female Life Cycle Once the female reaches puberty she has entered her reproductive years. To reach full reproductive [...]

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Steroid Hormones Part 3: Introduction to Testosterone, Estrogen, and Progesterone

By |2019-12-16T23:30:55+00:00January 24th, 2014|Balancing Hormones, How The Body Works, Improved Mood and Mental Clarity|

Steroid Hormones Part 3: Introduction to Testosterone, Estrogen, and Progesterone Testosterone Testosterone is the main male and androgen hormone. It is produced in the testes (males) and in the ovaries and adrenal glands (females). It is also produced by the conversion of androstenedione and at times DHEA. It is a [...]

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Steroid Hormones Part 2: Cortisol and Stress

By |2019-12-16T23:31:20+00:00January 20th, 2014|Balancing Hormones, How The Body Works, Improved Mood and Mental Clarity|

Steroid Hormones Part 2: Cortisol and Stress Cortisol Cortisol is made in the adrenal cortex. It is primarily known for its role in our stress response by engaging the sympathetic nervous system (better known as “fight or flight”). Here’s the basic mechanism: We see a tiger. We need to run. [...]

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Steroid Hormones Part 1: Introduction, Cholesterol, Pregnenolone, and DHEA

By |2019-12-16T23:31:35+00:00January 17th, 2014|Balancing Hormones, How The Body Works, Improved Mood and Mental Clarity|

Steroid Hormones Part 1: Introduction, Cholesterol, Pregnenolone, and DHEA We now turn our attention to the steroid hormones, and particularly the sex hormones (a subset of the steroids). These hormones are made in a variety of organs and their production is linked with sex and life cycle. We will briefly [...]

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Meet Your Hormones – The Endocrine System – Part 2

By |2019-12-16T23:32:41+00:00January 5th, 2014|Balancing Hormones, How The Body Works, Improved Mood and Mental Clarity|

In Part 1 of this article I introduced the endocrine system. The overview continues here. Following is a brief overview of the glands, the hormone(s) they produce, and the function of those hormones. Future articles will provide more details. Pineal gland Melatonin – sleep regulation, internal clock. Hypothalamus Produces several [...]

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