Fortunately, there are natural remedies available that may support a healthy symptom-free menstrual cycle. One option to discuss with your doctor is calcium. A recent systematic review compiled data from 14 clinical studies and determined serum calcium levels trend lower in women who experience PMS. The evidence analyzed also suggests calcium supplementation could significantly improve PMS symptoms.
Beyond Fertility – The Effects of Progesterone on Pain Management, Immune Function, and Bone Remodeling
This is our third blog post about progesterone, which is a fascinating hormone produced by the adrenal glands, reproductive organs, and brain in men and women. Yes - men need progesterone too, even though progesterone is often thought of as a female hormone required for a healthy pregnancy and fertility. While progesterone is produced in the most robust amounts during pregnancy, progesterone is an important hormone that supports general health in both women and men.
Beyond Pregnancy – The Effects of Progesterone on Mood, Gut Motility (Period Poops!), Blood Pressure, Metabolism, Hair, and Skin in Men and Women
The word progesterone translates to “promoting gestation,” so progesterone is often thought of as a female hormone required for fertility and healthy pregnancy. While this is true, progesterone has many effects beyond pregnancy, and an ideal progesterone level supports optimal health in men and women of all ages.
The word progesterone means “promoting gestation,” and progesterone is often considered a female hormone since high progesterone levels are present during healthy pregnancy. But - progesterone is also an important hormone that supports fertility and general health in men... In men, progesterone, which is a precursor for testosterone production, is predominately produced by the adrenal glands and the testes. Continue reading this blog post to learn more about the beneficial effects of optimal salivary progesterone levels on fertility in women and men.
Many men believe the higher the testosterone level, the better, but high testosterone levels can cause harm. Too much of a good thing is not always good, even in men! And - it is well-known that high testosterone levels in women are associated with numerous health concerns. Thus, testosterone is a hormone that must be present at an optimal level because high free testosterone levels can cause significant health issues...