Posts Tagged ‘hormone’

Disturb Something

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Willingness to change is vital to healthy aging, especially in today’s world. Stagnant water holds no life. Only the water that is moving, flowing and teaming with activity will sustain life. The still waters of a healthy pond are actually, almost invisibly moving, disturbed and refreshed by the inlet and outlet of the deeper waters below the stillness. (more…)

Heart Disease Killer in Menopausal Women

Friday, February 17th, 2012

The No. 1 cause of sickness and death in the menopausal woman is heart disease. In 1993, the number of deaths from heart disease in menopausal women was about double that from all deaths resulting from all cancers, diabetes and accidents combined.
A major fear in maturing women is of getting some form of cancer, particularly breast and ovarian. Cancer is a dreadful disease, no question. In fact, 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. However, it is a woman’s risk for cardiovascular disease that plays the greatest role in how healthy she will be in her post-menopausal years. Since a woman today has an average life expectancy of about 80 years, she will probably live about a third of her life in her post-menopausal years. Therefore, it is important to reduce as many risk factors for heart disease as possible. (more…)

DHEA Hormone Review

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

The hormone DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone) is widely sold as a dietary supplement, and sometimes hyped as a fountain of youth. While this very important hormone may offer therapeutic benefits, it is actually not a dietary supplement at all. It’s a steroid hormone produced by the adrenal gland, and is a medication like cortisone, estrogen, or testosterone.