• Blog,  gut health,  Hair,  Healthy Hormones,  Thyroid Health,  Vitamins,  Women's Health

    Thinning or Brittle Hair? Check your Hormones!

    Luscious locks. Flowing tresses. Who doesn’t want to have a full head of shiny hair? Our culture certainly gives us the message that beautiful hair symbolizes youth and beauty. However, particularly as we age, many of us find that the soft, full hair we may have taken for granted in our younger days starts to fade and becomes thinner and more brittle. These changes can happen to both men and women. As You Age, So Does Your Hair Of course,…

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    Estrogen and the Prostate

    Estrogen and the Prostate Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy, or BPH is a condition where the enlargement of the prostate can cause uncomfortable urinary symptoms. It has been found that by the age of 70, approximately 80% of men will be affected by this condition. The most common explanation for this condition is the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone or DHT by the enzyme 5 alpha reductase. As men age, the testosterone levels decline but DHT levels increase which causes the growth…