Balance Hormones

Keep your hair on your head, your feet warm at night and your sex drive high. Thyroid health, adrenal health, and fertility depend on good nutrition, including good fats and enough minerals, to balance your hormones for physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. 

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 Handpicked. From education to self-care solutions.


01.  What you need to know about your thyroid health

Meet your thyroid, one of the largest endocrine glands, greatly influences almost every cell in your body.

via Mercola →

02.  What does thyroid disease feel like?

Putting thyroid disease into perspective with shared experiences.

via Thyroid Pharmacist →

03.  Sick2death

For those wanting some powerful edutainment… artist Maggie Hadleigh-West exposes her determined thirty-year struggle to regain her spiraling health stemming from a thyroid problem.

via Sick2Death →

04.  The nutrient deficiency that no one has heard of, but almost everyone has

Magnesium governs our pituitary health and without it we produce less of the hormones like fsh (follicular stimulating) lh (luteinizing) and tsh (thyroid stimulating) that signal other glands in your endocrine system to perform at their best. 

via Flo Living →

05.  The delicate balance of iodine in thyroid health

What can we say about iodine that is not merely speculative and might affect their thyroid condition or prevent one? 

via Naturopathic Doctor News & Review →

06.  Exposure to flame retardants linked to changes in thyroid hormones

Pregnant women with higher blood levels of a common flame retardant had altered thyroid hormone levels, a result that could have implications for fetal health.

via Berkeley News →

07.  Dirty dozen endocrine disruptors

Here are 12 of the worst hormone disrupters, how they do their dirty deeds, and some tips on how to avoid them.

via Environmental Working Group →

08.  Top 10 adrenal fatigue facts made easy

Adrenal fatigue is real and related to hormone balance.

via Dr. Lam →

09.  Adrenal fatigue Rx

A really intriguing explanation into what really might cause adrenal fatigue… a brain injury.

via Dr. Jack Kruse →

10.  Estrogen dilemma: There Is no dilemma when you know the details

Bio-identical hormones when delivered biomimically and monitored to be in sync with your body will have a dramatic effect on your whole mental balance as well as body balance.

via Huffington Post →

11.  How chronic stress leads to hormone imbalance

Stressing out has a huge impact on health including PMS, low libido, irregular periods, low thyroid function, osteoporosis and infertility.

via The Paleo Mom → 

12.  Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) & breast cancer: what you need to know

HRT is either a godsend or a curse for the long-term health and well-being of menopausal women. The reason for this is that there is a lot of confusion out there about HRT.

via The Truth About Cancer →

13.  Andropause (a.k.a. “manopause”, male menopause)

From man boobs to erectile dysfunction to low testosterone levels… menopause for men is real. Listen to this podcast.

via Chris Kresser →

14.  Early menopause is more than annoying

Women who experience hot flashes and night sweats earlier in life are more likely to die from cardiovascular disease than women with later-onset menopausal symptoms, a new study finds.

via Futurity →

15.  When missed periods are a metabolic problem

The hormonal disorder known as Polycystic Ovary Syndrome affects around 10 percent of women, but scientists are only just beginning to understand it.

via The Atlantic →

16.  Thyroid cancer and mobile phone usage

Emerging research shows EMF is impacting our thyroid function.

via Safer EMR →

17.  Water fluoridation may increase risk of underactive thyroid disorder

A large study that looked at data from nearly every general medical practice in england suggests that water fluoridation may increase the risk of developing hypohyroidism or underactive thyroid.

via Newsweek →

18.  Is melatonin the link between sleep and breast cancer?

The hormone melatonin appears to suppress the growth of breast cancer tumors, say researchers.  

via Futurity →

19.  Low thyroid hormone raises risk for Type 2 diabetes

People with prediabetes and low thyroid function were more than twice as likely to progress to full-blown type 2 diabetes compared to those with normal thyroid-hormone levels in a new study.

via Endocrine Web →

20.  10 ways to balance your hormones naturally

A great read from Dr. Josh Axe that covers hormone imbalance symptoms and causes to solutions.

via Dr. Axe →

21.  10 things that stopped my thyroid hair loss

A thorough walk-through of what you can do to stop hair loss and reboot hair growth.

via Hyperthyroid Mom →

22.  Balancing your hormones! Can it slow down the aging process?

While our hormones naturally decline with age, it is many of our diet and lifestyle choices that speed up the process of declining hormones, and this speeds up the ageing process. So what can we do?

via Planet Naturopath →

23.  Dr. Sara Gottfried, MD: Hormone alchemy

Listen to this podcast to learn how to biohack your way to happy hormones.

via Bulletproof →

24.  5 natural ways to balance your hormones

For the past few years, hormone replacement therapy has become a well-publicized and highly debated topic, and many women are looking for natural alternatives to “standard” hormone therapy.

via Chopra Center →

25.  Yoga for rejuvenating thyroid glands

Join Samara Chopra as she demonstrates yogic techniques that actively massage and stimulate the thyroid gland.

via YouTube →

26.  Are gender-bending chemicals causing gender-bending confusion?

Welcome to a Brave New World… How much of this gender confusion is due to gender-bending chemicals in the environment? Our hormones are getting very mixed signals due to the amount of xenoestrogens in our environment.

via Holy Hormones →

27.  How to balance your hormones naturally during menopause and perimenopause 

There are wrist and ankle acupressure points to balance your hormones.

via YouTube →

28.  How to treat female hormonal acne naturally & get clear skin

Explore the common causes and natural remedies to treat female hormonal acne and promote clear skin

via Ladies Balance →

29.  Sleep and testosterone

Hey guys, a new extra hours of sleep can double your testosterone

via Anabolic Men →

30.  14 ways to naturally increase your testosterone

via Now Loss →

31.  Dose of oxytocin may make men feel spiritual

Hormone oxytocin, dubbed the “love hormone” for its role in promoting social bonding, altruism, and more, may also support men’s spirituality.

via Futurity →

32.  Want to lose fat? Count your hormones, not your calories

Calories don’t control metabolism — hormones do. Calories don’t determine what type of weight you will lose and where you may lost it from— hormones do. 

via Huffington Post →

33.  Saliva: Secret ingredient in the best kisses

Balanced hormones= healthier saliva= sexier kissing. 

via Live Science →

34.  Ashwagandha: Sexual healing herb

Insight into other health benefits of Ashwagandha, its garden behavior and some enjoyable ways to introduce Ashwagandha into our daily lifestyles

via YouTube →

35.  Orgasm balances your hormones, according to Hippocrates + modern research

Oh Yes!!

via Sara Gottfried MD →

36.  Restore hormonal balance for improved fertility

A long but thorough article on hormone balance for conception

via Natural Fertility →

37.  Sunshine vitamin regenerates and detoxifies your hormones

Sometimes called the 'sunshine vitamin' because it is found in high levels in citrus fruits, vitamin C has a uniquely regenerative role in hormone health and cancer prevention that has been overlooked for over twenty years

via GreenMedInfo →

38.  Zinc’s powerful hormone balancing

Zinc’s powerful hormone balancing properties can help improve prostate health and prevent male pattern baldness.

via Pharmacist Ben →

39.  5 reasons to sleep naked

…that all lead back to hormone balance. We’re taking off our clothes right now.

via Dr. Natasha Turner →