Natural Progesterone

Laurie Neri Hormones 3 Comments

Wow!!  Where do I begin to talk about this amazing hormone. For those of us whom have been pregnant, we remember that deep, wonderful sleep the first trimester. Woman produce this hormone in both the ovaries and small amounts in the adrenals.  Besides being necessary for the survival of the fetus, it can serve on many other levels. It can …

DHEA

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DHEA, dehydroepiandrosterone, is hormone produced in the adrenal glands. When the body is low in DHEA, your ability to fight infection decreases. Autoimmune disorders, asthma, high cholesterol, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, osteoporosis, allergies, depression,  Alzheimer’s and yes – even cancer. DHEA is converted in the body to other hormones such as testosterone, estrogen, and progesterone.  Supplementation can help with muscle …

Adrenal Glands

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The adrenal glands are in the back, located on top of the kidneys. These glands are responsible for so many hormones in both men and woman. “Flight or fight” hormones that assist us in stressful situations such as epinephrine and nor-epinephrine. And then there are the steroid hormones that all have many a job including assisting the body in fighting …