Menopause symptoms begin years before actual menopause, and may continue after. Here’s a list of some of the 30+ possible menopausal symptoms.
You depend on your gut microbiome for good physical health. Those legions of bacteria, yeasts, and fungi living in your digestive tract process food for you, supplying you with energy and nutrients. Now new research suggests those microscopic creatures can have a dramatic impact on your mental health as well.
Testosterone levels drop as men age. Also, some men have naturally low testosterone levels. Testosterone serves important functions, contributing to sex drive and muscle development, so why not replace it? This may seem straightforward, but there are serious ramifications to consider about testosterone replacement therapy.
Hormones play a vital role in weight gain and loss. Some affect appetite, while others affect how readily your body gives up calories stored in fat. While there is no magic pill that can switch these on and off, there are tricks you can use in your diet to switch the right weight loss hormones on – and turn off the hormones that can lead to weight gain.