The production of hormones is done by many glands throughout our body, and together they are part of the endocrine system.

When you have a thyroid disorder or disease, these conditions originate in the endocrine system and cause a hormone imbalance. When you have a hormone imbalance, the amount of hormone produced by a specific endocrine gland is either too little, or too much of one or many hormones.

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Testosterone isn’t just for men.  Women need certain amounts of testosterone, which is generally known as a "male" hormone, for good health.  Testosterone is responsible for the development of male sexual characteristics in men; in women, it is associated with regulation of muscle mass, fat dissemination and sex drive. 

 A woman's sexual desire (libido) naturally fluctuates over the years.

Highs and lows in libido can coincide with the beginning or ending of a relationship, and with major life changes such as pregnancy, menopause or illness and can greatly affect the quality of life.

Mood swings are one of the most common symptoms of menopause.

creating a rollercoaster of emotions for the women who suffer from them, if you are one of these people, there are some simple changes that you can make to ease the emotional teeter-totter caused by fluctuating hormones.  

Are you depressed or do you suffer from anxiety?

Are you seeking relief from your own mind? As you search for answers to these pressing health concerns, it helps to understand how hormones and other brain chemicals affect moods.  

Autoimmune diseases are on the rise.

There are currently more than 80 identified autoimmune diseases including those you have likely heard of: 

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