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PCOS: Addressing the Root Cause

What exactly is PCOS? One of the most common endocrine disorders in young women and leading cause of infertility in American women of childbearing age is the condition known as PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome). Like other syndromes, PCOS is actually a cluster of symptoms, most notable of which is an unusually high level of androgen hormones (male sex hormones) in women. The name originates from the presence of ovarian “cysts”, which are actually immature egg follicles that never descend into... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Monday, May 13, 2019

The Endocrine Disorder in America NO ONE is Talking About

There are currently about 25 million Americans diagnosed with some sort of thyroid disorder.  Thyroid disorders tend to be more prominent in women and the probability of a thyroid disorder occurring is four times more likely in women than in men.    What exactly is the thyroid? A butterfly shaped gland in the neck Makes T3 , T4 and calcitonin (calcium regulating hormone) Symptoms of a Thyroid disorder Weight gain, even though you are not eating more food. Increased sen... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Thursday, January 22, 2015