Understanding Hormone Balance Disruptors

Hormonal balance is essential to a healthy mind and body but can be disrupted in a variety of ways. Raising children, having a demanding career, juggling schedules, over-exercising, not getting proper sleep, eating junk on the run, etc. all place a heavy toll on our bodies and cause chaos on our hormones. In today’s modern,…

Lower Blood Pressure Naturally

The heart is an amazing muscle continually working on getting blood to every part of the body. Just like an engine makes a car run, the heart keeps your body running. This steady flow carries with it oxygen, fuel, hormones, and a host of essential cells. It also flushes away the waste products of metabolism.…

Ways to Help PMS and Menopausal Symptoms Naturally

You are not destined to feel uncomfortable and miserable! We’ve all been there. It’s that time of the month and our bodies (and brains) seem to go haywire. We have breast tenderness, we feel puffy and bloated, we experience terrible cramps, and on top of it, we don’t know if we want to cry or…

What are hormones? Uncovering the secret task-force within!

Have you ever wondered, “Just what are hormones?” It’s one thing to know that hormones play their role in our bodies, but do you REALLY know what hormones are, what they do, and how they can contribute to some of the major issues women face? “Oh, she’s just being hormonal!” Let’s be honest here, how…

Natural Solutions to Help Thyroid Dysfunction

The thyroid gland might be a small part of the body, but it’s anything but insignificant. In fact, it’s kind of a big deal. The thyroid, found in the middle of the lower neck, produces hormones that affect every cell in the body. These help the body use energy, regulate the production of protein, stay…

An In-depth look at Blood Sugar and your Hormones

Insulin resistance has become a huge problem in our culture and it can lead to myriad of chronic health problems. Since insulin is a hormone, and all hormones communicate with each other, increased insulin levels disrupt every other hormone system in your body. When insulin isn’t doing its job, it’s nearly impossible to reduce the…

Reduce your Breast Cancer Risk Naturally

If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with breast cancer or if you are concerned about the chances of being diagnosed, it can be a scary thing. Although it is often said that there is no way to prevent breast cancer, even the medical community will agree that there are numerous, natural lifestyle…

Can Natural Hormone Balancing Help my PCOS?

Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, is one of the most common hormonal endocrine disorders in women. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, about one in 20 women in their childbearing years and one in 10 women as young as 11-years of age are affected by PCOS. That’s an estimated…

Tips for a Healthy Happy Summer

Have a Guilt Free Summer. Weekends at the beach, outdoor dinners with friends, and backyard barbecues all have two things in common, the people we love and food temptations galore! If you’re trying to lose weight this summer, on the BeBalanced program, or you simply want to eat healthier, you might be thinking you’re better…

The Effect of Midlife Divorce and Relationship Issues on Your Hormones

By: Dawn Cutillo We now know that any type of mental emotional and physical stress takes a toll on your hormones and can cause imbalances. These imbalances make you less able to deal with stress, exacerbating the situation. Often midlife women have a hard time dealing with many symptoms related to perimenopause and the full…