Depression and your Hormones

Feeling down from time to time is a natural and normal part of the human experience. In fact, mood is one of the many ways our bodies can speak to us, letting us know something isn’t right. Sadness and anxiety can come on during a stressful life event such as the death of a loved…

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…

What is Estrogen Dominance and How can it Affect you?

Are you struggling with mood swings, weight gain, or low libido? If so, you could be dealing with a hormone imbalance called estrogen dominance. Estrogen is one of the most important female reproductive hormones and is crucial for day-to-day functioning. It regulates menstruation, improve the thickness and quality of the skin, helps regulate cholesterol production in…

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…