Hormones 101 (The Great, Big, Web of Connections)

Have you ever wondered why stress can make you miss your period, or why you’re totally exhausted after busy seasons at work? Well, you can thank your hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal-thyroid-gonadal axis for those things, along with quite a few of the other physiological phenomena we experience in this life. “Okay, okay, hypothalamo-whatta-whatta?“ If that’s what you’re thinking, … More Hormones 101 (The Great, Big, Web of Connections)

The Truth About Weight and Health

The messages we hear in our culture very much attribute health problems to weight gain. Conversations about chronic conditions like diabetes and heart disease are very weight-focused, with weight loss often being the only “lifestyle recommendation” given by healthcare providers to those looking to avoid medications. But weight loss recommendations don’t always translate to improved … More The Truth About Weight and Health