Hormones, produced by glands and organs in our bodies, are the chemical messengers that carry the information needed by your body to survive and keep it functioning at optimal levels, controlling most major bodily functions, from simple basic needs like hunger to complex systems like reproduction, and even emotions and mood.
While it’s easy to think that more would be better when taking hormone supplements, that is not the case. In fact, you could unknowingly be causing damage.
“Hormones direct such vital functions as growth, reproduction, and metabolism. While hormonal imbalances get blamed for health problems from mood swings to weight gain to depression, some people intentionally increase their levels of certain hormones using supplements, to build muscle strength and restore lost youthfulness, for example.” Read more…
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