The hormone missing from a low-fat diet that could treat Alzheimer’s
Alzheimer’s disease is like a thief stealing a person’s memories and personality. No treatment exists that can halt its progression, but researchers are coming closer to finding compounds that can unravel the complex mechanisms behind the onset of Alzheimer’s. The latest? A hormone that will make you want to ditch your low-fat diet.
One more reason to read product labels: Hormone interference
Endocrine disruptors are everywhere. In the clothes we wear, the furniture we sit on and the products we slather on our skin. They lurk, waiting to tip our hormones from a healthy balance and cause disease. Luckily, a brand-new study found a simple way to lower the levels of these disruptors in your body. ..
The connection between low testosterone and the worst COVID-19 prognosis
Men might tell you they are bigger, stronger and, therefore, healthier than women… but medical records don’t lie. The truth is that men, by and large, succumb to disease and even death more often and at younger ages than women. This is a truth that has been proven again with COVID-19. And it has a lot to do with testosterone…
Why menopause may put you at risk for liver damage
There’s a common misconception that liver disease only threatens people who drink a lot of alcohol or take a lot of medications. But nonalcoholic fatty liver disease can strike anyone and lead to liver damage, liver cancer, liver failure and even death. Unfortunately, one group of women may be extra vulnerable to this dangerous liver disease…
7 reasons your sex drive (and your health) may be lagging
It’s normal to go through ups and downs when it comes to your sex drive. However, if you’ve found that your libido is chronically lagging, there could be something more going on. And even though it’s easy to just fall into a rut, a healthy sex life has too many health benefits to give up on…
The common testosterone thief targeting men and women
Testosterone is the elixir of life, an antidote to some of the worst health issues plaguing us today. You might think it’s just men who need to protect their levels as much as possible. But women need it to… because this testosterone-thief doesn’t discriminate.