How stress and hormones impact mood

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Many people – and doctors – use antidepressants as a first-line of treatment against depression, anxiety and similar mood disorders. However, many of these conditions are actually hormonal in nature and can be resolved much more effectively (and with far fewer side effects!) using bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT).

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Stress-Reduction Techniques Can Decrease Risk of Heart Disease

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According to an article on NaturalNews.com, recent studies funded by the Medical College of Wisconsin and Iowa’s Maharishi University have concluded that people who use stress-reduction techniques such as breathing exercises and meditation can significantly reduce their risk of heart attack, stroke and death attributed to heart disease.

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60 Seconds With Dr. Kenneth Raskin

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Take a minute to get to know Kenneth Raskin, M.D. of BodyLogicMD’s first Winconsin-based practice, BodyLogicMD of Milwaukee!

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60 Seconds With Dr. Benita Swartout

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60 seconds with Dr. Swartout of BodyLogicMD of Nashville – BodyLogicMD’s first Tennessee-based practice!

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Bioidentical hormones may be the answer if you're feeling depressed

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Can hormones cause depression? The answer in short is yes. Hormones have an enormous impact on mood, sleep and many other factors that are essential for quality of life. While depression certainly can have a number of emotional and psychological causes, the role of hormones cannot be overlooked.

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What Is The Connection Between Weight Gain And Hormones?

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Weight gain in men and women can be a result of a hormonal imbalance. Hormones decline as we age and as they do, contribute to men and women’s propensity to gain weight.

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What Is The Connection Between Hormones And PMS?

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Dr. Roger Spahr of BodyLogicMD of Indianapolis discusses the connection between hormones and PMS. The rise and fall of estrogen and progesterone hormone levels cause PMS symptoms.

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Tax Day – You Are in Control of Your Cortisol Levels

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Although we don’t have a lot of control over things like paying taxes, we can control our hormone levels and how we are prepared to respond to the stressors of every day life.

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I Need Relief From PMS…Now!

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With a combination of bioidentical hormone therapy and a fitness and nutrition program, many of our patients have been able to normalize their cycle and subsequently experience relief from the symptoms caused by the PMS hormones.

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A Testosterone Recession?

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Dr. Alicia Stanton, CMO BodyLogicMD Connecticut discusses the effect of the economic recession and financial stress and a man’s testosterone levels and overall well-being.

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