Medical Mondays: How are hormones and stress related?

I’m 47-years-old and I’ve been researching natural hormone replacement options to help me find some relief from my hot flashes and moodiness. Another big issue I’ve been dealing with is stress. I’ve always been high-strung, but lately I’ve noticed that I fly off the handle over the smallest of things. Is it true that hormones or lack thereof can make stress worse? Also, what are some things that I can do that might help me de-stress?

Holidays, Hormones and Depression

 For most people the holidays bring an overwhelming sense of too much to get done accompanied with stress and in some people even bouts of depression.  But beating the holiday blues might be as simple as working to balance your hormone levels.   This is the time of year when people feel increasingly overwhelmed, stressed and … Continued