Millions of Americans have high TSH, but many aren’t aware that anything is wrong—or don’t realize the symptoms they have are related to their thyroid. Knowing the symptoms of high TSH can put you on the road to receiving the care you need to improve your quality of life and protect your long-term health.
Does it feel like just yesterday when you were in your prime, energetic, and fit? Or does it seem like a lifetime ago? Whenever they occur, unwanted changes like weight gain and loss of fitness can be deeply distressing, but when you’re over 50, losing weight and recapturing physical health can seem elusive.
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There are many reasons men go without treatment for androgen deficiency. It may be that the changes in your hormone levels came on so gradually that you don’t recognize how seriously they are impacting your life, even as it becomes evident to those around you. You may dismiss your symptoms as normal complications of aging and think you just have to live with them. Even if you know something is wrong, you might not want to admit that there’s a problem. Or you may be embarrassed to talk about what you are experiencing, even with the most compassionate of medical professionals. But whatever the reason and whatever your stage of life, you can make a different choice.
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“You should get your hormones tested!”
How many times have you heard that comment? We’re often encouraged to look closely at our hormones when we experience symptoms that hint at conditions like hypothyroidism, menopause, or low testosterone. Indeed, fatigue, depression, hair loss, weight gain, weight loss, temperature sensitivity, mood changes, sleep disturbances, and anxiety are all common symptoms of hormonal changes or imbalances. But even if you know that a hormone test might be a good idea, you may not know what it entails—or where to get one.
Hormone imbalance is a big buzzword in the women’s health and wellness space today. The trouble is, many people don’t understand what actually causes a hormone imbalance—or how to treat one properly. At the same time, natural remedies for hormonal imbalances in females are becoming increasingly popular, and women tend to seek these remedies because they’re marketed as being safer and having fewer side effects than conventional medicine.
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Low testosterone, also known as low-T, can occur as a result of injury, surgery, or chronic illness and cause a host of symptoms that compromise your quality of life. But the most common cause of low testosterone isn’t an accident or illness— it’s aging. And the symptoms are no less serious because they’re driven by a natural process.
After Jessica’s last annual check-up, her health seemed fine. But a few months later, she slipped into a funk and felt incapable of building up the motivation and physical energy to go about her daily life. Her joints started to ache, and her physical fitness dropped precipitously. Even though she wasn’t depressed, her mood was low and her anxiety was higher than normal. Her doctor wasn’t able to find anything to explain her symptoms and simply suggested she get more rest and exercise.
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Despite sticking to his tried-and-true jogging and weight lifting routine, Mark noticed that he seemed to be losing muscle mass. Where his triceps once held his skin taut, flabbiness was starting to take over. But the real wake-up call came when he saw an older picture of himself. In the two years since the picture was taken, his pectoral areas had grown substantially—but it was all fat. When increasing his workouts didn’t help, Mark began to wonder if he had a health issue that he wasn’t aware of.
The term anxiety disorders encompasses a group of related conditions, each having unique symptoms. They are a form of mental illness that can be managed and potentially eliminated with proper care and attention from healthcare professionals, loved ones, and, most importantly, the person suffering from anxiety.
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Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) is a powerful therapy made from plant-based hormones that are chemically identical to those produced by the body. BHRT is prescribed to treat a wide variety of hormone-related symptoms in both men and women, including those going through menopause or andropause and who have thyroid disorders or adrenal fatigue. Whether you need support due to natural hormonal transitions or a medical condition, BHRT can be a life-changing therapy that has helped people take control of their health and find a comfortable balance for over 30 years.