(Video) How to Control Estrogen, Reduce Disease Risk, and Optimize Your Health

Estrogen is a mitogenic hormone which means it stimulates the replication and reproduction of cells. This is a good thing in pregnant women but for the rest of us, wildly replicating cells is dangerous to our health, and it sets the stage for the growth of cancerous tumors. Many people think of estrogen as a female hormone, and although it does play a more dominant role in women’s bodies, men are affected by it too. An estrogen deficiency can cause muscle and bone loss, weight gain, increased heart disease risk, lowered libido and fertility issues in both males and females alike. Too much estrogen (a condition referred to as estrogen dominance) is much more common than too little however, and it can cause a range of undesirable symptoms including hair loss, weight gain, infertility, loss of libido, anxiety, fatigue, PMS, fibroids, autoimmune disorder and certain types of cancer.

(Video) Chronic Fatigue, Stress, and Cortisol

Cortisol is a natural hormone that the body produces on a regular basis. Unfortunately, too much cortisol, or to little even, can be very dangerous for the body. Running on high levels of cortisol will eventually cause your body to stop making that hormone. Once this happens the body goes into that “fight or flight” mode, and runs on pure adrenaline, which is an even more toxic hormone to constantly live off of.

(Video) Chef AJ’s 5 Simple Steps to Extraordinary Health and Happiness

Chef AJ is a chef and culinary instructor, the host of the television series ‘Healthy Living with CHEF AJ,’ and the author of the popular book ‘Unprocessed: How to Achieve Vibrant Health and Your Ideal Weight.’ Chef AJ has devoted the better part of her life to researching the “how-to’s” of health and happiness, and below are her top 5 tips for achieving a synergistic blend of both.

(Video) Chronic Fatigue: Hidden Causes and Natural Treatments

Chronic fatigue syndrome, or CFS, is a complicated disorder that effects more than a million Americans. In addition to causing extreme and relentless fatigue that is not solved by sleep, CFS can also cause symptoms such as muscle pain, frequent headaches, multijoint pain (without the presence of redness or swelling), insomnia, loss of memory or concentration, frequent sore throats, and tender lymph nodes. The symptoms may be worsened by physical or mental activity, and they don’t improve with rest.

(Video) How to Identify and Eliminate Food Sensitivities, And Feel Healthier Than Ever

Did you know that food sensitivities are on the rise and you may be suffering with a multitude of mental, physical and emotional symptoms that are caused by unidentified food sensitivities? Overtime, you may have become so accustom to these symptoms, that you don’t even realize just how terrible you feel, and you won’t feel any better until you identify and eliminate the food/s that you’re sensitive to. Don’t settle for subpar health, read on to discover how to recognize, identify and eliminate food sensitivities, and prepare yourself to feel better than ever!

The Hidden Cause of Brain Fog and How to Reverse It Naturally

Ever looked all over for your glasses or sunglasses only to realize they’re on your head? Or panicked while running late because you couldn’t remember where you put your keys? Brain fog, which can manifest as confusion, an inability to focus or concentrate, and/or poor recall -- isn’t just a problem experienced by the elderly or chronic fatigue sufferers; a vast majority of the general population suffers with it at some point or another. And many people suffer with it daily, despite having no diagnosable health condition.

How Adrenal Fatigue Affects You- An Interview with Dr. James Wilson

We recently had the privilege to sit down with Dr. James Wilson, author of “Adrenal Fatigue: The 21st Century Stress Syndrome”, and discuss with him the causes and effects of adrenal stress. Dr. Wilson has been working for years to “help people, help themselves” by overcoming fatigue, and begin a stress free lifestyle. 80 percent of Dr. Wilson’s patience have struggled with this unbearable problem, which encouraged Wilson to spread the word about how this problem can be solved.

Top 4 Reasons Why You Should Eat Vegan

More than 65% of Americans are overweight or obese, and almost half of all Americans have at least one major risk factor for America’s #1 killer – heart disease. Lifestyle factors such as exercise, sleep patterns and stress levels all impact your overall health and disease risk; however, the most profound influence by far is your diet. The Standard American Diet (SAD) -- high in animal products, sugar and processed foods, has caused nearly one in two Americans to suffer from chronic disease, and has actually reduced the life expectancy of Americans. Fortunately, there is a simple solution – veganism.

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