Health Articles — Oestrogen

Hormone Imbalance in Men as well as Women

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  Hormone Imbalance in Men as well as Women There are many indications of hormone imbalance and the difficult part about making the assessment about whether the hormones are out of balance or not is that a lot of the signs and symptoms can also be signs and symptoms of other conditions in the body.  That's where seeing a Naturopath comes in handy rather than a google search.  Naturopath's are trained detectives when it comes to imbalances, we look for the underlying cause rather than focusing on the symptom. Hormone imbalance is at an all time high.   The obvious...

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Fatty Liver Disease

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  Fatty Liver Disease - What is it? It is a condition where there is a build up of excess fat in the liver cells. It affects about 1 in every 10 people in Western countries.  There are two different types. Non-alcoholic fatty liver and alcoholic fatty liver disease.  One is due to alcohol and the other is mainly due to metabolic processes from the food you eat and can also result from gut issues and not being able to break down and utilise the food you do eat.  It doesn't matter which one you have they both end up...

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Endometriosis, a potential cause of painful periods

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I’m sure we have all heard of it before but do we really know what it is and how common it is?About 1 in 10 women will have endometriosis and not realise it.Unfortunately, there is a delay of about 7 – 10 years from when signs and symptoms begin to an actual diagnosis. It can begin anywhere from beginning of menstruation as a young girl to menopause.Why does it take so long to diagnose?It is quite simple.Signs and symptoms become accepted as a normal part of a woman’s menstrual cycle by both women & girls as well as medical practitioners....

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