We all know how important exercise is for good health in general, but you may not realize how it can affect your hormone balance. Exercise is a great leveler as it can reduce excess hormones and bring hormones back into balance.
If you notice your weight starting to creep up once you hit 30, your lifestyle could be having more effect than you think. We all know the obvious triggers such as eating too much and not doing much exercise but there are some sneakier factors that can play a big part in weight gain.
43% of all adults suffer adverse effects due to stress! 75% to 90% of all visits to primary care physicians are in some way related to the adverse impact of stress. This means that at some point all of us have succumbed to the effects of stress in our lives in one way or another.
Stress is an unavoidable fact of life. Fortunately we have physiologic systems in place to help us cope in our response to stress. When our bodies are under stress, our adrenal glands produce hormones in order for us to respond to the stress.