How do we simultaneously bring the best information science has to offer and years of ancestral wisdom into our modern lives?
Here on our blog we’ll show you how. You’ll find information that brings these two worlds together in order to improve your daily life and overall wellbeing.
Today I want to focus on one specific birth control pill side effect that’s rarely discussed: elevated sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG). High SHBG affects hormone levels, blood clotting risk, and overall health. Keep reading to learn how the pill affects testosterone in women, what symptoms of low testosterone might look like, and the risks of elevated SHBG.
Birth control pills are a popular and effective form of birth control, but they may cause unintended side effects, including long-term changes in sex hormone binding globulin. Today I will cover the basics of contraceptive pills, birth control pill effectiveness, and side effects.
The liver serves many functions, and a primary one is detoxification. The liver not only detoxifies the estrogen made by your body but xenoestrogens too. When the liver is overwhelmed with xenoestrogens to detoxify, it may need some support. Today, I will focus on xenoestrogens and their impact on your liver and hormones, as well as practical ways to support liver detoxification to improve hormone balance.
When the liver is sluggish, overloaded, or diseased, it affects metabolic and hormonal health. And conversely, when hormones are imbalanced, they may affect liver function. Today’s article will dive into the connection between liver health and hormonal imbalance.
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