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Low Progesterone Symptoms Checklist + 8 Causes of Low Progesterone

Low progesterone is more common than you might think. 

If you've been dealing with changes to your mood, weight gain or irregularities in your menstrual cycle then you might have low progesterone without realizing it.

​Finding out if you have low progesterone is important because progesterone (along with estradiol/estrogen) help maintain and keep in balance other hormone systems in your body. 

Use this guide and low progesterone symptoms checklist to help determine if you have low progesterone, but more importantly what causes it and how to treat it: 

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The Complete Guide to Andropause + 5 Causes of Low Testosterone in Men

What is male-related andropause? Is it even real? 

These are the questions you may be asking yourself as you start to deal with low energy, decreased libido and weight gain as you age.

Andropause is real and it is something that all men will deal with over time. 

Properly diagnosing and addressing low testosterone is important because testosterone influences several critical functions in the body: weight management, subjective sense of energy and cardiovascular health. ​

Learn how to diagnose and treat this condition: 

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Does Progesterone Cause Weight Gain or Weight Loss?

​When you think of progesterone most of us are conditioned to think that it causes weight loss. 

But the truth is that progesterone can cause both weight loss and weight gain, depending on the situation of who is using it.

Not only that ​but how you take progesterone and at what dose may determine if it helps with weight loss or weight gain. 

Learn how to use progesterone correctly in this post. ​

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The Best Adrenal Fatigue Supplements + How to use them

Fatigue, exhaustion and low energy...

These symptoms are incredibly common nowadays and they all may be pointing to a specific hormone imbalance commonly referred to as adrenal fatigue. 

But instead of focusing on the word adrenal fatigue it's better to focus on the hormone cortisol and how you can directly impact this very important stress hormone. 

Once you understand what is happening to your cortisol level you can target your therapies and supplements so you can finally reclaim your energy. 

In this guide I will walk you through how to treat your fatigue with the best adrenal fatigue supplements: 

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8 Actionable PCOS Weight Loss Tips & Tricks

If you have PCOS you know that it can feel like it's impossible to lose weight. 

The truth is it doesn't have to be. 

If you take a targeted approach to treat the underlying hormone imbalances that cause PCOS you can start to lose weight and feel better. 

This PCOS weight loss guide will walk you through the tips and tricks that I've used successfully on many patients. 

All of these tips are backed by scientific studies and have been proven to help. 

Let's dive in: 

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Metformin, Weight Loss & PCOS – Does it actually work?

Did you know that one of the main reasons you can't lose weight with PCOS is because of your hormones?

It's true, and that's why many women (and physicians) turn to Metformin to try and help with weight loss.

But just because it works for some people doesn't mean it will necessarily work for YOU.

Find out why metformin helps with weight loss, but more important what works better and how to finally lose weight if you have PCOS. ​

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7 Step PCOS Natural Treatment Guide – Fix your Hormones Starting Now

Can you actually treat PCOS naturally?

The answer is a resounding yes, but you need to know where to start and how much attention to put into each area.

This guide will walk you through the most important steps to treating PCOS as naturally as possible.

Including what kind of diet you need, how to supplement correctly, how to manage your exercise routine, how to reduce stress and much more...

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7 of the Best PCOS Supplements Every PCOS Patient Should Consider

Why is PCOS so hard to treat? 

One of the main reasons is because we tend to treat only the symptoms of PCOS and not the CAUSE.

This philosophy extends to supplements as well:

In order to treat your PCOS using supplements, you will need to target those supplements to your body and YOUR hormone imbalances for the best results.

Learn how to properly use PCOS supplements to help balance your hormones, lose weight, increase your energy, reduce hair loss and get rid of the unwanted symptoms associated with PCOS:

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Cortisol Testing: How to Diagnose and Treat Adrenal Issues

Weight gain, crushing fatigue, the inability to sleep...

These are only some of the symptoms associated with adrenal problems and yet this condition is ignored by so many physicians and Doctors. 

In addition, there is much confusion regarding which is the best way to actually evaluate your cortisol levels and which is the best cortisol test. 

This post will walk you through why testing your cortisol level is important, how to determine if you need testing, the best way to actually test your cortisol and how to treat yourself once you find out.

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