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The Best Natural & Prescription Appetite Suppressants

Suppressing your appetite is actually quite easy, but does that mean you should do it? Most people want to manage their appetite to help with weight loss, but did you know that too much caloric restriction can actually damage your metabolism? In this post, I discuss how to use the best natural and prescription appetite suppressants, how …

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shbg lab test guide (sex hormone binding globulin)

SHBG Lab Test Guide – What to do About High Levels, Low levels & More

SHBG is short for sex hormone binding globulin and it is a serum blood test that can give you valuable insight about your hormones!  Low levels of SHBG may be associated with low thyroid function and low estrogen status while high levels may bind up testosterone leading to weight gain, depression, and other symptoms.  Most physicians don’t …

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Checklist of Thyroid Symptoms in Women

Checklist of Thyroid Symptoms in Women + What to do About it

Do you think that you have the symptoms of hypothyroidism? I’m talking about symptoms such as weight gain, fatigue, menstrual irregularities, and hair loss.  ALL of these symptoms and more may be caused by your thyroid.  The problem? Standard lab test and the conventional treatment don’t necessarily help alleviate the symptoms of this hormone imbalance.  Learn what to do if …

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the complete list of leaky gut symptoms

The Complete List of Leaky Gut Symptoms + 4 Step Treatment Guide

Leaky gut results in systemic damage that influences multiple systems in your body.  Because of this damage, you may experience symptoms ranging from depression to chronic constipation and much more. The key to diagnosing leaky gut is understanding exactly how your gut interacts with hormone systems and neurotransmitters in your body. Then you can understand how to treat …

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