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Innocent Habits That Negatively Affect Hormone Levels
By Emily Lockhart Diet and Nutrition News & Advice

Innocent Habits That Negatively Affect Hormone Levels

Our bodies are coursing with hormones, and those hormones are responsible for some of the most essential functions in the body, including puberty, sleep, stress levels, mood, sex drive, weight, appetite, and more. However, certain seemingly innocent habits can wreak havoc on your hormones and those vital physical and mental functions.

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FDA Report Questions Benefits of Taking Testosterone-Boosting Drugs
By ActiveBeat Author Trending Health News

FDA Report Questions Benefits of Taking Testosterone-Boosting Drugs

A new report from the Food and Drug Administration questions the supposed benefits of taking testosterone-boosting drugs. However, the report also notes that these drugs may not be as dangerous as previously suggested. Testosterone therapy drugs have been on the market since the 1950s, though most patients receiving the treatment at that time were diagnosed […]

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Common Chemicals Linked to Lower Testosterone Levels
By ActiveBeat Author Trending Health News

Common Chemicals Linked to Lower Testosterone Levels

A new study of roughly 2,200 people has revealed that men, women, and children exposed to common household chemicals are more likely to have lower levels of testosterone. Testosterone may be the main sex hormone in men, but it plays an important role in the physical growth and strength of both sexes. Specifically, testosterone is […]

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Signs of Low Testosterone in Women
By Emily Lockhart Women

Signs of Low Testosterone in Women

Testosterone hormone in women is emitted from the ovaries and adrenal glands, with levels of the hormone naturally increasing during puberty and pregnancy and decreasing with age and the onset of menopause. However, a sudden drop in testosterone can affect a woman’s libido, energy levels, and mood. Here are 10 common signs of low testosterone in women.

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