Category: Hormones

18 . 09 . 2020

Chronic Stress - When the system reaches exhaustion

Any factor (physical or psychological) that causes tension in the body and a need for adaptation, is considered a stressor. There are forms of “positive” stress, such as exercise for example, and “negative” ones like sleep deprivation or relationship problems. Our body has a response system to stress, which is aimed at restoring balance. We’ll see what can happen if that system is overburdened.

Categories: Hormones, Stress

21 . 05 . 2020

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome - How to treat? - Part II

In the last article, we explored the several factors that contribute to the excess of male hormones and irregular menstrual cycles, which characterize the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). This article will focus on the available therapeutic options, both from a conventional and more natural approach.


16 . 04 . 2020

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome - What is it? - Part I

This syndrome is the most common hormonal disorder of the reproductive system in women. It is estimated to affect about 5-10% of women of childbearing age. The pathophysiology of this syndrome is complicated and there are several contributing factors. In this article, we will explore the various mechanisms that can lead to the typical Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) symptoms.


20 . 12 . 2019

Case Report - Menstrual Pain

This is the case of a 17-year-old woman who sought help due to severe pain and other disabling symptoms during her menstrual period.


24 . 10 . 2019

The Dangers of Hormonal Contraceptives

Hormonal methods of contraception are very popular, and it is estimated that they are used by up to 40% of women of childbearing age. However, this use can cause multiple adverse effects, which will be explored in this article.

Categories: Hormones, Women´s Health