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Hormones

Are your male hormones the reason that you can’t lose fat?


Medichecks sports doctor Emil Hodzovic explains more about how hormones can affect weight loss.

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Are your female hormones sabotaging your weight loss?


Nutritionist and Lifestyle Coach Effie Parnell-Hopkinson explains more about how female hormones can affect weight loss.

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Oestrogen Dominance - too much of a good thing?


Following on in our female hormone series, Effie Parnell-Hopkinson discusses another hot hormone topic currently circulating the media; the phenomenon known as “oestrogen dominance”.

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Can a ketogenic diet improve your testosterone levels?


Dr Emil Hodzovic explains more about the theory behind how a ketogenic diet may affect testosterone levels.

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Exogenous oestrogens in men


Our sports doctor Emil Hodzovic explains more about exogenous oestrogens and the problems they can cause in men.

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Should women be worried about exogenous oestrogens?


Nutritionist and Lifestyle Coach Effie Parnell-Hopkinson explains more about how exogenous oestrogens can affect women.

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How to naturally boost your testosterone levels


Our bodybuilding doctor Emil Hodzovic shares his top tips on how to boost your testosterone levels naturally.

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5 ways your diet can help balance your hormones


Nutritionist and Lifestyle Coach Effie Parnell-Hopkinson gives her top tips on how a good diet can improve a hormone imbalance.

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Hormone tests - refreshed, re-priced, re-launched


Find out about the changes we've made to our hormone range.

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Could you have a hormone imbalance?


A hormone imbalance can cause wide a range of symptoms in the body and is far more common than you may think. Find out 5 possible causes of a hormone imbalance.

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Testosterone - not just for the men!


Testosterone is often associated with men and although testosterone is a male hormone, it also plays a number of important roles in women too!

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5 Ways To Lower Cortisol Naturally


Cortisol is a steroid hormone produced from cholesterol in the adrenal cortex of the adrenal glands located on top of each kidney. It plays a role in most of the body’s functioning’s including regulating blood sugar levels, metabolism, salt/water balance, blood pressure and inflammation.

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Adrenal Fatigue- Fact or Fiction?


If we were to name the presiding condition of the 21st Century so far, it would be adrenal fatigue. But go back only 5 or 10 years and no one had heard of it, let alone tried to diagnose or treat it. So what is adrenal fatigue and is there any reason why it has gained so much prominence and controversy in such a short space of time?

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7 symptoms – could your hormones be to blame?


Hormones are responsible for so many of our body’s functions, yet we don’t always think of them when we have health problems.

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7 signs you could have low testosterone


Low testosterone can affect men of any age. So what are the signs yours might be flagging?

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The Stress Hormone Cortisol


Work pressures, smart phones, email, long hours, it is harder than ever to switch off and stress seems like just an expected result of normal life.

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Hormones: friends or foe?


Hormones can impact our health in many ways, yet aren't always the first line of investigation when it comes to common symptoms. Read more about how your hormones could be affecting your health.

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