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hormones

Chemical substances released into the blood by endocrine glands to influence tissues in other parts of the body.
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The hormonal orchestra We have many hormones in our body to control metabolism and help us stay healthy.
IWAS sat watching television with my grandma two days ago when she overheard a lady on a talk show saying how she gets 'hormonal', to which she said: "We didn't have hormones back in my day!" It's pretty damn true.
When a 2002 randomized clinical trial funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute linked hormone therapy to an increased risk for heart disease and stroke, many women opted to avoid hormones.
I've asked him if he could check my hormones, but he brushed me off and recommended a multivitamin.
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* Describe the synthesis, secretion, transport, and actions of hormones.
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Constant stress floods the body with stress hormones, which can increase the risk of serious health problems.
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"The Miracle of Bio-Identical Hormones: A Revolutionary Approach to Wellness for Men, Women and Children" is a comprehensive presentation explaining how hormone replacement therapy can restore lost health in ailments such as diabetes, fibromyalgia, ADHD, menstrual problems, migraine headaches, asthma, sexual problems, urinary incontinence, fertility issues, and others.