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WHAT ARE ENDOCRINE GLANDS? by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 07 Feb 2010 11:00pm Not all diseases and disorders of dogs and cats are of the infectious or contagious variety, as are the skin fungus infections we discussed in last week's issue of Questions On Dogs and Cats. Sometimes things happen to parts of the body that don't involve an infectious process. These can include trauma, genetic abnormalities, chemical imbalances, ... Read on »
Transmission of Chronic Wasting Disease Identifies a Prion Strain Causing Cachexia and Heart Infection in Hamsters by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Dec 2011 11:36am Transmission of Chronic Wasting Disease Identifies a Prion Strain Causing Cachexia and Heart Infection in Hamsters Richard A. Bessen1*, Cameron J. Robinson2, Davis M. Seelig3, Christopher P. Watschke1, Diana Lowe1, Harold Shearin1, Scott Martinka1, Alex M. Babcock2 1 Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Montana State Univers ... Read on »
Hormonal Imbalances: Oprah, Steve Jobs by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Sun 18 Jan 2009 1:17am Hashimoto's Hypothyroidism and Oprah Winfrey I love Oprah. My sister 'M' loves Oprah. It would be a gigantic understatement to say that all my girlfriends and co-workers love Oprah. Now, with that said, I feel extremely, deeply saddened when I see the most well connected woman and influential/popular educator sooooo disconnected with ... Read on »
Treating The Thyroid and Adrenal Glands In Lyme Disease by Connie S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 02 Oct 2008 12:17pm If you're new to the world of Lyme disease and the labyrinths of research that it takes a sufferer into, then you may not know that balancing the endocrine system is important. If not, you will soon learn that fixing endocrine problems is vital for healing, and that giving a little TLC to the thyroid and adrenal glands, in particular, is most impo ... Read on »
What Makes You Sad? PMS, Hormonal Imbalance and How To Be Happy by pehpot Posted Wed 12 Dec 2012 5:04pm I don’t think it’s fair that women have an excuse, once a month, to act irrationally angry when the rest of us have to keep it together all the time. - Nick Miller (New Girl Menzies Episode) Yes Nick, it really is not fair. Experiencing PMS or pre menstrual syndrome, every month is not fair. It’s a roller coaster ride! Most girls who ex ... Read on »
Testosterone Part VIII – Testosterone Deficiency & Alzheimer’s Disease With Other Health Conditions by Cathy T. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 16 Apr 2010 5:00pm I. Introduction Testosterone deficiency Testosterone is a male hormone. Besides promoting libido, it has other important functions such as maintaining muscle mass and forming bone, and regulating heart muscle and cholesterol. It also helps to improve the oxygen levels throughout the body as well as controlling blood glucose and strength ... Read on »
Mercury, Candida, and Me, Oh my! Part 1 by Bueller K. Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 4:36pm 3 Comments Hello everyone! I have been busy researching like crazy as usual. My trusty binder is full to the brim again! This is going to be the longest post I have ever done and I think by the far the most extraordinarily important! The first thing I want to say is that I officially no longer have candida!!! The tests came back at +1 which is way wi ... Read on »
A beginners guide to the endocrine system by pathologystudent Posted Sun 04 Mar 2012 7:28pm The endocrine system is a collection of organs that secrete hormones (substances that travel through the body to distant places, where they tell cells what to do). The classical endocrine system includes the pituitary, thyroid, parathyroids, adrenals and pancreas. There are a bunch of other organs that are not primarily endocrine organs ... Read on »
Endocrine Disruptors and Reproductive Function - Is Your Water Bottle Making You Infertile? by Emily Posted Tue 16 Mar 2010 12:00am By: Ervin E. Jones, PhD, MD, FACOG The term "Endocrine Disruptor" is use to describe a class of chemicals that act as agonists or antagonists of estrogens, androgens and thyroid hormones. The term has evolved to encompass hundreds of chemicals. Endocrine disruptors are foreign substances that perturb normal endocrine processes ... Read on »
Endocrinologist Finds Cancer Cure with Hormones? by Laury@TheFitnessDish Posted Tue 01 Dec 2009 12:00am 7.6 million people died of cancer in 2007 according to the American Cancer Society... Understanding WHY it happens is an important factor in discovering HOW it can be cured. Doctors and Scientists have discovered that nearly all cancers are caused by abnormalities of the genetic material in the mutated cells. These cel ... Read on »