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November 30, 2010

What is a hormone? Xanya Sofra Weiss

Filed under: Xanya Sofra Weiss — Tags: — Dr. Xanya @ 10:09 pm

Kim D. Kelly, ND, MPH

• Cholesterol – source of all the hormones.
• Hormones play many roles in health and maintenance of body
a) Metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, minerals, proteins, water
b) Regulate DNA and RNA production
c) Regulate body’s response to stress, kidney function, blood sugar blance, menstruation and sexual
function
• As we age hormone production in body declines.

Hormonal imbalances
• Hormonal imbalances compromise not only physical health but also psychological health.
• Our body compensates for imbalances by overproducing key hormones and by converting sex
hormones to stress hormones.

Several causes of hormonal imbalance:
• Nutritional deficiencies
• Lack of exercise
• Exposure to toxins
• STRESS!
• Physiological endocrine disorders
• Sleep disorders
• Exposure to EMF
• Lack of sunlight
• Hypothyroidism
• Insulin resistance
• OTC and prescription medications

Xanya Sofra Weiss

Xanya Sofra Weiss

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