Hormone Balance Archives – Plan-It Lean

Hormone Balance

Ask the Expert: Hormonal Balance

Q. I feel like a hormonal train wreck.  My moods vary daily and are most wacky with my cycle.  How can I fix this? A. Hormonal balance is strongly connected to our diet plans, the amount of exercise we get, stress levels, and the amount of...


Ask the Expert: Hormones

Q. Hormones seem so complicated.  I’m moving into menopause.  How do I avoid the wackiness I so often see in my friends and still stay happily married? A. Hormones are complicated – 32 different estrogens have been identified to date.  All hormones exist in the body...


Ask the Expert: Man Boobs

Q. My husband is developing “man boobs” and he’s only 38 years old.  He’s embarrassed and  I’m jealous!  Any ideas on how to reverse this? A. Regardless, both sexes share the same hormones.  This difference in hormone levels, males vs females is due to the ratios...


Ask the Expert: Menopause

Q:  Help!  I’m in menopause and I’m trying hard not to return to HRT therapy.  However, the recurring hot flashes, moodiness and my lack of sex drive are a huge concern, any suggestions? A:  More and more research is under way regarding estrogenic plant compounds and...