Male Weight Gain: Why Your Hormones May Be to Blame

enhance jawline in menYou’re entering your golden years, and you’re ready for all the wisdom, fun, and rounds of golf that come with them.  Unfortunately, you’re not exactly prepared for your expanding waistline – and it seems like no matter how much exercise you do, you just can’t seem to lose that weight.

It turns out, male weight gain could be blamed on your fluctuating hormone levels.  As you age, your cortisol levels start to increase, while your testosterone levels start to dip.  When this occurs, your body fat begins to increase, which is usually most evident around your midsection.

To make things even more complicated, the increase in body […]

What is a Hormone Imbalance?

photodune-1797871-smiling-face-of-attractive-woman-xsYou’ve probably heard of the term, “hormone imbalance” before – but what exactly does it mean?  What exactly causes a hormone imbalance – and what can you do to fix it?

Hormone imbalance refers to an imbalance in your body’s ability to naturally regulate its own hormones.  For example, a hormone imbalance could refer to a person who has low testosterone levels, or a women who has low estrogen levels.  Hormone imbalances can occur as a result of the aging process (one popular example includes when women go through menopause), or for genetic reasons.

Some of the most common hormones that could become imbalanced include:

Wondering if you […]