Can Obesity in Women affect Fertility ?

Many studies have highlighted the link between obesity and infertility in women. For example, obesity can contribute to problems with ovulation and to irregular menstrual periods. It also contributes to a lowered response to fertility treatment and to miscarriages. Research indicates that reducing obesity improves women's reproductive health. The obesity was defined by World Health … Continue reading Can Obesity in Women affect Fertility ?

How to make your Hormones work for you?

Can you choose to ignore the smell and cravings of freshly baked pastries? Perhaps for a day or two maybe, but what about 24/7, 365 days a year when a hormone is β€œscreaming” out to you with increasing loudness to take a bite? Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com Although the hormonal β€œpush” for you … Continue reading How to make your Hormones work for you?

What is Leptin?

Many people believe that weight gain and loss is all about calories and willpower. However, modern obesity research disagrees and scientists increasingly say that a hormone called leptin is involved.   Leptin is a master hormone in the body that controls hunger and feelings of satiety.  Leptin is a hormone produced by the fat cells … Continue reading What is Leptin?

Obesity…Is it your zip code or genetic code?

Although eating fatty foods and no exercise are the most common and obvious determinants of obesity, they are not the only ones. Obesity involves more complex factors like the environment we live in, our genes, lifestyle, cultural background, socio-economic status, education level, hormonal issues and even stress. Photo by Daniel Reche from Pexels Weight gain and obesity are … Continue reading Obesity…Is it your zip code or genetic code?