Health

You know you need to pay more attention to your adrenal health and hormone levels, but which test is a good test? Blood levels or saliva? Here are my suggestions for the bests tests.
A lot of energy drinks claim to contain magic ingredients that boost performance.Do they really work? A recent study suggests the only real magic bullet is caffeine.
There are tons of studies examining the benefits of meditation on adrenal hormones, blood pressure, heart rate, and mood. Here's some science and some types of meditation to try.
Everyone knows hormones are important for building muscle, right? A new review of the research suggests they might not be as important as we think they are.
Most athletes use some kind of ergogenic aid to improve their performance. Are you using aids that really work or falling for a gimmick? A new review helps answer that question.
Traditional herbs: some people swear by them, others are skeptics. A recent study on the effects of tongkat ali shows it might not be a dependable aid for stress relief.
My focus today will be on the top three supplements that can help nearly everyone, including myself, heal or maintain their adrenal health.
Studies have shown massage can lower cortisol levels and increase dopamine and serotonin. In my own quest to heal my adrenal system, I decided to sit down and talk with a massage therapist.
It's springtime and for a lot of people that means time for gardening. If you're an athlete, here are four plants that need to be in your garden.
In an effort to treat my own adrenal derangement, I have been investigating alternative medicines and treatments. My first stop of the road to recovery via holistic therapies is acupuncture.
Your body is many things: a mechanical device, a walking chemistry set, a sustainable life form, and an ever-changing biological phenomenon. There's a lot to know about the body.
My adrenal system is all jacked up. There, I said it. I'm going to document my tests and the various healing modalities I try out, so you can learn alongside me how to get healthy.
Walking isn't as sexy or exciting as other forms of exercise. But walking a few miles a day has some significant health benefits - plus, it's actually pretty enjoyable.
PCOS affects an estimated 5-10% of women of reproductive age. While it was once thought to be a fertility problem, we now know it's an metabolic disorder treatable with exercise and good nutrition.
What is going on in your blood during recovery? And when are you actually recovered? Scientists looked at markers for inflammation and injury and how long they stick around after a workout.
Corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) is the "master stress hormone." When this hormone goes awry it can impact everything, from your weight, to your health, to your behavior.
We need sunscreen, right? Yes! But, there are some serious drawbacks to some of the traditional, chemical-packed stuff, including increased cancer risk. Here's what to look for instead.