Category «Hormones»

PMS, Genetics, and Solutions

PMS, Genetics, Solutions

A LOT of us know the moodiness and inability to think that come with premenstrual syndrome (PMS).  It can range from simply feeling irritable and icky to being something that really interferes with our lives.  Is there something genetic that predisposes some women to PMS?  It has been shown in the past few years that there …

Thyroid Hormone Levels and Your Genes

T4 deiodinated to T3DIO1, DIO2T4 deactivated to rT3T3 converted to T2DIO3

Thyroid hormones are often in the news these days with more and more people recognizing the importance of the thyroid in so many functions in the body.  In 2014, the #1 prescribed drug in the US  was Synthroid, a synthetic thyroid hormone.[ref] Many articles that I’ve read online focus on the lifestyle factors of thyroid …