Contact us on: +351 21 799 33 38 / +351 913 126 061

ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORS – WHAT ARE THEY?

Publicado por DigitalConnection no dia 4.05.2019
Hormones are chemical messengers secreted by glands, which travel through the bloodstream to reach the cells where they act upon receptors. As we have already seen, they control all of our bodily functions: blood pressure, heart beats, blood sugar, fertility, immune functions, our humor and emotions, our sleep quality, the water content in our body, our calcium levels, the water we ingest, the urine we excrete…all metabolic functions designed to... Ler mais

HEADACHES AND HORMONES

Publicado por DigitalConnection
There are various types of headaches and some may be related to hormonal disturbances, which we should all be aware of. The brain in itself does not have any pain receptors. These receptors are located in blood vessels (which may dilate or contract), in the muscles of the neck and head, which may become “tense”, in articulations in the jaw and neck, which may be damaged, in nerves which transmit signs of pain (cranial and spinal nerves), in te... Ler mais

HORMONE MODULATION vs. HORMONE REPLACEMENT

Publicado por DigitalConnection

I have been wanting to write about this for some time now, especially given the difficulty some doctors have in understanding what “Hormone Modulation” is.

I would say that hormone modulation is a combination of all the measures we can use to guarantee that the hormonal process occurs in the best way possible so that there is an optimization in forming, releasing, transporting, connect... Ler mais

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN OUR IMMUNE SYSTEM AND TUMORS. THE IMPORTANCE OF DIET IN CANCER METABOLISM

Publicado por DigitalConnection
It has been common knowledge for some time now how important diet is to maintaining a balanced immune system, and in helping to prevent many (I would actually say all pathologies) namely cancer. I would like to make it clear that I do not treat cancer tumors; I am simply stressing the importance of diet in the eventual genesis and progression of this disease. Often patients seek advice regarding diet and nutrition, since ap... Ler mais

SELENIUM

Publicado por DigitalConnection
What is Selenium and how does it act? Selenium is a non-metallic element found is very small quantities in our body but it plays a fundamental role in balancing and maintaining our health by incorporating selenocysteine into selenium proteins. What are Selenium Proteins? These are the proteins responsible for the effects of Selenium. The most important are: Glutathione peroxidase (GPx1, GPx2, GPx3, GPx4) – Reduces oxidative stress ... Ler mais

Thyroid – Medication with T3-T4 SHOULD BE THE FIRST CHOICE FOR AN ADULT

Publicado por DigitalConnection no dia 3.05.2018
-T4 – T4, when spoken off isolated, it imbibes our hypothalamo-hypophyseal axis so that efficient doses can be achieved. Multiple studies refer to better tolerance but not higher efficiency. -T3-T4- The reflex of the Achilles tendon is replaced quicker It prevents the formation of goitre Improvement of the most ample symptoms We achieve easier the T3 serum level  (with T4 we have to give high... Ler mais

DISEASES AND HORMONES

Publicado por DigitalConnection
The lack of hormonal balance is reflected in our system with multiple and various symptoms. Conditions considered psychiatric, like depression and anxiety, are in majority of the times a result of hormonal unbalance. This also happens with other psychiatric syndromes, like autism, schizophrenia, maniac-depressive syndromes, etc, in which it is necessary a hormonal equilibrium so that the effects of adjunct therapy can be maximised with as smal... Ler mais

BIOIDENTICAL HORMONES, WHAT DO THEY DO THAT THE NON-BIOIDENTICAL DON’T?

Publicado por DigitalConnection
The issue seems to not have an end since the conducted and incorrectly interpreted studies of WHI. The hormones do not lead to the appearance of a cancer “again”. Before introducing any hormonal therapy, both women and men, need to take exams to ensure beforehand of the non-existence of a genital tumour. This is made because if there is already a development of a genital tumour (breast, uterus or prostate), the hormones will speed up its developm... Ler mais

CAN EVERYONE TAKE TREATMENT WITH BIOIDENTICAL HORMONES?

Publicado por DigitalConnection
Yes, women and men are able to do so. Bioidentical hormones are not utilised only by women. Among with oestrogen, progesterone, cortisol and DHEA, the bioidentical testosterone, a fundamental hormone to the health of men protecting them of all the causes of the risk of mortality. This hormone is also fundamental for women!   It is incredible the evolution of this field outside of our country, where basically all men are treated sinc... Ler mais

BIOIDENTICAL HORMONES, WHAT ARE THOSE AND WHY?

Publicado por DigitalConnection
Bioidentical hormones, are hormones of structure identical to ours, by means, chemically are equal to the ones our body keeps. These can be natural, if extracted of natural products, or synthetic, if produced in the laboratory. Why Bioidentical Hormones? The advantages of bioidentical hormones over the non bioidentical are many and easily comprehensible. Through being hormones which structure is equal to ours, our body recognize them as m... Ler mais