Hormones and Nutritional Supplements for Hair Loss

Hormones and Nutritional Supplements for Hair Loss

As many as 21 million women will experience hair loss at some point in their lives. Androgenetic alopecia (also known as Female Pattern Hair Loss or FPHL) is the most common type. It runs in families, and usually starts between the ages of 12 and 40. Although scalp hair is not biologically essential, the impacts of hair loss on how women feel about themselves is profound.   A 2002 study found that 55% of affected women displayed symptoms of depression. However, the effects of alopecia reach far beyond symptoms of depression and include anxiety, obsessions, dissatisfaction with one’s appearance, and low...

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Adrenaline and Weight - Adrenaline Series #3

Adrenaline and Weight - Adrenaline Series #3

With stress comes adrenaline and excess adrenaline raises cortisol. The first action of cortisol is to raise sugar levels which, accordingly, raises insulin levels.  So now there are two hormones raising sugar levels, stimulating insulin release, creating fat.

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Adrenaline Series #2 - Stress & Depression

Adrenaline Series #2 - Stress & Depression

One important thing to keep in mind is that when you’re anxious and under stress, the stress hormone cortisol builds up inside your body.

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Podcast Authentic Talks 2.0 with Shanta Generally

Podcast Authentic Talks 2.0 with Shanta Generally

Dr. Platt opens up and shares his inspiration to become a doctor specializing in bio-identical hormones after his mother died of cancer due to excessive estrogen dominance. 

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