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What have antibiotics got to do with your hormones?

What have antibiotics got to do with your hormones?

It is known that if a woman is taking antibiotics she must be careful if she is also on the birth control pill as it can be ineffective at this time. Why? Because there are a group of bacteria in the gut that are vital for the metabolism of the estrogen hormones. Anti-biotics, are anti-life (literally translated) so they kill all bacteria within the gut. They do not differentiate between the good, bad and ugly. There are a set of bacteria in the gut called the...
Orchestra of the female hormones

Orchestra of the female hormones

I just wanted to share a little on the menopause. Some women embrace it others ‘get through it’ and some would prefer to avoid it all together. Let’s just delve a little into this stage of a woman’s life. Before a woman actually reaches the menopause (not that there is an end point as such) there are various changes beforehand known as the peri-menopause. These can be anywhere from depression, loss of libido, irritability, anxiety, hair...