DHT AND TESTOSTERONE ROLE IN HAIR LOSS

DHT is dihydrotestosterone, an androgen sex hormone, sometimes referred as DH. This hormone, converted from testosterone, is the driving reasons of all the changes that happen during puberty in both males and females, including sexual arousal. According to the Society for Endocrinology, 10% of the testosterone produced by an adult every day is actually converted…

NUTRIENT AND HORMONE CYCLE SYNC: LUTEAL PHASE

If a sperm has fertilised the egg that was released during ovulation, that is called ‘’conception’’. The fertilised egg will travel through the fallopian tube to the uterus where it will be implanted in the uterine lining.  Progesterone and oestrogen levels will peak on this phase! They will help the uterine lining to prepare for implantation….

NUTRIENT AND HORMONE CYCLE SYNC: OVULATION

Some of you might be past ovulation right now or perhaps ovulating. I have waited with this post to see the full moon phase (which usually is observed at the same time with most ovulations). Ovulation marks the time when the mature egg is released from the ovary (remember it takes 3-4 months to mature…

NUTRIENT AND HORMONE CYCLE SYNC: FOLLICULAR PHASE

Your hormone levels are starting to raise up now. The pituitary gland then releases follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) aiding your body to grow around 30 follicles (tiny sacs of fluid in the ovaries walls) out of which only 1 of them will keep growing. While our body starts producing oestrogen, your uterine lining will start…

HORMONAL CHANGES DURING MENSTRUATION

During this phase, your hormones are at their lowest (progesterone, LH, FSH and estradiol). What is actually happening to your body is that there is shedding of the uterine lining that was built up along the cycle up to now. This is bleeding. Interestingly, now is when women posses the greatest connection/communication between the two…

NUTRIENT AND HORMONE CYCLE SYNC: MENSTRUATION PHASE

The idea behind these posts will be for you to follow your cycle and give your body the exact nutrients the body needs at the precise time. Follow the posts and look for insights into how your hormonal system changes and the nutrients requirements to adjust and regulate your cycle. We count day 1 as…