Coping with exam stress

Coping with exam stress

Whether it is you, your partner or your child that has to write exams, it can cause stress for everybody! It is unfortunately a part of life, so the only thing left to do is learning to manage stress better. This is usually easier for adults, thus we have to help our children manage their…

Night Sweats, Chills, and other Menopausal Symptoms

Night Sweats, Chills, and other Menopausal Symptoms

Night sweats are one of the most common symptoms of menopause, and can be very uncomfortable. What Causes Night Sweats and Chills? The cause of most menopausal symptoms is fluctuating hormones, specifically estrogen. When estrogen levels start fluctuating, it affects the hypothalamus which regulates body temperature, causing it to misread the actual temperature and leads…

Why older men need extra testosterone

Why older men need extra testosterone

Testosterone is the male sex hormone, produced primarily in the testicles. Testosterone is important for: Maintaining bone density Fat distribution Building muscle strength and mass Increased red blood cell production Sex drive Sperm production It is clear that testosterone plays a big role in the male body, but as you age testosterone levels slowly start…