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Hormone receptors and down regulation

What is down-regulation? No, it doesn’t have anything to do with football, four downs and you give up the ball!   Down-regulation is a phenomena associated with cell receptors. Cell receptors are like identical key switches that are activated by … Continue reading

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5 things I looked for in a mate

5 things I looked for in a mate During a recent talk with my wife, now being married to me for 13 years, I happen to mention I had a list of traits I sought in others when I was … Continue reading

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Why Stress Affects Fertility

Why Stress Affects Fertility I recently attended a seminar on hormone health as it pertains to the female sex organs. The menstrual cycle was reviewed and several abnormal conditions were discussed including PMS, heavy bleeding, fibroids, endometriosis, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome … Continue reading

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Homemade Protein Bars

HOMEMADE PROTEIN BARS After a workout is the best time to get some quick protein, here’s a homemade way of satisfying that need without bogging yourself down with a meal or something too sweet. I like to make my own … Continue reading

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Food – quick and tangy salad dressing

  One of the simple joys in life is getting back in touch with nature after a day in an office, like going into the garden, putting your feet on some fertile soil, smelling the strong natural scents and picking … Continue reading

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Conducting Herb Research – Friend or Foe? The

Conducting Herb Research – Friend or Foe? The principles of “complex” therapeutic agents are exemplified by herbal decoctions. In Chinese herbal medicine, prescriptions commonly have multiple ingredients which are boiled down in a process that often takes 1-2 hours. Herbs … Continue reading

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