Pituitary Gland

Three Steps to Healthier Glands

…that negatively impact gland function (namely too many refined carbohydrates and sugar, and out of control stress levels), glandular supplements are the best way to address underperforming glands. Here I outline my three-step plan to support adrenal, thyroid and pituitary glands that could go a long way…

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Q&A: How to Put an End to Low Energy in the Afternoon

…Clin Endocrinol Metab 08 Jun;93(6):2300–2306) The adrenal glands seem to operate a little differently and appear to have their own “circadian clock” that defines when they’re most responsive to the signals of the pituitary gland. As a general rule, however, most of the steroid-type hormones…

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Weight Loss Q&A: How to Lose the Last 10 Pounds

…burden prevents the liver from being able to effectively break down other toxic compounds and hormones. Stress also suppresses the function of the pituitary gland, which is responsible for releasing the thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH). And don’t forget, high cortisol levels promote the formation of belly…

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Recovering from an Addiction to Alcohol

…for the drop in blood sugar. Methods needed to treat hypoglycemia include nutritionally strengthening the adrenal, thyroid, and sometimes the pituitary glands; cutting carbohydrates, nicotine, and, of course, alcohol from the diet; and eating smaller high-protein and healthy fat–laden snacks and meals…

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Five Steps to Minimize Stress

…, we downplay its ability to do us harm. But we shouldn’t. The effects of unresolved stress are cumulative. Stress depletes the pituitary, adrenal, and thyroid glands. It compromises the immune system and lowers your resistance to illness. It has now been directly linked to cancer, heart disease,…

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