Shingles. It’s Not Just For The Elderly

Have you seen that commercial for shingles?  There is an elderly man that has this horrible rash that is all over his face and he constantly wears a grimace of pain and every one gives him these pitiful looks as he winces his way through life and the commercial.  The commercial leads you to believe, as well as everything else you hear, that shingles is an old people disease.

Yeah.  I found out that isn’t true. How? I got shingles! Shingles. It's Not Just for the Elderly | Life Healthfully Lived Continue reading

Hormones, Fat, & Why Both Matter

When you hear about hormones, you probably think about testosterone or estrogen.  You might even remember that cortisol and insulin are also hormones.  But did you know there are dozens upon dozens of hormones coursing through your body?  Well, there are.  And your hormones control pretty much all the processes in your body.  They are the chemical messengers that help your body function properly.  Your hormones need to be in a perfect, delicate balance to continue doing their job.

Why am I droning on about hormones and their importance? Because mine are wonky, whacky, and wayyyy out of balance.  Hormones, Fat, & Why Both Matter | Life Healthfully Lived Continue reading