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The Link Between Hormones And Happiness

Hormones are often underestimated in their impact on our overall well-being. In reality, hormones play a significant role in shaping our emotions, and understanding their influence is crucial for promoting optimal mental health. By delving into how hormones function and exploring ways to support their proper functioning, we can unlock the key to a happier […]

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The Importance Of Sleep In Minimizing Your Chronic Pain And Inflammation

Many people in the Western world tend to burn the candle at both ends. They are stressed and try to pack too much into their busy day. Inevitably, the amount of sleep they get starts to decrease as they struggle to meet all of the demands placed upon them. Sleep is an essential part of […]

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A Guide In Coping With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), also known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), is a complex and debilitating condition characterized by persistent and unexplained fatigue that significantly impacts daily life. While the exact cause of CFS remains elusive, there are several lesser-known factors that may contribute to its development. In this guide, we'll delve into these hidden causes […]

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Difference Between Normal Fatigue and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? Nothing much during the first few days. Normal fatigue is the feeling of exhaustion which is usually caused by physical exertion, mental stress and sickness. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, on the other hand, is a group of symptoms or conditions that result to various other […]

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What Does It Feel Like To Have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome has varying levels of severity. Some people only experience lack of peaceful sleep, intermittent headaches and overwhelming exhaustion while other people experience anywhere from 4 to 30 full-blown symptoms which occur simultaneously. While there are a lot of symptoms oftentimes associated with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, there are a few that are commonly […]

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What Is Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy?

Our hormones maintain the chemical balance in the body. The menstrual cycle in women triggers the production of some important hormones like estrogen, progesterone and testosterone. When the ovaries stop functioning, whether due to age (menopause) or due to surgical removal, there is a cessation in the production of these vital hormones. Accompanying physiological changes include osteoporosis, vaginal dryness, hot flashes, insomnia, irregular periods, loss of libido, and poss...

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Hormone Replacement Therapy To Alleviate Menopausal Symptoms

If you have not yet experienced menopause then the terms hormone replacement therapy may sound foreign to you. As the terms suggest, HRT or hormone replacement therapy is a treatment aimed at easing the symptoms of menopause by hormonal replacement.

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Progesterone: Balance Hormonal Symptoms & Imbalances

Take Progesterone to help balance estrogen in the body and reduce hot flashes.

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What Is SIBO? Could It Be The Cause Of Your IBS

Have you ever experienced digestive discomfort, bloating, or abdominal pain that just won't go away, despite numerous doctor visits? If so, you might be dealing with a condition known as Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth, or SIBO. SIBO occurs when an excessive amount of bacteria colonize the small intestine, leading to a range of uncomfortable symptoms. […]

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Dr. Pedro Gonzalez, MD is based in Chicago/Illinois, and serves patients throughout Illinois, Florida and Texas. These areas include but are not limited to Chicago Loop, Lincoln Park, Near North Side, River North, West Town, Streeterville, Lake View, Logan Square, Little Village, Bridgeport, Oak Park, Oakbrook, Harwood Heights, Arlington Heights, Bucktown, Old Town, Maywood, Lincoln Square, Edgewater, Evanston, Cook County, Lake County.

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