HORMONES

Amenorrhea: Why is My Period Missing?

Amenorrhea: Why is My Period Missing?

If you’re not pregnant, breastfeeding, or through menopause (natural reasons your period goes missing), the loss of your period is often caused by stress on the body that results in a hormone imbalance. Here are 7 reasons your period may be missing due to hypothalamic amenorrhea. Certain hormonal conditions may be the reason your period is missing. Certain medications or pharmaceuticals can result in a missing period.

12 Adaptogenic Herbs to Lower Cortisol and Reduce Stress

12 Adaptogenic Herbs to Lower Cortisol and Reduce Stress

Adaptogenic herbs can help to lower cortisol levels and reduce stress in the body. If you feeling low on energy, like it’s hard to keep with all you have going on each day, have trouble sleeping, or feel exhausted all the time you may have an imbalance in your cortisol levels. Cortisol is your hormone responsible for regulating stress. These adaptogenic herbs have been used for years and now there is research backing up their use to help lower or manage cortisol and reduce stress.