Sex Hormone Binding Globulin: What Every Woman Should Know

By Kalyn Weber Aug 12, 2014

 

Sex Hormone Binding Globulin, also known as SHBG, is an awesome little glycoprotein that most of us have never heard of. Since SHBH is related to testosterone and other sex hormones, many women remain in the dark about their SHBG status. But SHBG is an important biomarker for women to pay attention to! Read more to find out why.

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Why Women Should Pay Attention To Iron

By Kalyn Weber Jul 09, 2014

 

Feeling tired, lethargic, or just not at your best? You could be one of the 3.3 million women in the US who have iron-deficiency anemia. In fact, iron deficiency is the most common nutrient deficiencies in the country! Read more to learn about the signs of iron deficiency and why they are crucial for women to pay attention to.

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Why Women Should Care About Testosterone

By Kalyn Weber May 14, 2014

For women, the role of testosterone in the body is not always clear. Here is some basic information that every woman should know about this mighty hormone... and why it's not just for the boys.

What is testosterone?

Testosterone is a steroid hormone that belongs to a class of hormones called androgens. It is produced mostly in the testes of men and the ovaries of women, although small amounts are produced in the adrenal glands as well. Testosterone is best known for its anabolic effects, like building muscle and tissues, helping with protein synthesis, and increasing bone density. Testosterone also has androgenic effects that we often associate with male secondary sex characteristics, i.e. deepening of the voice, development of facial and body hair, and changes in facial bone contours.

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