Keyword Search: in
How Hormones Impact Your Life
View article disclaimer and terms
Tags: hormones in the body, testosterone and estrogen

This article has been viewed 1808 times.
Ask us a Question
Email Address
Code ^

We are all familiar with the popular and somewhat negative stereotype regarding women and their occasional tendency to be overly hormonal, especially while menstruating. The truth, however, is that all humans are solely run by hormones in a way that many of us fail to realize. Of course, hormones and their fluctuations do affect women, however, the same exact thing can be said of men as well. There is not one person that is alive today that isn't completely run from top to bottom by their endocrine system.   In the article below we'll walk you through a list of ways that all of our lives are controlled by hormones. Many items on the list might come as a surprise to you, as most of us do not correlate hormones with aspects of the body such as sleep, food metabolism, fluid retention, and other essential and core physiological responses and controls.  

10 Ways That Hormones Affect Our Lives  

1. Blood Sugar Contrary to what most people realize, blood sugar levels within our bodies directly correlate with our endocrine system. In fact, the most common endocrine system disorder in humans is diabetes, affecting over 8 percent of the population in the United States.  

2. Breastfeeding Did you know that a woman's body produces a hormone known as oxytocin during lactation? Interestingly enough, oxytocin causes a woman's body to stop uterine bleeding during post-pregnancy and also helps the uterus to return to the size it retained during the pre-pregnancy phase.  

3. Drinking Alcohol It may come as a surprise to many, but drinking beer, wine, or any other type of alcohol causes the body to stop producing an important antidiuretic hormone needed to retain water in the kidneys. For this reason alone, dehydration is a common side effect of drinking alcohol.  

4. Hormones in The Urine Did you know that the first recorded diabetes test was developed in Ancient Greece? Hippocrates developed a method to test the urine for excess hormones in order to detect diabetes.  

5. Hormone Glands The 8 separate hormone glands throughout the body are not the only tissues known to secrete hormones. Hormone releases are also found in the tissues of the placenta (estrogen and progesterone), stomach lining (ghrelin), and other areas of the body.  

6. Aggression vs Tranquility Are you aware that the hormone testosterone is largely connected with aggression in males? Too much or too little testosterone found in human males can trigger aggression. Testosterone boosters roll is to brings a man's natural testosterone levels back into balance in order for him to maintain a healthy tranquil state of being.  

7. Traumatic Learning The two hormones adrenaline and cortisol, released by our amygdala, directly correlate with traumatic learning. These two hormones increase memory function and retention, helping us to avoid dangers in the present and future.  

8. Technological Inhibitors Scientists recently discovered that our melatonin hormones are greatly affected by the over-use of technological devices that emit light frequencies. Studies have shown that limited or discontinued use of these devices can totally reset our biological clocks which in turn rebalances our melatonin levels to a healthy range.  

9. Human Touch Studies have recently shown that cuddling and other forms of human touch release the hormone oxytocin in our bodies. This hormone has a powerful immune system boosting effect on our bodies which can aid in healing injuries and disease prevention.  

10. Arguments Did you know that women generally tend to remain in an agitated state longer than men following a heated argument or discussion? This is due to the fact that their nervous systems are wired to stay charged longer. The endocrine system in women keeps them amped up much longer than in men, a survival mechanism thought to be linked to protective instincts related to child rearing.

By Paisley Hansen
All rights reserved. Any reproducing of this article must have the author name and all the links intact.


Biography: Paisley Hansen is a freelance writer and expert in health fitness beauty and fashion. When she isn’t writing she can usually be found reading a good book or hitting the gym.

(Total : 140)
Sort by Title A-Z
Sort by Title Z-A
10 Ways to Prevent Heartburn and Acid Reflux
3 Benefits of Scalp Massages
4 Signs it's Time to See Your Eye Doctor
4 Simple Lifestyle Habits That Help Prevent Illness and Disease
4 Simple Tips for Improving Gut Health
5 Natural Products That Benefit Your Skin
5 Signs Your Dealing With Panic and How To Stop The Attack
5 Tips to Getting Rid of Acne
5 Tips To Keep Your Hair Healthy
5 Tips to Reduce Stress During the Holidays
5 Treatment Options For Your Back Pain
5 Ways to Defeat Money Depression
5 Ways to Feel Better When You're Down
5 Weight Loss Hacks
6 Areas to Focus on to Achieve Health and Wellness
6 Essential Vitamins Your Body Needs
6 Reasons to Swim More Often
6 Tips for Aging Healthfully and Happily
6 Ways to Boost Your Immune System and Overall Health
6 Ways to Face Your Depression and Win
6 Ways to Feel More Confident About Your Body
6 Ways to Help Decrease Your Stress
7 Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy
7 Ways To Improve Mental Health For Life
7 Ways to Improve Your Diet
8 Health Conditions That Can Lead to Foot Problems
9 Ways to Take Care of Your Eyes
Amino Acids 101
Anxiety Symptoms and Natural Treatments
Are there Alternative Treatments for Periodontitis?
Beat Back Pain With These 5 Strategies
Beauty Tips Your Face Will Love
Benefits of a Whole-Foods and Plant-Based Diet
Best Ways to Improve Your Hair Health - Naturally
Better Nutrition For Better Skin
Boost Your Immune System With 5 Simple Steps
Chlorella: The New Boost To Your Fitness
Common Body Developments as You Grow Older
Consider these Five Exercises that You Can Do While Pregnant
Dealing with Depression
Dealing With The Different Impacts On Your Skin
Decreasing Anxiety in Your Life
Don't Shy Away From Mental Health Care
Easy Tips to Get Rid of Headaches Naturally
Easy Ways to Give Back to Your Community
Easy Ways to Improve Your Health
Eye Care Tips In 2020 To Follow
Five Smart Tips for Lowering Bad Cholesterol
Five Ways Volunteering Can Improve Your Mental Health
Foods to Help Combat Depression
Fruit of the Vine: The Best Summer Fruits to Devour
Get The Most Out Of Your Workout - Maximize Results
Give Your Workout a Total Makeover in 6 Simple Steps
Health Benefits of Doing the Work You Love
Healthy Tips to Lose Weight
Helpful Tips for Fighting Workplace-Related Depression
How a Nutritious Diet Can Make You Feel Better
How BCAA Can Help Your Muscles
How Do I Start a Diet?
How Growth Factors Will Help You Build Muscle
How Hobbies Help with Depression
How Hormones Impact Your Life
How Power Naps Boost Your Stamina
How To Cope With Food Allergies
How to Create a Well-Rounded Health Regimen
How to Deal with Digestive Issues in the Family
How to Decrease Anxiety in Your Life
How to Fix and Maintain Your Beautiful Skin
How to Get In Sufficient Vitamins As a Vegan
How to Improve Your Environment For Better Health
How to Incorporate Essential Oils Into Your Daily Eating Habits
How To Keep Your Eyes Healthy and Comfortable at Home
How to Keep Your Feet Beautiful and Healthy
How to Know if You Are in a Healthy Career
How to Maintain Beautiful and Natural Hair
How to Maintain Health as You Grow Older as a Woman
How to Make Fasting a Part of Your Life
How to Make Your House Pet-Friendly
How To Manage Decreased Levels Of Testosterone
How to Manage Stress in a New Job
How to Overcome Back Pain
How To Prevent Balding
How To Stay Healthy As You Age
How to Take Care of Your Back and Heal Back Pain
How To Use Nutrition To Become a Happier Person
How to Use Technology to Boost Your Mood
Identifying the Culprits of Low Energy
Improve Your Nutrient Absorption With Gut Health
Improving Sleep and Relaxation with Essential Oils
Incorporating Essential Oils Into Your Daily Life
Is The Technology That's Supposed To Be Helping Us, Depressing Us?
Manage Your Weight Loss Journey With These 8 Easy To Follow Tip
Natural Ways to Help Keep Your Mind Strong and Clear
Natural Ways to Help Relieve Stress
Natural Ways to Overcome Depression
New Treatments for Depression
Non Surgical Treatment Options For Knees
Recent Weight-Loss Trends That Actually Work
Simple Tips You Can Use Right Now to Improve Your Overall Health
Simple Ways To Help Relieve Back Pain
Six Ways to Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder
Skincare Tips For A Healthy Bridal Glow
Small Changes in Your Habits That Can Help Reduce Climate Change
Steps to Take After Determining You're Pregnant
Stomach Aches? Try These Simple Things
Supplements to Consider As You Age
Supplements to Improve Your Overall Health and Wellness
Surprising Ways To Get Out Of Depression
Testosterone Boosters For Men
The Importance of a Fruit Based Diet
The Importance of a Good Night's Sleep
The Perfect Workout to Fit Your Routine
The Presence of Mucus and Serious Conditions of The Bowels
Therapy and Art All in One: Dance and Healing
Tips and Advice for Handling an Injury the Right Way
Tips for Eating Healthy
Tips for Improving Your Skincare Routine
Tips for Staying Healthy During Pregnancy
Tips for Your Eye Makeup Take Center Stage!
Tips on Living With Mental Illness
Tips to Help Your Anxiety
Tips to Relieving Your Constant Heartburn
Top Reasons to Make Better Food Choices
Treat Your Anxiety Naturally
Unconventional Ways You Can Fight Depression
Ways to Fight Depressive Thoughts
Ways to Help Your Community Adopt Green Living Lifestyle
Ways To Improve Mental Health
Ways to Make Your Home a Healthy Retreat
Ways to More Conscious Living
Ways to Overcome Depression
Ways to Stay Cool This Summer
What Could Be Causing My Hair Loss?
What to do to Improve Your Digestive System
Why CBD Oil Is Good For Your Health
Why Meal Prep Matters
Why You Should Care About Your Nails
Why You Should Consider a Plant Based Diet For Weight Loss
Why You Shouldn't Trust Everything You Eat

Disclaimer and Terms. This article is the opinion of the author. WorldwideHealth.com makes no claims regarding this information. WorldwideHealth.com recommends that all medical conditions should be treated by a physician competent in treating that particular condition. WorldwideHealth.com takes no responsibility for customers choosing to treat themselves. Your use of this information is at your own risk. Your use of this information is governed by WWH terms and conditions.