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Hello welcome to help -- undocumented everyone wants to look and feel younger including me I know.
Did you know that the secret could be in your own hormones for joining me now to tell us how it all works its chief medical officer of body logic and -- Doctor Jennifer Landon.
Thank you for being here thanks for having so.
I don't want to get old.
From my wanna have the beat for a long long time.
I know hormones are important tell me how they play a role in the anti aging process.
Well as you know hormones control everything in our body right hormones to be active in our body have to -- were were sector.
Much like a key fits into a lock and that's what turns on.
All the processes in the body of the missing a lot of keys -- I say I -- and I think.
So what happens is our hormones reach peak levels at around age 20/20 five herself and from there on -- levels of hormones start to decline.
And so by the time we get to our fifties and certainly her -- these are hormone levels can be a fraction of what they used today.
So it would probably be an overstatement of the facts to say aging is completely about hormones.
But it is a huge huge huge part of what causes us to age and what causes us to have all the symptoms of -- that we feel.
So many people think.
Well that just comes with age now on fortieth and fifth -- sixty.
I'm supposed to feel this slams -- feel tired and that and then dragging and I don't sleep at my mood is cranky and I don't have sex drive and you know people think well that's just age you're describing may have -- -- all right so do you need some -- and I -- -- I want to go down through some of the popular.
-- -- about what they do and how they work.
-- -- -- DE TA is a hormone that's produced higher adrenal -- some call it the anti aging hormone between -- -- -- mother harm.
It helps our body produce other hormones like estrogen and to stop -- Okay and DT itself can have a lot of benefits it can help people with their stamina.
It can help people with obesity.
It's been shown to help in all kinds of conditions including dementia.
And -- -- it really is one of those hormones that keeps us young it's and then.
The VGA can be measured in our bloodstream apps and it can -- replace.
DHA can be measured in the bloodstream.
And it can be replaced -- DH -- available over the counter I don't necessarily recommend people running out and buying DH CA.
Without getting tested and without -- -- shore but that their levels are low before they replace it but keep in mind.
By the time people -- seven years old they only have 10% of the DA TA that they would have had when they were twenty so it really goes down over the course of our lifetime.
-- that another another from the famous hormone progesterone.
Protester and I call the unsung hero of women's hormones I really do OK so many women and -- doctors think about estrogen and the main tournament running.
And that's true estrogen is very important for women but -- just around.
These are calming -- So so many of us get overwhelmed.
And and -- me and PM -- an irritable.
And progesterone and the one that helps alleviate all of those symptoms and it helps get us to sleep.
And not one of the biggest things I find patients come to me they say I can't sleep I'm anxious -- moody especially that two weeks before the period.
Progesterone and works wonders in those cases and -- -- also has.
Great a great role which I ever knew before I really started looking into this deeply in the -- and the central nervous system.
Progesterone actually helps make the coating on our nerves the -- -- progesterone is integral to that process.
So protest -- involved in our -- -- so many ways and -- -- has been shown to decrease our risk of breast cancer and studies over and over and over.
How bad guys to do guys says big this pedestrian play a role in -- mail.
I do is protest journey and some men and protester and does player role in man a smaller role.
Then it -- and women but some men.
Find it really helpful for getting back to sleep also -- slows the conversion of testosterone to die -- testosterone and so it may help with prostate problems and even -- lots.
To a lead foot make it stick that -- -- -- and I think eight CD we talked.
Eight GH HGH -- started it yet hadn't come about -- Since human growth hormone is what age teaches and a lot of people get drove the a lot of -- -- making that -- back a -- -- mistaken there's the HT GH IH but we're talking about HGH human growth hormone.
Human -- Herman is a hormone produced by by the pituitary.
And it's mainly -- its main use is.
In it and children who have short stature to worked as a that's the main use medically for HGH human growth hormone but.
It does and deplete as we get older as we get older as adults.
And there is a certain and a certain condition known as adult growth hormone deficiency syndrome but it's very.
Rare that people's growth hormone -- low enough to really be candidates for replacement so what I it was I really approach the growth hormone.
Idea very naturally with my patients there's natural ways to improve their growth hormone.
What is to improve the DH -- apple.
That they're actually related to one another and another -- -- I mentioned a minute ago how important sleep as well growth hormone is a hormone that we make while we sleep.
So people don't sleep well they have par growth hormone levels.
Also and -- workouts doing strength training workout helps boost HGH and making sure you're getting -- -- pro team.
Because protein is the building blocks for HDH so that's kind of my natural recipe for helping people -- -- improve HGH because HGH.
Helps with stamina.
It helps with the wrinkles deep wrinkles on the far had the thinning lips.
Joint pains as we get older so -- sent those are some of the symptoms that are related to having -- growth hormone deficiency for adults.
And and the last two that I want to bring up of course this testosterone and estrogen being mean big an Academy Award nominee and that's right especially for men testosterone drives.
Still have testosterone is responsible for everything from energy to -- memory mood.
Sex drive -- strained muscle strength.
Gaining fat when we when we lose testosterone gaining fat and losing muscle.
-- -- -- a huge role low testosterone levels have been associated with higher risk of cardiovascular disease which -- -- is the biggest killer of both men and women.
And as first to susteren women do have a -- They have about a tenth of the level that men do but it's a very important tent and women without their testosterone they do not feel good night.
So we can use to us that we can measure testosterone again like you -- we -- measure testosterone in blood saliva urine there's multiple ways of measuring all of these -- actually.
And we can measure the testosterone and we can replace -- and there's multiple different ways of replacing the one that we care most about on TV is is -- jail the jail lot of them are down a lot of commercials.
Honestly my practice I don't find the gel to be anywhere near as useful as I do injections.
And -- therapy.
And that's the way that I usually used and replaced the water right I patient won't guarantee.
That would you want bigger bang for your buck speak of and the estrogen.
And the estrogen.
Estrogen -- women can't do without it and even men need a small amount.
In women -- estrogen has over 400 functions in the body -- an amazing night so it does everything from keep our hearts healthy.
To keep our brain healthy and decrease -- risk of alzheimer's colon cancer keep our bones healthy and decrease -- risk of osteoporosis.
You could just go on and on and on but of course it also keeps her skin nice and young and moisturize and healthy helps keep the vagina and -- young and wealthy and it.
So there are so many different roles of estrogen and estrogen is really a group of hormones called Astoria all -- dial an extra those are the three.
Hormones that are in our bodies when we talk about estrogen.
One thing I really want women to know about estrogen.
Estrogen is not unsafe for you that's the big hullabaloo that's gone on in the media that estrogen is unsafe but estrogen.
When you have the same type of estrogen that's in our bodies this -- dial especially that's the one that's been studied the most.
That's a very that's a very good as Trojan and very safe and helps keep all -- process he's in the bodies that we just talked about humming along and it's when we have the deficiency of estrogen that we start to see the increased risk of cardiovascular has always collapse.
All right so this Kenny is hormone use.
That's a lot of the -- you can learn about it you need to monitor you need to monitor it with the good professional.
Just like like the London who knows what they're doing because these things are are.
-- are safe for our bodies they also have secondary effects they need to be monitor.
Yeah -- thank you so much great stuff -- welcome now I know what to do.
Analysts are putting my patches all over my buddy hack at and a regular injections -- -- -- competitive you have any health questions you can -- agreement here at fox.
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