002: Major Vs. Minor Hormones, What’s the Difference?

Major vs. minor hormones

Welcome to Episode #002

Did you know there were major and minor hormones?

Our endocrine system is quite complex and each of your hormones play an important role over your entire lifetime.

In perimenopause and menopause, there is significant imbalance as you transition into your next phase of life. These change often times feel like they come out of the blue.  As women, we aren’t expecting them. Certainly, the average women hasn’t received enough education to feel ready to take on this time in her life fully prepared. Don’t worry, we’re here to help walk you through it.

In this episode

Major Hormones
Which ones are they?  What do they do?
Hint: adrenaline, cortisol, and insulin…they are life sustaining!

Minor Hormones
These are the ones that really take a hit during perimenopause and menopause: estrogen, progesterone, testosterone and thyroid.

Lifestyle choices to balance hormones including the right way to exercise while your adrenals are healing.

Rhonda’s thoughts on lab tests
A high level overview of different types of tests and what they measure.

Also mentioned in this episode – Schwarzbein Principle

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