Category Archives: Hormones

Aches, Pain, Stiffness, Why?


by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath You may know of someone that suffers from one of more of these challenges. Do you find regular joint pain a part of your daily life? Are regular body aches beginning to annoy you regularly? Is your body stiff when you wake in the morning or after sitting for some […]

Cholesterol is an issue, right?


by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath If you read last week’s newsletter “Heart Disease, out of sight, out of mind?”, you might remember this exchange, “now that I have your attention in regard to the impact of heart disease, let’s talk about the main contributing factors to this cultural challenge.” “Of course the biggest issue is […]

Why the Heck are YOU so Tired?


by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath Really…why the heck are you so tired???  More importantly, doesn’t it sound like a good idea to address this before we get into the hustle and bustle of the holiday season? You’ve likely heard all the reasons why this is so, but energy still eludes you. Frustrating, huh? Let’s look […]

What’s up with Movember?


by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath Funny but I was getting a hard time in the gym last November for not growing facial hair in November, AKA Movember. Little did I know that this had a significant tie into prostrate cancer awareness.  I stood corrected. Movember (a portmanteau word from moustache and “November”) is an annual, […]

What Supplements Do I Take?

by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath So often I have individuals on social media or when I am presenting events ask me what I take personally from a supplement perspective. I write this type of article about once per year because while I do have some basics that remain the same, as I learn and grow […]

Xenoestrogens Dangers


Just what are xenoestrogens?  These are substances that mimic the effects of estrogen and can send bogus signals to the system. They create an imbalance with the body’s hormones, specifically causing estrogen dominance.   Sources of Xenoestrogens From plastics to pesticides, from foods to toys…we are all constantly exposed to xenoestrogens without us even knowing it. Pesticides like […]

Are Your Hormone Creams Hurting You?


by Glen Depke So, are your hormone creams hurting you or helping you?  You may be surprised by my answer. Far too often I see clients in my office that have been put on hormone creams only to find themselves toxic in those very hormones or at times, creating other more problematic hormone imbalances. Today […]

Thyroid Treatment…Ridiculous!

by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath In the honor of thyroid awareness month, I made some additions of one of my most popular thyroid articles. Enjoy! This is something I see it time after time with clients diagnosed with thyroid challenges such as hyperthyroid, hypothyroid, thyroiditis, Hashimoto’s, Grave’s and more. An individual has all the symptoms […]