Most people are familiar with terms like natural hormone balance, BHRT, and bio-identical hormones.

Alternative health care practitioners run expensive tests to alter or favorably increase specific hormones and offer specially-compounded expensive medications that are more compatible than regular Rx's.

There is an easier, simpler and far less costly way: Reduce those foods that deplete your hormones and that inhibit your sex drive.

The following articles will allow you to elevate your mood and rejuvenate your endocrine system with some dietary modification on your part:

Gluten Sensitivity and Depression - http://www.celiac.com/articles/21758/1/Gluten-Sensitivity-and-Depression/Page1.html

Testosterone levels correlate positively with HDL cholesterol levels - http://www.endocrine-abstracts.org/ea/0014/ea0014P628.htm

Diagnosis of celiac disease and its treatment with a gluten-free diet resulted in improvement in the lipoprotein profile, which included an increase in HDL and a decrease in the LDL/HDL ratio - http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16945614?dopt=AbstractPlus

Soy disrupts Your Hormones and Lowers Sperm count - http://www.soyonlineservice.co.nz/

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