Getting to know your sex hormones and how you can balance them. 

Do you know what estrogen is? Do you know why it's important? What about progesterone? And testosterone (yes, ladies, you need testosterone too!) Let me break it down for you... Estrogen is one of the main sex hormones that women have, and we have 3 types of estrogen. Estradiol: the most common type in women of childbearing age-produced in the ovaries and its main function is to mature and then maintain the reproductive system. During the menstrual cycle, increased estradiol levels cause the maturation and release of the egg, as well as the thickening of the uterus lining to allow a fertilized egg to implant. The hormone is made primarily in the ovaries, so levels decline as women age and decrease sign...