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3 Hormones to Control for Weight Loss

Weight loss can be a lot more complicated than you may think. With all the new diet trends, books, and weight loss methods, you may find yourself overwhelmed and unsure where to start.

It's important to note that what works for one person, lets say your friend Deb, may not necessarily work for you. Deb may have lost 15 pounds already by counting calories and making it a habit to visit the gym. But, YOU have tried this method already and you ended up gaining a few pounds.

Did you know your hormones play a major role in weight loss?

Hormones are located throughout your body and work as chemical messengers by traveling through your organs and tissue. Hormones control numerous things within your body, including stress, metabolism, reproductive health, sexual health, and your hunger. When your belly is full or empty, your hunger hormones will let you know in the form of stomach growls, headache, irritability, and loss of energy. But, if you're trying several new diets, this yo-yo effect can unbalance your hormones and make your weight loss journey much more difficult.

What are three hormones you need to keep in check while trying to lose weight?
  • Cortisol
  • Leptin
  • Ghrelin

Dr. Mike shares the three hormones to keep in control for your best weight loss success.