WANDER / SPRING 18 / LIVE WELL
rom gravity-defying planks to youth-boosting serums, many are on an eternal search to reverse the clock—or at least slow the process. But focusing on exercise, diet, personal products, and spa retreats alone neglects a key ingredient to feeling—and looking—your best: Hormone balance.
and thyroid, they exert a profound influence on everything from your mood and energy to your creativity and sex drive—in essence, how lively and youthful we feel at any given time.
If your chief players become imbalanced, or if one is deficient or excessive, the results can Consider hormones and you might think of you range from minor dissonance to major hormonal or your best friend’s second trimester, or the week cacophony. But when we’re balanced, we can of discomfort that arrives before your period. feel on top of the world, compassionate towards Hormones, however, are a daily and constant part others, well-grounded, and physically on fire. of life. Released by glands such as your adrenal And, the age-defying benefits certainly don’t hurt. By Dr. Laurie Steelsmith wander-mag.com