Posts Tagged: progesterone

How to Make Boobs Bigger


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By Matt Stone Sort of a running joke at this site is the fun-filled side effect of “refeeding” for an increase in metabolic rate – a common health enhancement strategy advocated in many cases by yours truly. That side effect, as the title has already revealed, is breast enlargement. The stories of women increasing their bust size substantially have been numerous enough over the years to have come up with a special term describing a bigger boob story – a “breastimonial.” Breastimonials abound at 180DegreeHealth. Heck, even my own girlfriend has gone from a lifeless, sagging A to a quite firm D over the last 18 months. While many assume that the increase in bust size stems from adding body fat, and that’s certainly part of it in some cases, there’s more to it than… Read more »

Angelina Jolie Undergoes Preventive Double Mastectomy


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By Matt Stone News erupted this morning about Angelina Jolie’s preventive double mastectomy.  I rarely see any news stories, which is why I so rarely “report” on something in this fashion, but this happened to catch my eye.  A response was in order. I first came across the growing trend of getting your breasts removed – you know, just in case you get breast cancer, right at the very beginning of my health research in late 2004.  I willed myself to read something from a mainstream health authority as part of my comprehensive education.  It was Isadore Rosenfeld, “America’s most trusted doctor,” who I first heard advocating this.  I couldn’t believe my eyes, for two reasons. It is shocking that this is the best the medical industry can do It is shocking… Read more »

Postpartum Hormonal Changes



I decided to take on this topic today for several reasons.  One reason is that I am currently working with many women who are in the postpartum period, and I’m sure there are many more out there that will read this post – both now and in the future.  Another reason is that changes in hormones are often brushed aside like some kind of “excuse” in the minds of your typical average Joe.  But the postpartum period is a powerful reminder that the hormones are in charge of us, not the other way around.  We need more than a good “pep talk” to overcome the power of hormonal influences upon our bodies and brains.  Lastly, one postpartum mom I have been speaking with has lost 35 pounds in 12 weeks… Read more »

10 Inconveniences of a High Metabolism



By Matt Stone Having a high metabolism doesn’t come without consequences.  Here are some of the common inconveniences one may notice with a significant rise in metabolic rate… 1)      Menstruation Life was good with a low metabolism.  No time of the month.  But then you raise that metabolism and uh oh, not again.  Freakin’ progesterone production goes up, LH and FSH regulate properly, and the next thing you know you’re bleeding, and once again dealing with the embarrassment and expense of buying “feminine products” and having to ask your boyfriend every time you get out of the car if there are any spots showing through your pants.  Sucks. 2)      Sweat Life was good with a low metabolism.  You could go get in a workout and not even have to change… Read more »