Hormones, Health, Human Performance and Potential

Hormones play a crucial role in determining health. Hormone networks provide the feedback mechanism by which our lifestyle and behaviours enable us to reach our personal potential.       This blog provides an overview of some of the main themes discussed in the forthcoming book “Hormones, Health and Human Potential” written to help understanding of how harnessing […]

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Fatigue, sport performance and hormones..more on the endocrine system

By Dr Nicky Keay How do you feel on Monday morning, when the alarm wakes you at 7am with a day of work ahead after the weekend? A bit tired, slightly lethargic, sluggish, maybe a little bit down, perhaps a few regrets about somewhat too much alcohol/food over weekend, frustrated that the exercise training schedule didn’t go […]

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E-letter: Question regarding the use of autologous PRP injections for tendinopathies

The following is a letter to BJSM from Ralph S. Bovard MD: Dear BJSM, I have a question regarding the use of autologous platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections for tendinopathies of various sorts.  This procedure has been gaining favor with sports medicine clinicians for use in athletes with tendon injuries that are slow to respond […]

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