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Hormone balance begins in the mitochondria.

Mitochondria act to convert cholesterol to pregnenolone, which is necessary to make testosterone and estrogen. Additionally, receptors for estrogens, androgen and thyroid hormones are found in mitochondria.

The level of mitochondria in cells and tissues is dependent upon hormone production. The feedback loop between mitochondria and hormones is so strong that researches are now observing closely the interplay between the two as they relate to health and aging.

With age, or toxic imbalance, mitochondria trigger a decrease in the production of testosterone, resulting in decreased muscle mass, increased fat accumulation and decreased sensitivity to thyroid hormones and insulin. Mitochondria are ground zero when it comes to aging.

This tight relationship between hormones and mitochondria can also be linked to infertility.

Researchers observed mitochondria as the direct target for thyroid hormones 3,5-T2 because there are specific binding sites for 3,5-T2 in the mitochondria.

Muscle repair also is dependent on hormonal interaction with the mitochondria.

Obesity and insulin resistance that occurs frequently after menopause may be due to skeletal muscle mitochondrial dysfunction caused by a drop in estrogen levels.

Healthy hormone levels and mitochondria are interconnected in a complex tapestry where hormonal health can’t exist without mitochondrial health and vice versa.

By ignoring the health of a clients’ mitochondria when addressing hormone levels, we risk unraveling the fabric of cellular health.

BX Protocol™ is a health restoration energy catalyst designed to help mitochondria function optimally. A first line approach to hormone balance includes mitochondrial health.

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