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The Hormone Solution Podcast with Karen Martel

Welcome to The Hormone Solution Podcast with Karen Martel – your personal invitation to a world of hormone health, sustainable weight loss, holistic well-being, and embracing life's stages with a big old dose of vitality and confidence.

Sep 26, 2019

Leptin hormone is greatly responsible for weight gain, weight loss and appetite. It has even been dubbed the obesity, fat, hunger and starvation hormone. The heavier you are the more leptin you produce which causes something called leptin resistance.

Symptoms of leptin resistance: 

  • Overweight
  • Excess abdominal fat
  • Fatigue / low energy
  • Hungry even after meals
  • Crave high calorie foods (fast food, sweets, breads, pasta, etc.)
  • Difficulty losing weight
  • Difficulty keeping weight off

In this episode;

  • What is leptin resistance and what causes it
  • How it effects our bodily functions including metabolism and hormones
  • The liver leptin connection
  • Sleep leptin connection
  • Thyroid and leptin
  • How to reverse leptin resistance quickly