14 episodes

Uncover the truth about how hormones affect stress, sleep, body fat, fertility and almost every aspect of our daily lives and health in this new, expert-led, myth-busting (often amusing) podcast. Hormones: The Inside Story is a podcast series from the Society for Endocrinology taking a look at the stories and the science behind our hormones. Find out more at www.yourhormones.info

Hormones: The Inside Story Society for Endocrinology

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 34 Ratings

Uncover the truth about how hormones affect stress, sleep, body fat, fertility and almost every aspect of our daily lives and health in this new, expert-led, myth-busting (often amusing) podcast. Hormones: The Inside Story is a podcast series from the Society for Endocrinology taking a look at the stories and the science behind our hormones. Find out more at www.yourhormones.info

    Can I hack my hormones to improve my mood?

    Can I hack my hormones to improve my mood?

    In this episode, Georgia Mills goes on the hunt for happy hormones. Is there a chemical recipe for long-term happiness, and what are the various mood molecules really doing? Plus, an investigation into oxytocin: is it really the biological basis of love?

    • 24 min
    Is there really a fertility crisis?

    Is there really a fertility crisis?

    We investigate the claims that humanity is approaching a catastrophic decline in fertility. Georgia Mills explores whether hormone-hijacking chemicals are to blame for declining sperm counts, how concerned we should really be, and whether there's anything we can do about it.








     

    More info: yourhormones.info


    Produced by First Create The Media for the Society for Endocrinology

    • 23 min
    Menopause vs. ”Manopause”

    Menopause vs. ”Manopause”

    The menopause marks one of the biggest natural shifts in hormones, which brings with it a huge swathe of potential symptoms. But is there a testosterone-based equivalent? This time Georgia Mills investigates the menopause, the so-called "manopause" and how the stories we tell about our hormones can have an impact on our health.


    More info: yourhormones.info


    Produced by First Create The Media for the Society for Endocrinology

    • 24 min
    Can I hack my hormones to beat ageing?

    Can I hack my hormones to beat ageing?

    Are there really chemicals inside us that could lead to some age-defying interventions in the future? Georgia Mills is on the hunt for the hormonal fountain of youth, with the help of Dr Andrew Steele, author of Ageless:  The New Science of Getting Older Without Getting Old, who is optimistic about our ageing futures, Professor Paul Stewart who is exploring why stress hormones may be an important part of the puzzle and Professor Janet Lord, who explains why an often-overlooked hormone, DHEA, has got some ageing researchers extremely excited.


    More info: yourhormones.info


    Produced by First Create The Media for the Society for Endocrinology

    • 23 min
    Does when I eat affect my weight?

    Does when I eat affect my weight?

    Does when you eat affect your body weight? Do meal-timing based diets like intermittent fasting really work? How are your hormones involved and does this new diet fad stand up to scientific scrutiny?


    Join Professor Sadaf Farooqi, Professor Jonathan Johnstone and Dr Shazia Hussain to find out.


    More info: yourhormones.info


    Produced by First Create The Media for the Society for Endocrinology

    • 22 min
    Will taking hormones make me taller?

    Will taking hormones make me taller?

    Ever had a moment at a crowded gig or in a cramped airplane seat when you wished you could change your height? Georgia Mills investigates how hormones affect our height destinies, and what they have to do with the legend of the Irish giants. Featuring Professor John Wass, Professor Márta Korbonits and Professor Helen Storr.


    More info: yourhormones.info


    Produced by First Create The Media for the Society for Endocrinology

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

Lawbo84 ,

Excellent

Interesting and really useful information. So worth listening to!

Bravenewmalden ,

Perfectly paced

‘Hormones’ isn’t a subject that would normally detain me for too long, but this series kept me entertained and informed throughout. Well researched and presented.

emily_2703 ,

Educational and entertaining

Interesting and relevant content brilliantly presented, with a great balance of expert input. I'm learning a lot - will definitely recommend this podcast to others!

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