7 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 • 33 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

    Are everyday chemicals harming my health?

    Are everyday chemicals harming my health?

    There are chemicals all around us, but can they interfere with our hormones? Endocrine disruptors have been linked with a number of health problems, so for the final episode in the series we look at where these chemicals are found and whether we should be worried.More info: yourhormones.infoProduced by First Create The Media for the Society for Endocrinology

    • 26 min
    Is modern life overloading our stress levels?

    Is modern life overloading our stress levels?

    We all know what it's like to feel stressed, perhaps this year more than most, but what are our stress hormones really doing to our minds and bodies? More info: yourhormones.infoProduced by First Create The Media for the Society for Endocrinology

    • 25 min
    Should we have the steroid Olympics?

    Should we have the steroid Olympics?

    Doping scandals are a regular feature in sporting events, but how do the hormones involved boost performance and why are they banned? Plus, a short history of doping. More info: yourhormones.infoProduced by First Create The Media for the Society for Endocrinology

    • 24 min
    Should I take a vitamin D supplement?

    Should I take a vitamin D supplement?

    Vitamin D, the hormone in disguise, is currently in the spotlight as the world's favourite supplement, but is it really all it's cracked up to be? More info: yourhormones.infoProduced by First Create The Media for the Society for Endocrinology 

    • 26 min
    Can I hack my hormones to beat jet lag?

    Can I hack my hormones to beat jet lag?

    We explore the hormones behind our sleep-wake cycle, how they can get out of sync and why some athletes are totally immune to jet lag. More info: yourhormones.infoProduced by First Create The Media for the Society for Endocrinology

    • 25 min
    Are my hormones making me fat?

    Are my hormones making me fat?

    How do our hormones impact our eating habits and will scientists ever make a diet pill? Plus, the tale of the Labradors and the impossible sausage. More info: yourhormones.infoProduced by First Create The Media for the Society for Endocrinology

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

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!

Clare12345only ,

Informative, interesting, accessible

I'm really enjoying this podcast - perfectly pitched, I'm learning a lot and finding the episodes really absorbing.

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