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what causes change in hormone levels?

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Dr. Stuart Erner
Bariatrics 45 years experience
Hormone levels: Environmental toxins and endocrine disrupters, stress, nutritional deficiencies and genetic factors can all lead to fluctuating levels of all of the hormones produced by the endocrine system at any given time.

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