Hormones: The Inside Story
Can I hack my hormones to improve my mood?

Can I hack my hormones to improve my mood?

December 13, 2021

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?

Is there really a fertility crisis?

Is there really a fertility crisis?

December 6, 2021
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

Menopause vs. ”Manopause”

Menopause vs. ”Manopause”

November 29, 2021

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

Can I hack my hormones to beat ageing?

Can I hack my hormones to beat ageing?

November 22, 2021

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

Does when I eat affect my weight?

Does when I eat affect my weight?

November 15, 2021

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

Will taking hormones make me taller?

Will taking hormones make me taller?

November 8, 2021

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

Season 2 coming soon…

Season 2 coming soon…

November 1, 2021

Hormones: The Inside Story is back for a brand new season, exploring everything from how hormones impact our height to whether they hold the key to defying aging. Subscribe now wherever you find your podcasts. 
From the Society for Endocrinology and First Create The Media.

Are everyday chemicals harming my health?

Are everyday chemicals harming my health?

December 7, 2020

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.info

Produced by First Create The Media for the Society for Endocrinology

Is modern life overloading our stress levels?

Is modern life overloading our stress levels?

November 30, 2020

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.info

Produced by First Create The Media for the Society for Endocrinology

Should we have the steroid Olympics?

Should we have the steroid Olympics?

November 23, 2020

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.info

Produced by First Create The Media for the Society for Endocrinology

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