Hormones: The Inside Story

Society for Endocrinology

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

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Trailer 1 min 42 sec

All Episodes

Hormones: The Inside Story is a new podcast uncovering the truth behind our hormones and how they secretly run the show. From the Society for Endocrinology and First Create The Media.

Oct 2020

1 min 42 sec

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.info Produced by First Create The Media for the Society for Endocrinology

Nov 2020

27 min 54 sec

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.info Produced by First Create The Media for the Society for Endocrinology

Nov 2020

25 min 4 sec

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.info Produced by First Create The Media for the Society for Endocrinology 

Nov 2020

26 min 31 sec

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

Nov 2020

24 min 34 sec

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

Nov 2020

25 min 4 sec

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

Dec 2020

26 min 47 sec

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.

Nov 1

2 min 4 sec

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

Nov 8

21 min 41 sec

This time, we explore the growing interest in diets based on meal timing, like intermittent fasting. Are there any time-based interventions that stand up to scientific scrutiny? Featuring Professor Sadaf Farooqi, Professor Jonathan Johnstone and Dr Shazia Hussain.

Nov 15

22 min

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

Nov 22

23 min 31 sec

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

Nov 29

24 min 31 sec