Environmental toxins, excessive dairy intake, GMO foods, plastic exposure, pharmaceuticals, birth control pills and hormone replacement therapy all cause hormone imbalances because they mimic estrogen and bind to receptor sites, causing a hormone imbalance.
Hormonal imbalance symptoms can be:-
Lack of energy, hashimotos, fatigue, insomnia, belly fat, diabetes, allergies, racing mind, memory loss, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, round face, rosaecia, low stress tolerance, immune problems, weight loss, darkened skin, white patches on skin, salt cravings, depression, zero libido, hot flushes, night sweats, dry vagina, breast tenderness, enlarged breasts, fibrocystic breasts, ovarian cysts, fluid retention, excessive bleeding, anaemia, heavy cramping, weight gain in the lower body, PMS, dry skin, hair and nails, ridges on nails, brittle hair, slow metabolism, constipation, nervousness, hyperactivity, high pulse rate, protruding eyeballs, loss of menstruation, acne, deeper voice, facial hair, PCOS.
Our society is experiencing more fertility issues than ever before and we need to start at a young age and prepare for the best fertility, strong bones, health hormones, good skin, nails and hair.
Here are some tips:-
Flax seeds are plant based estrogens. They lubricate the gut and provide omega 3's. They contain lignans that are good for breast health.
Bone broth from organic, grass fed beef bones. Good for joint health, connective tissue that holds organs together, youthful skin, nails and bones. This is your number one beauty food. It contains a lot of collagen and many nutrients.
Sprouts especially broccoli and red clover sprouts, block environmental estrogen mimickers.
Fermented veggies like sauerkraut and kimchi.
Dairy can cause estrogen dominance, so best to avoid it.
Black Cohosh balances hormones in menopause and assists with hot flushes.
Don Quai is the female ginseng, balancing estrogen and progesterone. It energizes, builds blood, and improves circulation.
Wild yam is a good natural estrogen replacement.
Vitex is great for women of all ages. It raises progesterone levels.
Licorice harmonises any formula, and sage is the best herb for hormones.
Clary sage balances estrogen and progesterone. Apply topically.
Chamomile, thyme, oregano, ylang ylang, lavender for reducing stress, myrrh for hormone balancing, fennel best for improving milk production.
Truffles are an afrodiasiac boost, they boost testosterone and can shut down menopausal symptoms.
Reishi mushrooms is a fungus for anti-ageing.
Cordyceps boost internal energy.
Vitamin D is good for the reproductive system. 5 000 to 10 000 iu is recommended daily.
Vitamin K2 comes from natto and organ meats and is good for bone and brain health.
Boron builds bone and is good for hormones.
Magnesium taken orally or topically for female health in general, helps with sleep and pain.
Collagen helps with stronger bones, skin, hair and nails. Glucosamine and chondroitin in bone broth helps you become radiant.
Omega 3 from cod liver oil and wild caught salmon.
Rhodiola, Ashwaganda, Eleurthrococcus, Panax Ginseng, Shizandra berry, Indian goosberry (Amla), Holy basil.
Improve absorption and flush out excess estrogen compounds.