Hormones are chemicals that cause the organs to regulate all functions in the body .
All processes are in delicate balance with each other and if hormones are out of control , the symptoms will manifest themselves to let you know:
- unexplained weight gain or loss
- changes in breast tissues (men and women)
- Decreased sexual desire
- Premenstrual Syndrome
- the loss of muscle mass
- night sweats
- recurring bladder infections
- Hot flashes
- swelling and inflammation
- changes mood and irritability
- foggy thinking and memory problems
- problems gallbladder
- ovarian cysts
- debilitating fatigue
- the brown spots on the face
- low blood pressure
- the rheumatoid arthritis ( 1 )
- and others
the causes of hormonal imbalance are many.
Some are part of the normal aging process, but some are the result of chronic stress, poor diet, and lifestyle factors such as obesity. Other causes are:
- Adrenal fatigue excessive stress and burnout
- Candida overgrowth of yeast feeds progesterone, altering its balance with estrogen
- environmental toxins in food, personal care and household products, and plastic
- heavy metal toxicity
- neurotransmitters that misfire due to excess sugars, nicotine, alcohol, lack of protein and healthy fats, white flour, and environmental toxins
- Radiation and chemotherapy
- thyroid problems
- tumors testes or pituitary
is easy to determine if it is producing too much or too little of the various groups of hormone regulation by taking a saliva test . It can be administered by a healthcare provider or you can do it yourself at home with a kit. ( 4 )
Fortunately, most bodily processes can be restored to balance through proper diet and regular exercise.
The following are examples of nutrient-rich foods that will help naturally back to the proper immobilization, feel and look great, like it was meant to be. Reduce or eliminate dairy products, wheat, sugar and processed foods.
- nuts soaked or germinated
- Organic, poultry, game, meat from grass-fed beef and bison
- organic, free-range eggs (loaded with vitamins, minerals and proteins that support hormonal balance and a healthy reproductive system)
vegetables rich in antioxidants
- green sheet: spinach, kale, chard, kale, cabbage
- Other vegetables: asparagus, broccoli
- bright colors: red peppers yellow orange bell / /, red onions and white, orange and purple carrots, tomatoes, red cabbage, purple potatoes
Herbs and Spices
- avocados – rich source of vitamins E and B complex, magnesium, potassium and fiber
- grass-fed (raw if you can get it) – vitamins a, D, E and K stimulate proper hormone function and medium chain fatty acids support the immune system and metabolism
- coconut oil – lauric acid stimulates the production of hormones and boost metabolism; antibacterial and antiviral
- oil cod liver fermented
- Linseed oil and
- Olive oil – extra virgin organic, cold pressed
- sesame oil
not all fats are created equal . Watch the video below to see why.
This is by no means an exhaustive list of endocrine food support, but the highlight.
The importance of regular, adequate, a dream of good quality can not be over emphasized; It is during sleep that the brain cleans itself and many of the maintenance tasks ranging systems takes place.
You can eat a perfect diet and exercise properly, but if you do not get enough sleep, nothing will work quite well. It could be that sleep deprivation may be part of the problem affecting hormonal regulation.
sleep on it.