Pesticides, stress, pollution, plastics are all faces of modern life that can affect our mental and physical health and become the reason of hormones imbalances in women and men.
Everyone is so much busy in daily affairs in this modern age. Woman of this century is playing her double role at the same time, one at home as a domestic woman and second outside the home as a working woman. She has not enough time to concentrate on her health and diet in which result she got tired and cannot pay her duties in well manners.
Pesticides, stress, pollution, plastics are all faces of modern life that can affect our mental and physical health and become the reason of hormones imbalances in women and men. Balanced hormonal system is so important for both women and men. Too much estrogen and synthetic chemicals that mimic the female hormone’s effects in the body, can cause uncontrolled cell growth- a hall mark of such illnesses and diseases as cancer.
Experts say, ”hormones deliver message and estrogen’s message is to tell cells to grow and proliferate. They also say” that’s great when its initiating puberty in a young girl if you have got proliferate tissue like uterine fibroids, ovarian cysts, endometriosis, breast cancer, or prostate cancer.
Even hormonal imbalances can contribute to moodiness hot flashes, night sweats and abdominal weight gains that sort of fat that women gain around the middle and on the top of the thighs that’s really hard to get rid of. "
There are some common reasons are given below which become causes of imbalance hormonal system.
Taking the pill
Taking HRT (hormone replacement therapy)
Exposure to environmental poison
Eating non organic and estrogen pumped animal products
It is very bad that when any woman has some hormonal problem she only takes medicine and never thinks about healthy diet. The good news is certain food contains beneficial antioxidants, flavonoids and other compound that can help bring hormones back into balance including cruciferous, vegetables, and grass fed beef garlic, fermented foods and citrus fruits. Broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts and other cruciferous vegetables as well lemon lime, garlic, onions, grass fed beef and other foods help the body burn fat and counteract the effects of too much estrogen.
Many women skip breakfast or lunch or even both to save calories for dinner but they never know that how much it is harmful for them? So never skip these opportunities. Eggs, fish, dairy, apple, beetroot and carrot are very useful for mental and physical health. Raw vegetables and fruits are very useful to maintain the hormonal system.
Seaweed has been used in naturopathic medicine, especially for women. Kelp, wakame and other seaweeds are rich in iodine, which helps normalize thyroid gland. It also is rich in calcium, iron, potassium and vitamins B1, B2 and B12 and protects against bacterial and fungal infections. Kelp is so healing, in fact, that it can protect against radioactive poisoning.
Dark Chocolate contains zinc, which helps increase libido, as well as copper and iron. In addition to these endocrine benefits, dark chocolate is well known for reducing risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes.
Wheat Grass is excellent for helping balance out hormones. It will work to help cleanse the liver which is where all of your hormones are filtered. If your liver is working inefficiently, this will have a negative effect on your hormones levels by keeping them in your system for too long or by improperly processing them. The high magnesium and chlorophyll content of wheatgrass works to build enzymes that restore sex hormones.
This plant promotes healthy adrenal gland, which produces hormones like adrenaline that regulate the body’s response to stress. It also helps with infertility, chronic, fatigue and eczema.
Foods rich in vitamin B6:
Foods such as nutritional yeat, spinach, avocado and bananas are all high in vitamin B6. A deficiency in vitamin B6 has been shown to result in progesterone imbalance in women and may affect sperm and egg production in men and women respectively.