We turn to birth control to regulate our menstrual cycles, clear our skin and decrease PMS
However, with the increasing evidence of birth control side effects (like increased rates of
depression and stroke), should we not exhaust natural methods of hormone management
Symptoms of hormone imbalance include:
REDUCE INFLAMMATION BY EATING MORE VEGETABLES
Inflammation causes disruption in the way your hormones are produced. A large contributor
to inflammation is gluten and dairy in the diet! Try removing breads, cakes, cheese and
yogurt and instead eat extra veggies! Aim for 8 servings of veggies per day.
Bonus points if your vegetables are leafy greens (like spinach, kale, collards) which have a
compound that help with the liver’s detox of excess hormones. The fibre in these
#plantbased beauties also helps you bind and excrete excess hormone.
SWAP SUGAR FOR HEALTHY FAT
Sugar causes inflammation and worsens hormone imbalance. See #1.
Sugar also causes fluctuations in blood sugar throughout the day which worsens hormone
Make sure you are eating healthy fats is key, as fats are needed as the building blocks of
Eat less processed food (things that are white or beige in colour) and load up on healthy
fats such as wild fish, flax and chia seeds, walnuts and grass fed animal products.
Optimal sleep for hormone balance is 7-8 hours of uninterrupted sleep per night.
Tip: Make sure you are getting to be before midnight, as cortisol is regulated then. Bedtime
around 10pm is ideal.
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By Dr. Jordin Wiggins ND
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