Hormonal balancing is a personal choice for each woman. You are each created differently, from different genetic backgrounds, lifestyles, ways you handle stress, diets, relationships, and your personal needs. What a gift to know that there is help in this area. If you can balance your hormones you literally will change your attitude, your body, your sleep habits, your outlook, your performance, and your energy levels.
This topic is intimidating not only to you, the consumer; but also many doctors or health care professionals. You must take charge of your own body and emotions through learning and becoming educated in this topic. Start learning more! Learn the values of your hormones. Learn and become an active participant, don’t be passive. If there were ever one topic to not be passive in, this is it!
This can be the difference in how you age, what you look like, how you act, and your future health’s fate. The pendulum has swung for women’s health concerns. 80% of women experience hormonal imbalances. Too many demands of us and not enough support. Simply put, God did not create us to work outside the home, run the kids to several different activities, eat all the junk we eat, take care of everyone else’s problems, go to all the organizations, clubs, and meetings we go to, go home and do everything we have to do at home for everyone else, or be sedentary .
So………..ladies, many of us are doing more than we can handle; not eating the right foods that nourish our bodies, don’t take enough time for us, not moving enough, don’t relax enough, and we are bombarded with endocrine disruptors. Be prepared to read some of the most important information as a woman living in a challenging time of history.
85% of women can receive therapeutic balancing of hormones through diet, lifestyle change, medical grade nutritional supplements, and bio-identical progesterone cream. “So many women are afraid to take herbal remedies because they’re uncertain about safety. They think that because a pharmaceutical drug has been studied in a laboratory, regulated by the FDA and prescribed by a doctor, it has to be safe. But the truth is that conventional medicine is responsible for 255,000 deaths per year in the United States, and almost half of those are from adverse reactions to prescription drugs.” Dr. Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN
Phytotherapy, the use of plants, either in whole food form or in the form of standardized extracts and supplements, for healing purposes. Its roots trace all the back to the beginning of time and still stands strong in much of the world today. It is much gentler on our bodies than pharmaceutical medications. They are used to prevent conditions and treat conditions. The National Cancer Institute currently defines the word “phytoestrogen” as an estrogen-like substance found in some plants and plant products. They also state that phytoestrogens may have anti-cancer effects. “Botanical therapies for menopause symptoms are taking an increasingly important role. Many women are determined to utilize therapies that are herbal or nutritional, natural hormones, or lower dose hormones in combination with botanicals, in order to create a risk to benefit ration that they feel comfortable with.” Dr. Hudson, Womens Health Specialist at Women to Women. Become an advocate to other women that there are answers………we just need to make a priority to find hormonal balancing and a healthy balanced lifestyle.