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Hormonal ImBalances

Estrogen dominance

What Is Estrogen dominance?

ESTROGEN DOMINANCE HAS ALSO BEEN LINKED TO ALLERGIES, AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS, BREAST CANCER, UTERINE CANCER, INFERTILITY, OVARIAN CYSTS, AND INCREASED BLOOD CLOTTING, AND IS ALSO ASSOCIATED WITH ACCELERATION OF THE AGING PROCESS.



CAUSES OF ESTROGEN DOMINANCE

Excess body fat (greater than 28%
Too much stress, resulting in excess amounts of cortisol, insulin, and norepinephrine.
A low-fiber diet with excess refined carbohydrates and deficiency in nutrients and high quality fats
Impaired immune function
Birth control

ESTROGEN DOMINANCE CAN BE TREATED. 

SYMPTOMS INCLUDE:

Decreased sex drive
Irregular or otherwise abnormal menstrual periods

Bloating (water retention)

Unable to lose weight
Cold hands and feet (a symptom of thyroid dysfunction)
Hair loss
Thyroid dysfunction
Sluggish metabolism
Foggy thinking, memory loss


ADRENAL DYSFUNCTION

Symptoms OF ADRENAL DISORDERS 

• Difficulty awakening from sleep in the morning, often hitting the snooze button multiple times.
• Need coffee to get going in the morning.
• Gain weight, especially around the middle.
• Get every cold and flu bug that is going around. Feels like your immune system is shot.
• More difficulty dealing with stress and deadline pressure than you used to.
• Lack of interest in sex.
• Feel lightheaded upon standing quickly.
• Poor memory or “brain fog."• Feel tired in the afternoons between 3-5pm.
• Feel the need to snack or eat frequently to maintain a normal blood sugar.
• Crave salty foods.
• Feel extremely tired between 7-10pm but get a second wind if you stay up later.
• If female, struggle with PMS: heavy bleeding, moodiness, fatigue during menstrual cycle.
• If you are male, do you feel like your stamina, energy and ability to maintain muscle are decreased?
• Pain in the upper back or neck with no apparent reason.
• Do you notice improvement of symptoms stress levels are lower, such as during a vacation or time away from work?


CAUSES OF ADRENAL Disorders 

* EXCESS STRESS
* UNDIAGNOSED HYPOTHYROID 
* ALLERGIES
* TOXINS
* OVEREXERTION
* CAFFEINE
* COFFE
* FEAR
* LACK OF RELAXATION
* NEGATIVE ATTITUDES & BELIEFS
* UNWANTED EMPLOYMENT
* MARITAL STRESS
* LACK OF GOOD FOOD
* SUGAR AND WHITE FLOUR
* SMOKING
* LACK OF SLEEP 
* TOXINS
* INFECTIONS
* DEATH OF LOVED ONE





LEAKY GUT SYNDROME​

Many factors can contribute to Leaky Gut syndrome which includes chronic stress, impaired digestion, disruption in the balance of intestinal bacteria, poor diet, parasites, Candida overgrowth, environmental contaminats, chemotherapy, radiation, and prolonged use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS). One predominate cause of leaky gut is the continued consumption of foods that can be hightly irritating to the intestinal lining. These include wheat, gluten, corn, dairy and processed foods. Leaky gut syndrome develops when the lining of the small intestine becomes too porous, allowing entry of toxins, microorganisms, undigested food particles and pathogens into the blood stream.


Symptoms Of Leaky Gut SyndromE

Abdominal pain or cramps
Anxiety/nervousness
Chronic Fatigue
Constipation or diarrhea immediately after eating
Depression
Food and chemical sensitivities
Gas, bloating or digestion
Joint pain and stiffness or muscle aches
Liver dysfunction
Malnutrition
Poor immunity
Poor memory
Psoriasis/eczema


LONG-TERM RESULT OF LEAKY GUT SYNDROME CAN LIKELY DEVELOP INTO AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES 

LUPUS
RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
POLYMYALGIA
MUTIPLE SCLEROSIS
FIBROMYALGIA
CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME
CELIAC DISEASE
THYROIDITIS
ULCERATIVE COLITIS
URTICARIA (HIVES)
DIABETES
PSORIASIS


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