Hormones are regulated by the endocrine system, and alterations can occur that unbalance it causing abundance of some and deficiency of others. That is called hormonal imbalance. The symptoms are different in men and women.
Hormonal imbalance in women:
It is caused by an incorrect relationship between progesterone and estrogen levels, which produces:
- Night sweats.
- Hair loss.
- Decrease in sexual desire
- Abundant or long menstrual periods.
The main factor that affects the balance of hormones is mainly your lifestyle. How you feed yourself, if you exercise, how you control your stress, your emotions, and your age. It is advisable to visit a gynecologist to provide a diagnosis and treatment of hormonal imbalance.
Balance hormones with healthy foods
Omega 3: It is one of the essential elements in the diet, it is very nutritious and helps that hormones can reach their destination.
Found in: oysters, eggs, nuts, flax seeds and sardines.
Foods rich in phytoestrogens: soy, seaweed, brown rice, kale, lentils, peanuts.
Fruits and vegetables.
Practice exercise: If possible every day and the aerobic type, walk, jog, ride a bicycle.
Reduce and manage stress to the maximum: It produces too much cortisol which is an estrogen blocker. You can increase relaxation techniques, yoga, massage.
Avoid the consumption of caffeine and alcohol: It contributes the hormonal imbalance, increasing the premenstrual syndrome.
Consume more fibers: Whole grains, whole grains.
Rest enough: It is a way to recover the organism, you will return balance. At least 8 hours a day
Sunbathing: A healthy dose of sunlight can help stabilize hormones.
Add herbal supplements: Dandelion, palm extract, hemp tree, Asian ginseng. These supplements are found in naturist homes and are especially indicated for hormonal imbalance, improve immune function and help the body adapt to stress.
Vitamins and minerals: Vitamin and mineral supplements will also help balance hormones. The supplement should contain vitamin C, E, calcium, magnesium, and the entire spectrum of B vitamins.
If you have any questions about vitamin supplements, it is advisable to consult your doctor to make a diagnosis marking what you need.