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Genetically modified organisms (GMO) are foods that have had their genes altered. Corn, one of the most commonly genetically engineered ingredients, has been linked to tumors, organ dysfunction, and hormonal imbalances in rats. GMO ingredients may also yield unpredictable biological outcomes and allergic reactions. To limit your GMO intake, buy organic and limit processed foods. More than 70 percent of processed goods have at least one genetically-modified ingredient.
Chin acne is caused by hormonal imbalances like polycystic ovary syndrome, thyroid problems, stress, and menstruation. Hormonal acne may also show up on the jawline, but pimples here are usually from digestive issues. Fiber and probiotics can help. Breakouts on the nose and T-zone point to liver problems, while forehead acne means poor kidney function. Avoiding dehydration will fix this. Poor lung health may cause cheek acne. If breakouts are on the lower cheeks, mouth and gum problems are likely.
In a world where your life is judged by how great you look in your Facebook posts and Instagram pics, there is a constant expectation...
Slash refined grain products, red meat, sugar, and common allergens like dairy, gluten from your diet. Instead, eat more leafy greens, legumes, fish, eggs, raw nuts and seeds. Aim to do a light cardio workout like walking or some low-key yoga (avoid inverted positions!) to boost blood circulation. Try natural muscle relaxants like Mg supplements (150-200 mg), cramp bark.
Most people don’t realize that men go through hormonal shifts, just like women. These natural changes happen over a long period of time, but can also be caused by chronic illness or stress. And since hormones control normal functions of the body, you can notice when there’s something wrong. Masculine physical traits, which are ruled by sex hormones, can also change. This can be stressful for any man, but could be treated with a doctor’s help.
Hormone imbalance is often confused with its effect on only menopausal women. However, we need to come to the right understanding of hormone imbalance....
There are multiple causes for hormonal imbalance. But the easiest way to avoid and regulate hormones is through a controlled diet. Follow these simple tips to avoid/control hormonal imbalance.
Feeling low and sad can be vicious circle as it causes hormonal imbalance the ripple effect of which is weight gain. Read on to know how you can out of it.
Disruption of the biological clock or circadian rhythm is an occupational hazard of night shifts. As you try to ward of naturally occurring sleep, the stress causes insulin production to drop spiking your blood glucose levels. Depression, slow responses, and a lowered metabolism are consequences of not sleeping when you should. Simulate night conditions when you do sleep during the day.
Vegetable oils are high in polyunsaturated fats and their extraction is not a very natural process. It involves intense use of chemicals like bleaches, deodorizers, and toxic solvents. These fats thermally break down into cancer-causing free radicals. They heighten estrogen levels, increasing risks of breast cancer, PCOS, and infertility in men and women. Consume oils high in saturated fats.
Hormones do not balance themselves out. So you've to be on the lookout for your body's warning signs that you're off track. Weighing too much despite strict diets and exercise, not being able to decide if you are sad or happy, sleepless nights, craving for excess food, lack of libido, and unexplainable fatigue are all signs of hormonal imbalance.
Hormones help to control many body functions ranging from growth and metabolism to reproduction and mood. Hormonal fluctuations typically occur during puberty, menstruation, pregnancy...
If you gain weight despite a strict diet, your metabolism may be retarded by hormones. If you have a whale's appetite even after a complete meal, you may have spiked ghrelin, an appetite trigger. Lack of libido may be due to an imbalance in estrogen, testosterone, thyroid, or cortisol. A drop in progesterone may cause mood swings. Fatigue and insomnia could be due to high cortisol.
Gamma linolenic acid (GLA) is good news for women. Adding GLA to your diet can help ease hormone-related symptoms like water retention, breast tenderness, cramps, and irritability. Its anti-inflammatory properties help renew the skin. It boosts immunity, reduces cholesterol, and relieves arthritis. It activates brown fat that burns calories and keeps you on the leaner side.
Hormonal changes affect EVERYONE from birth to death. Hormonal balance is vital to a healthy, cancer-free mind and body, but can be disrupted in...