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Low-fat diets are often high in carbs. High fructose corn syrup, simple sugars and additives in processed foods, trigger food cravings. Food allergies, gluten sensitivity and bacterial infections hamper digestion. Chronic stress impairs thyroid and adrenal function and increases levels of insulin and cortisol. Any or all of these could lead to weight gain.
Holy basil is an adaptogenic herb that brings the endocrine and hormone system back to balance. People with a high caffeine intake, who are always anxious and stressed out, have trouble shutting off their brain at night, have insomnia or keep waking up often throughout the night should take Holy Basil supplements. It brings down cortisol levels and reverses adrenal fatigue.
Hair loss may indicate lack of nutrients like iron, calcium, zinc, folate and protein. Anemia can lower hemoglobin levels that impact hair growth, color and texture. Metabolic disorders (diabetes, liver dysfunction), hormonal imbalances (endocrine disorders, thyroid), stress and unhealthy lifestyle choices lead to premature thinning of hair, graying and hairfall.
The balance of the rest of your body is highly influenced by your digestive function. 70% of your immune system is located in and around your gut– your digestive tract is the main barrier between the outside world and your blood stream. There are multiple organ systems that play an important role in your digestion including your liver, pancreas, gallbladder and your brain. Imbalances in your digestion can indicate imbalances in the function of those organs, which can mean imbalances in hormones, which can mean imbalances in other organs…it’s a holistic system that’s all closely connected.
How would you know if you have a hormone imbalance? Most of the women I see already have an inkling that something is out...
Vegetables are good for correcting hormonal imbalance and infertility issues when they are eaten raw or half boiled. But, vegetable oil is known for...
Nicole Jardim is a Young Women’s Hormonal Health Coach and creator of Fix Your Period, a series of programs that empower women to reclaim their...
Menstrual cycle can be absent due to hormonal imbalances, nutritional deficiency, estrogen imbalance, thyroid issues, premature ovarian failure, or menopause. You can restore your menstrual cycle by maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly, reducing stress, applying warm castor oil on abdomen. Herbs like alfalfa, black cohosh root, shatavari also help.