A healthy diet and lifestyle are the best weapons you have to fight heart disease. Many people make it harder than it is. It is important to remember that the overall pattern of the choices you make that counts. Learn about warning signs and follow these four simple health tips to get started.
If you’re in a rut and can’t figure out why over the past few months or years you’ve started feeling increasingly lousy, are gaining weight and losing interest in sex, then it’s possible that you’re dealing with some estrogen dominance.
Extra hormones may directly contribute to weight gain. These substances, which are actually able to mimic hormones in the body, are now being called “obesogens”.
Heart disease is often considered a man’s diagnosis, however, according the National Institute for Health, heart disease is actually the No. 1 killer of both men and women in America today.
Although no precise answers exist for the development of uterine fibroid tumors, there is a link between fibroids and estrogen production. During the reproductive years, hormonal imbalance can cause fibroids to form and grow.
Foreign Estrogens, or Estrogen Mimickers come in the form of chemicals (xenoestrogens) and plant based foods (phytoestrogens). They can mimic the action of estrogen produced in cells and can alter hormonal activity in women and men.
Many women in their twenties, mid thirties through forties, and even women who are menopausal can be overloaded with estrogen. Men can also suffer from estrogen dominance. Environmental estrogens and synthetic hormones are often the cause.
Uterine fibroids are generally benign (non-cancerous) tumors that are made from nodules of smooth muscle cells and fibrous connective tissue, hence the name “fibroid tumor”.