The Whole You
By Wendy Humphris, ROHP
Do you want to avoid the painful symptoms of PMS? Are you in search of some natural remedies that can help to overcome the troubles caused by hormonal imbalance? Don’t worry we have got you covered. We know how damaging the hormonal imbalance can be. It can impact the normal body functioning and cause several undesirable symptoms. If you want to get rid of these signs and attain and maintain a balanced hormonal state, you must make efforts to boost the health of the endocrine system.
Following are some practical and helpful tips through which you can attain hormonal balance naturally.
Say no to Sugar and Wine
For acquiring the balance of hormones, it is essential to stay away from the endocrine disruptors. The two of the most prominent disruptors of the endocrine system include wine and sugar. Even if you love these two, it is critically essential to eliminate them from your diet for some time. Both these add to stress load in the body.
Moreover, these can also contribute to inflammation by feeding the bacteria residing in your gut. Some other adverse effects of sugar include boosted growth of candida and adverse impact on digestion. Likewise, the excessive intake of wine can disturb the level of insulin and blood sugar along with decreasing the functional efficiency of the detox system. Thus, if you eliminate wine and sugar from your diet, you can attain a balanced state of hormones.
Enjoy Adequate Sleep
Sleep is the best way to get rid of stress. By taking sound sleep every night, you can let your body take the rest it deserves, and it can leave a positive impact on your health. On the contrary, if you are not taking sufficient sleep, it can lead to disturbing the endocrine system which can negatively impact your overall health. Some of the significant problems caused by insufficient sleep are fatigue, sugar craving and weight gain which results due to high production of cortisol.
Thus, if you want to maintain sound health by acquiring hormonal balance, it is vital to take adequate sleep. Make a routine to sleep at a suitable time at night and make sure you enjoy a sound slumber for 6-8 hours.
Take Healthy Diet
Here is a general rule for better health. Eat healthy and avoid junk food. Intake of healthy foods and removal of junk, sodas and sugary stuff from the daily diet can leave a pleasant impact on your endocrine system which will result in acquiring hormonal balance. Make sure you eat more plant-based food, avoid white flour and processed food item and add some omega-3 sources in your diet. Besides, it is essential to add some food items that can boost liver health.
Use of some herbs can be incredibly helpful in attaining a balance of hormones naturally. For instance, regulating your monthly periods, you can use Vitex. Similarly, holy basil and ashwagandha are known as powerful adrenal tonics. You can use them to enjoy deep sleep. Besides, if you want to get relief from PMS symptoms, you can use evening primrose.
Manage Stress Levels
Last but not least, taking part in some stress-reducing activity can be amazingly helpful. No matter how busy you think your life is, you can always spare some time for yourself if you want. Make it a routine to spend some ‘me time’ and engage yourself in some stress relieving activity. For instance, you can do meditation if you want. A walk in the morning or evening can also be helpful. The more you try to get emotional wellbeing, better your hormonal health will be.
Attaining hormonal balance is not as difficult as it seems. You can adopt the above mentioned natural means to boost the health of your endocrine system and maintain a balance between different hormones.
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Wendy Humphris, ROHP
I’m a holistic nutritionist and I transform health for a living.