An elimination diet is the gold standard when it comes to figuring out whether any foods are affecting your health (and hormones) but it can seem like a really restrictive and complicated thing to do. In this vlog, I talk you through what an elimination diet actually is, why it can be really beneficial and the best way to do it to get the results you need.
Minerals help our bodies to produce energy and so important for optimal hormonal health. When we are deficient than it can lead to fatigue, PMS, infertility and reduced bone health. In this video, I talk about my top 5 minerals for optimal hormonal health in women.
In my opinion, progesterone is one of the most under estimated of the sex hormones. We hear a lot of talk about the role of oestrogen but it is the ratio of these two hormones not being balanced that has a significant effect on our bodies and symptoms.
The transitional phase leading up to the menopause, is know as the perimenopause. It’s the time when production of the female hormones that drive the menstrual cycle start to decline (usually around our mid-forties but can start as early as 35 in some cases) and it is this stage that you are considered to be perimenopausal. It’s also the time when most of the symptoms actually occur and cause hormonal havoc.