How to Balance Your Hormones: Post 4

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How to Balance Your Hormones: Post 4

I am so excited to start the third step for hormone balancing and harnessing your feminine powers with you!

In case you missed them, don’t forget to check out Step 1 and Step 2.

Now on to Step 3!

Learning how to balance and support your adrenal glands can be a real game changer when it comes to your hormone issues AND in every other area of your life. Knowing which time period we are all living in, I know spending some time focusing on nourishing our stress-regulating adrenal glands is a skill we ALL need to be reminded of again even if we have tried it before.

Your Stressful Life Can Impact Your Hormone Balance

We can’t escape hearing constantly that “stress is bad” and “stress can cause weight gain.”

It’s cliche to tell you, “We all need to work on stress management.”

This isn’t news.

But I really want to paint the important picture of how our adrenal glands directly relate to hormone-related issues. When we are constantly demanding that our stress hormone, cortisol, be produced to handle our overworked stress-filled lives, our sex hormones take the back seat to being produced and regulated.

Stress and Hormones:

  • Cortisol and sex hormones both use cholesterol as a precursor.
  • With a constant need for cortisol (i.e., feeling stressed out all the time), all of our cholesterol is shunted to making cortisol instead of our sex hormones.
  • Progesterone levels decrease, which leads to estrogen dominance causing PMS, PCOS and endometriosis, mood swings, cramps, low-libido, and more.

Well, darn.

But there’s hope!

Committing to decreasing the cortisol demands on our adrenal glands (i.e., reducing our stress) will lead to sex hormone regulation over time.

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AWP-11Lori Valentine Rose, PhD, CNP, BCHN, RH (AHG) is a college biology, nutrition, herbal, and wellness instructor, board certified nutrition professional and holistic nutrition consultant, registered herbalist, wife, mother, organic vegetable, fruit, and medicinal herb gardener, school garden planter, city class teacher, and passionate Zumba dancer!  She created, developed, and instructs the Hill College Holistic Wellness Pathway, the most thorough, affordable, degreed wellness program in the country.  She loves spreading love and light, and helping others feel awesome on the inside and out so they can live their dreams and make this world more awesome!  Lori Rose Holistic does not replace medical advice or working with your doctor, and she does not diagnose, treat, or cure disease.  Her goal is to educate, and any actions you take are voluntary and of your own free will.

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