Naturally Balance Estrogen

2020-10-17T00:57:16+00:00Fasting for Women, Health|

Let's talk about how to naturally balance estrogen. So many men and women reach out to me with questions regarding how to naturally balance their sex hormones, which is what I have been addressing on my Youtube channel the past couple of weeks.  Part 2 of my new youtube series on balancing hormones came out this week. If you haven’t watched Part 1, you can go back and do that here: How fasting can help balance hormones. Estrogen is one of the important sex hormones for both women and men. For women, estrogen helps control the menstrual cycle, specifically ovulation, but estrogen also has other functions in both men and women, such as regulating cholesterol, protecting bone health, and

Balancing Hormones With Fasting: 6 Steps

2020-10-01T04:18:00+00:00Health|

Balancing hormones isn’t just important for women, but men too. Hormones secreted by the endocrine system are used by cells for communication between body tissues including the brain, organs, other glands, muscles, etc. When hormone levels are out of balance, our mood, digestion, weight, stress, sexual function, sleep, energy, blood sugar levels, and, for women, ovulation and even fertility are impacted.  In my new video I share 6 things to know when using fasting to balance hormones. They are presented in no particular order, because all six are important.  6 Steps for Balancing Hormones  Hormones work as a team. Addressing one hormone often means looking at all hormones on the team. This is important for balancing hormones. When adrenals

Balancing your Hormones: The Hormonal Hierarchy

2020-09-24T02:48:19+00:00Fasting for Women, Fasting Techniques|

The key to balancing your hormones lies within the concept of the hormonal hierarchy. I know, who knew that hormones had a hierarchy? What I mean by this is that certain hormones have more power over others. So, if you want to influence sex hormones (at the bottom of the hierarchy), you need to work on your oxytocin, cortisol and insulin levels.  So, if you’re struggling with fasting or balancing your hormones (PCOS, mood swings, menopause, etc), there are a few things that you should understand... Let's start by understanding the hormonal hierarchy. Oxytocin Oxytocin is at the top of the hormone hierarchy, thus the most influential hormone. It’s known as the "cuddle hormone" or the "love hormone," because

The Power of Oxytocin

2019-03-13T13:31:08+00:00Health|

One of the most common questions I get is this: with keto and fasting, how do I balance my hormones? It’s a good question. The hormones that most women want to balance are estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone. When these hormones are out of balance, many women experience symptoms of depression, anxiety, weight loss resistance, hot flashes, insomnia, and chronic fatigue. No bueno. And while it seems like you should be able to take a magic pill that would instantly bring these hormones into balance, our hormonal system is not that simple. That said, there are three major hormones I recommend you focus on if you want to keep your sex hormones in balance: insulin, cortisol, and oxytocin. For those of […]

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