Menopause is something that will affect most of us lucky ladies at some point. So many women battle with hormone havoc.
The microbiome in the gut will fluctuate during the menopause.
There are natural remedies to support the gut and techniques to help you
get through menopause naturally.
Menopause can begin anytime in a woman’s life (normally after thirty-five years), but usually, the symptoms appear around fifty and last approximately two to five years.
Each woman’s attitude toward this change of life will partly determine the severity of the change. This is a natural part of life, not a disease or punishment.
Magnesium-rich foods are necessary to help absorb calcium into your bones.
Foods that are an excellent source of magnesium include dried seaweed; soy, mung, black, and lima beans; whole grains, such as buckwheat, corn, millet, barley, rye, and rice; almonds; cashews; sesame seeds; spirulina; and wheatgrass.
The Best Foods for Natural Oestrogen
Complex carbohydrates such as fruits, veggies, quinoa, millet, spelt, brown rice, and legumes (beans) can help regulate blood sugar levels because they are slowly absorbed.
Balancing blood sugars helps the regulation of insulin. This plays a key role in the balance of all hormones. Decreased oestrogen during perimenopause and beyond has been linked to cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis.
Oestrogen receptors are found in the bladder, breasts, arteries, heart, liver, bones, vagina, brain, and skin.
It is also necessary to maintain proper functioning of our body’s own thermostat, to keep the skin in good condition, and for proper bone formation.
Good oils from sustainable fish, flax, hemp, chia, coconut, unrefined safflower oil, or olives and olive oil will help support your hormones.
Beetroot and carrots may help ease hormone symptoms. Green plants and seaweeds are higher in calcium than any other food and can also support your hormones.
Flax seeds, also known as linseeds, are an excellent support for hormones.
They can be consumed as linseed tea or whole and soaked in water.
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resources on my website (https://www.trishtuckermay.com/) to see how easy it is to make linseed tea. It is brilliantly supportive to the cells. Flax seeds are supportive to the endocrine system and colon. Soak seeds to deeply cleanse and exfoliate the bowel. Take one dessertspoon (about one and a half teaspoons) of flax seeds in water each morning.
Soak for ten minutes and swallow whole. Estrogenic herbs are especially important and beneficial for naturally boosting estragon levels and balancing hormones. Black cohosh, fennel, sage, unicorn root, raspberry, and wild yam root can be taken as teas, tinctures, or creams. There are a few alternative remedies to HRT, including black cohosh, red clover, dong quai (aka female
ginseng), evening primrose oil, ginseng, soy, maca (aka Peruvian ginseng), and kava.
These can be taken as supplements, teas, or tinctures. Get in touch if you are struggling with your hormones and would like support.