Category Archives: Estrogen Dominance

6 Ways Progesterone Helps With Weight Loss!

  Maintaining your ideal body weight can be a frustrating and difficult task. You may have heard or suspected that your hormones have something to do with your inability to lose weight and that may absolutely correct, especially if you a woman after childbirth or have taken birth control pills for several years.  For women,… Read More »


Is Your Depression a Result of Hormonal Imbalance?

Does This Sound Familiar? Patient: “I’m just so tired all the time, and I feel anxious for no reason doc.” Doctor: “you may just be a little depressed…here’s a prescription.” According to a government study, antidepressants are prescribed more than drugs to treat high blood pressure, high cholesterol, asthma, or headaches. They are the most… Read More »


What You Need To Know To Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

Did you know…. Breast Cancer accounts for 32 percent of all female cancers, making it the most common cancer for women in the U.S. It’s been shown that about 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer over the course of her lifetime.  And the true eye-opener: 90% of women who get breast cancer are… Read More »


migraines, hormones, estrogen dominance, functional medicine

The Truth About Migraines (And What Could Be Causing Them)

Facts About Migraines: * There are more than 3 million Migraine cases in the US per year * Migraines are the 3rd most prevalent illness in the world * Three-fourths of the migraine sufferers are women * A migraine trigger can come from a variety of sources * Migraines can be hereditary Is it a… Read More »


How Hormones Can Affect Your Allergies

Did you begin to experience seasonal allergies later in life, especially after having children? As adults, women tend to be more vulnerable to allergies than men, and in many cases, hormones may be to blame. There are actually allergic genes that can be activated by hormonal changes and cause women to begin to experience an… Read More »


Women’s Health & Diindolylmethane (DIM)

Women’s Health & Diindolylmethane (DIM)

Dr. Shel discusses the importance of healthy estrogen metabolism (how the body breaks down estrogen) for continued good health in women. DIM (diindolylmethane) is a natural organic compound that promotes healthy estrogen metabolism.


Could Your Anxiety be Hormonal?

Could Your Anxiety/Depression Be Hormonal?

Over the past two decades, anti-depressant and anti-anxiety medication use has skyrocketed! Back in 2010, statistics showed that more than 1 in 5 Americans were taking a medication for anxiety or depression, and that number has only continued to increase since then. Less than a third of Americans who are taking a antidepressants have actually… Read More »


why is iodine important for your health?

What are the Health Benefits of Iodine?

Why is Iodine important?? Iodine is necessary for the proper function of many of the body’s tissues including the breasts, pancreas, brain, stomach, adrenal glands, skin, salivary glands, and cerebral spinal fluid. Iodine deficiency can lead to a dysfunction of these tissues and cause symptoms such as dry mouth, dry skin, reduced alertness, brain fog,… Read More »


hormone allergy connection

The Hormone / Allergy Connection

Did you begin to experience seasonal allergies later in life, especially after having children, during perimenopause, or after menopause? As adults, women tend to be more vulnerable to allergies than men, and in many cases hormones may be to blame. There are actually allergic genes that can be activated by hormonal changes and cause women… Read More »


estrogen dominance

Estrogen Dominance Clarified

The term estrogen dominance can be a little misleading since one does not need high levels of estrogen to have this condition. Estrogen Dominance is a term that was first coined by Dr. Lee and refers to a woman that has a low progesterone to estrogen ratio. A better terminology might be “Progesterone Deficiency”. There… Read More »


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