1. Reduce Stress
Stress leads to higher cortisol levels, which increases blood sugar levels and inflammation in the body.
2. Avoid Caffeine
Caffeine causes your adrenal gland to overproduce cortisol and it converts your own testosterone to estradiol.
3. Avoid Alcohol
Consuming alcohol promotes excess estrogen which increases the risk of breast cancer, even in moderate amounts.
4. Avoid Xeno-Estrogens
These hormone-disrupting chemicals found in some cleaning products and food containers mimic estrogen effects on your body.
5. Maintain a Proper Weight
Extra fat on the body produces extra estrogen, which suppresses thyroid function, which can lead to more weight gain.
6. Get More Sleep
Lack of sleep can cause an imbalance of hormones.
7. Maintain a Healthy Diet
Healthy foods include whole grains, organic fresh dairy and eggs, and hormone-free grass-fed animals.
8. Eat more Omega-3 Foods
Omega-3 fats have anti-inflammatory characteristics and help to promote hormonal balance.
9. Exercise More
Benefits to exercise include reduce stress, increased growth hormone levels, and enhances your immune system.
10. Let the Sunshine In
Sunshine helps to stabilize your hormones by producing Vitamin-D.
Adapted from Dr. Alexander Mostovoy’s blog, August 26, 2014.
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