Category: Estrogen Dominance

July 12, 2019

Menopause Naturally

Dr. Samantha Gray, ND RAc   The human female is no stranger to change.  A woman’s body is designed to transform itself repeatedly throughout her lifetime particularly within the complex tapestry of her reproductive system.  At birth, a female baby is born with between two to four million oocytes (immature eggs) in her ovaries, by age […]

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Treatment Options for Perimenopausal Symptoms

Dr. Alexia Harris, ND   Despite menopause being a natural process of aging, the transitional period between the reproductive and menopausal years (known as perimenopause) is often not a smooth ride. During this transition, ovulation becomes irregular leading to fluctuations in hormone levels. Although, estrogen and progesterone (the main female hormones) levels decline in menopause, […]

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June 18, 2018

The Estrobolome: The influence of gut bacteria on estrogen levels

Dr. Julia Christensen, ND As naturopathic physicians we take a thorough history and ask questions about the functioning of most body systems.  The reason we do this is because the function of one system can very much influence another. In my practice, many people book visits to work on hormone balancing and regulation.  Often times in […]

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What Is My Estrogen Status?

Dr. Miranda Wiley, ND If you’re wondering about your estrogen status, or any hormone level imbalances that may be contributing to your current health concerns there are diverse options for testing just as there are a variety of options for treatment. A thorough history and complete assessment of symptoms can lead a good practitioner down […]

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Cruciferous Vegetables and Estrogen Detoxification

Dr. Leah Hassall, ND We all know that eating broccoli is healthy, I mean our parents were always telling us to eat it when we were kids right? Well it turns out that broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables (cauliflower, collard greens, Brussel sprouts, cabbage and kale) are not only healthy because they are chock-full of […]

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May 10, 2012

Estrogen Dominance

Estrogen Dominance – A Common Hormone Imbalance by Dr. Natalie MacIsaac, ND It is accepted and almost expected that each month women will experience variety of symptoms associated with her cycle. Cramps, PMS, insomnia, breast tenderness, weight gain, bloating, fatigue, anxiety, yeast infections, depression, low libido and low stamina are signs that your hormones are out […]

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