Estrogen Dominance: Causes and Remedies
Dr. Ray Peat, a pioneer in the field of natural hormone therapy, coined the term “Estrogen Dominance” to describe what happens when the normal ratio or balance of estrogen to progesterone is changed by excess estrogen or inadequate progesterone. Estrogen can be potentially dangerous when not counter-balanced by adequate progesterone.
While hot flashes and night sweats are classically a sign of decreased estrogen levels in the body, the answer may not be as simple as taking synthetic or even natural estrogen. It is possible that estrogen levels are low, but rarely does a case exist where the levels of progesterone are not also just as low or lower.
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We are all in toxic over load. Toxins are in the food, you eat, the water you drink, and the air you breathe. You are probably aware of most environmental toxins: pesticides, heavy metals, chemicals, pollution, caffeine, and preservatives. But what you may not realize is how our bodies produce natural toxins, such as ammonia and carbon dioxide, which linger in the body if they can not be broken down. The liver, lymphatic system, kidneys, lungs, intestines, blood and skin filter these toxins. When over loaded your body becomes inefficient and toxins can build up leading to decreased fat burning and weight gain.
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