Stress and PMS

Believe it or not, stress does aggravate your PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome). When we get stressed, our bodies produce the hormone cortisol often called the “stress hormone.” Cortisol and progesterone compete for common receptors in the cells. Too much...

Endometriosis diet: The truth about soy

There are lots of conflicting information about soy out there. But hormones experts all agree on this: soy should be preferably avoided, and fermented soy eaten in moderation (1-2 times a week). Why? Not all types of soy products are good. In fact, if you are trying...

Estrogen dominance

Estrogen dominance is something we want to make sure we pay attention to. It is created by: 1) Exogenous estrogen sources (i.e. estrogen we take in through foods or other ways). Sources of these estrogens include milk products, pesticides, plastics, cosmetics,...

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