Balancing hormones can be a complicated process. Fortunately our bodies can be resilient and find different paths to accomplish most difficult situations. Whatever choices you pursue to improve your health will not produce a "forever" solution. Our bodies keep transforming and re-generating for all of our lives. Hence adopting a loving attitude and response to our physical needs may provide fertile ground for on-going health.
These three products can usually be easily found at your local health food store. In New Mexico residents have many choices for health food stores from small local enterprises such as Herbs Etc, on Cerrillos Road, in Santa Fe, to large changes including, Pharmaca, Natural Grocers, Whole Foods, and Sunflower Farmers Markets.
If you are interested in supplements for physical fitness or weight loss, with an emphasis on amino acids and proteins, visit Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage and ask for Mark K. However the following suggestions will be easily found in any of the locations named above.
Hormone balancing favorite supplements include:
Evening primrose oil has long been suggested for hormonal balance in women.
Some practioners more recently encourage younger women also to use it to reduce PMS or tender breasts.
If one were to compile a list of menopausal symptoms, evening primrose may help reduce the entire list.
Evening primrose oil also may modulate inflammation of joints and skin.
Evening primrose oil may also reduce hair loss. (Note: more and more men also use evening primrose oil)
Susun Weed in several of her herbal books also discusses the benefits of Evening Primrose oil.
Maca, loved by men and women, helps balance hormones and the endocrine system.
Maca helps modulate the effects of stress.
Maca provides nutrients that help support healthy inflammatory response.
Provides cellular support
Reduces excess hormonal reabsorbtion.
Three easy steps to balancing hormones and supporting healthy fat metabolism. Research these suggestions further. Consult with your health care advisor, especially if you are on medications or using any estrogen hormone therapy or birth control pills.