Periodis a painful time that many women face every month. They continue to face many problems like abdominal pain, excessive bleeding, back pain, leg pain, severe cramps, diarrhea, constipation, headache. Some people have to face other health problems due to lack of menstruation. This difficult colonization is called premenstrual syndrome. Fatigue, pain in breasts, mental anxiety, stress, depression. Such problem arises due to hormonal imbalance due to irregular menstruation.
Estrogen levels, low progesterone level causes such extreme symptoms during menstruation. Due to their imbalance, excessive bleeding and pain are caused during menstruation. Doctors say that when estrogen levels are high, the thickening of the uterine lining helps increase blood flow. Progesterone has anti-proliferative properties which helps the uterine lining to thicken and firm.
How to balance estrogen and progesterone?
Healthy diet strong>: Consuming a healthy, nutritious diet is important to maintain the balance between these two hormones. Red meat and dairy products should be slightly avoided to prevent estrogen levels from rising. Fish like salmon, sardine, flax seeds and foods rich in omega 3 fatty acids should be consumed. These are rich in antioxidants. They help to maintain hormonal balance.
Reduce stress: Many women are stressed and hormonal imbalance occurs. It is very important to do meditation, yoga and breathing exercises to get rid of it. Yogasanas can relieve stress and keep the mind calm.
Gut health should be maintained: There are millions of good bacteria in the gut. It produces metabolites that affect hormonal health. Gut microbiome regulates insulin resistance, hormonal imbalance.
Eat less sugar: Make sure that the food intake is not high in sugar. Reducing sugar helps balance hormones. It is very helpful in preventing obesity, diabetes and other diseases.
Sleep well: Sleep is as important as food to keep the body healthy. Quality sleep is very important to achieve perfect balance between hormones. That’s why you can stay healthy only if you sleep well. Poor sleep can cause hormonal imbalance. This has a direct effect on the periods that come every month.
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