Tag Archives: Hormone Disruption

Essential oils for hormone balancing

Hormone balancing is a ‘hot’ topic for women at the moment and myself as I reach 40, hot flushes, night sweats and breakouts abound! so whilst I know some things about how to help I needed to learn more, in this months natural Living Magazine there is an article on hormone hacks

And on Wellness Mama there is this brilliant guide to essential oils for PMT:

Essential oils can be very powerful and effective when used correctly, but because of their power they also carry their share of risks. Check with a qualified health practitioner before using essential oils or any other remedy, especially if you are pregnant or have a health condition.

box-06y_sWhat is PMS?

Premenstrual Syndrome, or PMS, is a name that refers to a combination of symptoms that women can suffer from in the week before menstruation. It is estimated by The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists that nearly 85% of women suffer from some PMS symptoms. (1) These symptoms can include:

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Eating fish and mercury poisoning.

What is the connection between eating fish and mercury poisoning?

A substantial portion of salmon sold today is from fish farms. Fish in fish farms are reared in large numbers in densely stocked tanks or enclosures in rivers, lakes or at sea in sea-cages.
Many farmed fish are fed largely on wild fish. To produce farmed fish such as salmon it takes about three times the weight of wild caught fish. This is unsustainable. Read More →