Healthy Hormone Balance

by | Dec 5, 2017 | Women's Health | 0 comments

Hormones are important and powerful chemical messengers that are responsible for thousands of reactions in the body.  Healthy hormone balance is absolutely essential during a woman’s reproductive years.   Stress, aging, exposure to pesticides, man-made chemicals, too much or too little exercise, or in proper nutrition can all affect the delicate balance of hormones.


One of the most prominent causes of hormone imbalance related symptoms is excessive estrogen exposure from estrogens that are made inside the body and estrogens from outside the body including the birth control pill, pesticides and other environmental toxins. Symptoms of this imbalance include PMS, endometriosis, uterine fibroids, fibrocystic breast disease, heavy and painful periods, hormonal acne and more…
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is a unique formula that helps maintain healthy hormone balance.  EstroSense contains all natural ingredients including Calcium-d-glucarate, indole-3-carbinol, sulforaphane, Milk Thistle seed extract, tumeric, lycopene, rosemary and green tea. These ingredients combined provide support for healthy hormone metabolism by promoting liver detoxification and excretion of harmful xenoestrogens. In addition, the powerful antioxidants in EstroSense have anti-carcinogenic properties thus protecting the body from environmental insult as well as reducing one’s risk of cancer.
Every day in practice I also see patients who complain of unrelenting fatigue.  They wake up un-refreshed and drag themselves through each day. These patients feel unmotivated and irritable. They also have an incredibly hard time losing weight.  Even though they may exercise vigorously and eat healthy, they just can’t seem to shed a pound!

Do these symptoms sound familiar?  If so, you might have what’s called Adrenal Fatigue.The adrenal glands are two small glands that sit on top of each kidney and are the body’s main stress responders.  The body typically responds to physical and emotional stress by producing adrenal hormones such as epinephrine, norepinephrine and cortisol as a coping mechanism.  When we trigger the stress response too often, problems arise as the stress hormones are continuously pumped out and the body becomes depleted and exhausted.


AdrenaSenseThe good news is that there are steps that you can take to optimize your adrenal function to prevent the deteriorating affects of adrenal fatigue including exercise, relaxation techniques, restoring sleep and reducing refined sugars, caffeine, alcohol and processed foods. Also look for AdrenaSense®, an adrenal gland supporting formula with rhodiola, suma, Siberian ginseng, schisandra and ashwagandha. AdrenaSense helps reduce stress, improve energy and promote restful sleep.

 I recommend AdrenaSense for Adrenal Fatigue and stress, and EstroSense for hormone balance to patients in my practice.

Dr. Marita Schauch BSc ND is a graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, Canada’s premier institute for education and research in naturopathic medicine.  Dr. Schauch’s health articles educate the public about health and wellness and have been featured in numerous print media.  She currently resides and has her clinical practice in Victoria B.C.