Natural Solutions to Balance Your Hormones & Balance Your Dating Life
Dating is tough, and many of us ‘want it all’- looks, health, romantic relationship, stable career, and to be happy (whatever that means to you). Somewhere along the way we may shift our focus to more immediate concerns, and tell ourselves we’ll take care of this ongoing issue another time. Human nature likes to focus ‘here and now’, but sometimes issues that arise are actually indicators that multiple processes are taking place. Unfortunately, the current medical model does a poor job in helping us understand when symptoms and concerns need to be more mindfully managed, and the thought of prevention only scratches the surface. Acne, painful periods, low libido, weight gain, etc. came from somewhere, and if we don’t address that ‘somewhere’ by considering more than one organ system or therapeutic modality, then conditions may continue to mount and worsen. If we want it all, we certainly need our health.
There was a time when symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) or menopause were nil to non-existent, and is actually more prevalent in underdeveloped countries. First world countries like the U.S. have erupted in industrialization, genetically modified products, including so many chemicals that the Food and Drug Administration only regulates about 80% (so something can have an organic label without being 100% organic). Fortunately other developed countries are more progressive and regulate thousands of chemicals.
So what does this mean for us? What we put on our bodies is just as important as what we put in our bodies especially when it comes to overall health. At the very least, we could have a delayed symptomatic reaction that may or may not be related to gut health, such as:
· Skin conditions (e.g. acne, rashes)
· Low libido
· Painful cramps around your period