If you need help with hormones or periods, you’re in the right place. This site explores women’s health topics such as immune treatment for endometriosis and the 4 types of PCOS. You’ll also find information about natural treatments including iodine for breast pain, progesterone for heavy periods, and some of the best natural anti-androgen supplements for facial hair and acne.
You can read an essay about body literacy and learn about alternatives to hormonal birth control including the pros and cons of the copper IUD (Paragard).
For more information, check out my books Period Repair Manual and Hormone Repair Manual, which cover topics such as the benefits of magnesium and Prometrium for perimenopause. And my podcast for “everything women’s health in under 15 minutes.”
How to Increase Estrogen
If you’re a woman of reproductive age, making sufficient estrogen is important for mood, bones, muscles, and metabolism.
Signs you’re making enough estrogen include the presence of cervical fluid and regular ovulation.
Signs you’re not making enough estrogen include a lack of periods and vaginal dryness.
How to Lower Estrogen
High estrogen can contribute to heavy periods, breast pain, fibroids, and premenstrual mood symptoms. It can also suppress thyroid function and increase the risk of breast cancer.
To lower estrogen, you need to understand all the types of estrogen and why they’re high.