Our top 5’s to supporting estrogen dominance

Estrogen dominance is when our body’s estrogen levels shifts in excess in relation to our progesterone hormone levels; causing a host of symptoms related to the menstrual cycle, and the female reproductive system.

Common symptoms seen in Estrogen dominance:

  • Decreased sex drive

  • PMS, Irregular or abnormal menstrual periods

  • Bloating (water retention)

  • Fibrocystic breast, swelling and tenderness

  • Mood swings (most often irritability and depression)

  • Weight and/or fat gain (particularly around the abdomen and hips)

  • Thyroid issues, poor metabolism, cold hands and feet

  • Foggy thinking, memory loss, fatigue

  • Insomnia

Come visit us at Meta Health to discuss with our acupuncturist and functional medicine experts to discuss a 3-6 months treatment plan to rebalance your hormones. See below for our top 5 favorite ways to support estrogen dominance with supplements, dietary and lifestyle changes.

Top 5 supplements:

  • Magnesium

  • B-Complex

  • Probiotics

  • Omega 3s

  • Liver cleanse

Top 5 dietary:

  • Flaxseed

  • Cilantro

  • Broccoli

  • Brussel sprouts

  • Pumpkin seeds

Top 5 lifestyle adjustments:

  • Good sleep hygiene

  • Epsom salt baths

  • Decrease intake in caffeine & alcohol

  • Hydrate with water

  • Dandelion root tea

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