Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is caused by excess estrogen levels that results in hormonal imbalance which then triggers irregular menstrual cycle. One of the best ways to rid the body of excess estrogens is to stop exposing yourself to chemicals that causes the hormonal imbalances in the first place. Therefore polycystic ovary syndrome treatment starts with lowering high estrogen levels which has been linked to a whole host of health conditions including fibroids, endometriosis, breast cancer, uterine cancer and stroke.
To start with, you need to determine whether you’re experiencing estrogen dominance by taking a visit your doctor and for them to take a simple blood tests to check your estrogen and progesterone levels. If the results show that you are estrogen dominant, you will need to make some simple lifestyle changes like detoxification and nutrition to help balance your hormonal levels and help treat polycystic ovary syndrome. Starting with detoxification:
Detoxification is another effective form of estrogen dominance removal treatment. It is important that you note that estrogen dominance can be difficult to correct. In other words, it may not be enough just to lower your estrogen, especially in cases of candida-related estrogen dominance. You will need to begin by detoxifying your body, especially your colon and liver. This will enable the candida to be kept under control. After the candida is back in balance, and your liver is functioning properly, you can then successfully raise your progesterone levels gradually, as you slowly decrease your estrogen levels. Once detoxification is done, it is quite easy to balance your hormones.
As part of the detoxification process, you should stop your exposure to estrogens. Below are some of the steps.
How to stop your exposure to estrogens
- Reduce your saturated fat intake.
- Increase Fiber consumption.
- Do not eat synthetic foods.
- Eliminate or reduce sugar.
- Limit your intake of dairy products.
- Eat only organic meats.
- Avoid snacking.
- Do not eat from plastic..
- Eliminate or reduce caffeine.
- Reduction in stress.
- Eat only organic fruits and vegetables.
- Exercise regularly.
- Stop drinking water from plastic bottles.
- Eliminate alcohol Consumption.
- Use natural detergents.
- Reduce your exposure to pesticides, herbicides, air fresheners.
Take the following steps to help treat PCOS
Enjoy a healthy, nutritious diet: Foods low in unhealthy fats and sugars, high in fibre rich fruits and vegetables.
Get enough sleep. Adequate sleep is essential for maintaining good health and avoiding several of the symptoms of hormonal imbalance.
Drink plenty of pure water– Drink at least two litres, slipping the water at regular intervals, away from meals. Drinking water is important for toxin flushing, lymphatic support, loose weight, hydrate the cells, and correct estrogen dominance.
Use aromatherapy to assist and support the reproductive system. It’s therapeutic value is to gently contribute to rebalancing your hormones.
Get plenty of sunshine exposure. The vitamin D3 manufactured by your body and is produced by your skin and activated by liver and kidneys. It is protective against estrogen related cancers.
Supplement using Maca is a root vegetable originating from South America which stimulates the body’s production of progesterone and testosterone without the thyroid inhibiting effects that can occur from supplementing with DIM. The cruciferous vegetables that DIM is derived from are known to be possible thyroid inhibitors. If one has a sluggish thyroid or suffers from hypothyroid, maca is a better alternative for estrogen metabolism than is DIM derived from cruciferous vegetables.
Supplement with lugol’s iodine, as breast tissue and thyroid need iodine to function properly. Always balance iodine supplements with selenium supplements.
A castor Oil Pack is a cloth soaked in Castor oil, which is placed on the skin to enhance circulation and healing of the tissues. Use the pack on the skin above the ovaries.