Posted on: 19.09.2021 Posted by: Drlark Comments: 0

July 23, 2004


Undoing Estrogen Dominance

Chances are, you’ve never heard of estrogen dominance.

But if you’re among the millions of women in the 35 to 55 age bracket

who are experiencing irregular menstrual cycles, breast cysts, headaches,

sleep difficulties, fluid retention, anxiety, irritability, mood

swings, weight gain, lowered sex drive, brain fog, fibroid tumors

and heavy bleeding, you’re likely to be suffering from estrogen


Estrogen dominance is the most frequent problem

in perimenopause. Even though estrogen levels are fluctuating during

perimenopause (sometimes they rise too high and sometimes they drop

too low), progesterone levels are also declining. In our 40s and

early 50s, progesterone production drops or ceases entirely during

many menstrual cycles.

I have treated thousands of women for these issues,

and hardly a day goes by that I don’t get calls from women all over

the country looking for relief. The good news is that relief is


To bring estrogen back into balance, you

have to reduce estrogen production and block the hormone’s ability

to bind to tissue receptors. You also have to support the breakdown

and detoxification of estrogen by your liver, as well as its elimination

from your body. All these steps need to occur in order to regulate

estrogen and bring your symptoms under control. Luckily, with a

program of diet, nutritional supplements, stress reduction and natural

hormone therapy, you can put your hormones back in balance.

Read More on Perimenopause:

Getting Started

Quiz: Is it Menopause or Perimenopause

Undoing Estrogen Dominance

Estrogen and Progesterone Are Normally


Checklist for Estrogen Dominance

Keep it SIMPLE Tip — Acupressure for Insomnia

Nutritional Therapies

Diet for Combating Estrogen Dominance

Nutritional Supplements for Estrogen


Nutritional Supplements to Promote Progesterone


Other Power Supplements for Perimenopause

Complementary Therapies

The Pump



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