Sources of Estrogen


Did you know that you get exposed to hormones on a regular basis? This contributes to hormonal imbalances.

Estrogen and Chemicals

You can find hormones in animal products given hormones to grow. This includes beef and dairy products. There are also environmental toxins that mimic the function of estrogen in your body. You can find these chemicals in pesticides, herbicides, plastics, refrigerants, and industrial solvents. They are structurally similar to estrogen and can fool your body into responding to them as if they were estrogen.

Environmental factors influence your hormone balance. It is important that you eat organic food and minimize toxin exposure. Sometimes Chelation of toxic build up is even necessary. Bio-identical hormone specialists look at all of these factors when balancing your hormones.


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