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Some links on Oestrogen dominence

xeno-oestrogens(from plastics) are a huge problem. man boobs are to do with too much oestrogen.

http://www.johnleemd.com/store/premenstrual_syndrome.html

Excerpted From:
WHAT YOUR DOCTOR MAY NOT TELL YOU ABOUT BREAST CANCER:
Balance Your Hormones and Your Life from Thirty to Fifty

PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF ESTROGEN AND PROGESTERONE

Estrogen Effects

Creates proliferative endometrium
Breast cell stimulation (fibrocystic breasts*)
Increased body fat and weight gain*
Salt and fluid retention
Depression, anxiety, and headaches*
Cyclical migraines*
Poor sleep patterns*
Interferes with thyroid hormone function*
Impairs blood sugar control*
Increased risk of blood clots*
Little or no libido effect*
Loss of zinc and retention of copper*
Reduced oxygen levels in all cells*
Causes endometrial cancer*
Increased risk of breast cancer*
Increased risk of prostate cancer*
Restrains bone loss
Reduces vascular tone (dilates blood vessels)
Triggers autoimmune diseases*
Creates progesterone receptors
Relieves hot flashes***
Prevents vaginal dryness & mucosal atrophy***
Increases risk of gall bladder disease*
Improves memory***
Improves sleep disorders***
Improves health of urinary tract***
Relieves night sweats***

Progesterone Effects

Maintains secretory endometrium
Protects against breast fibrocysts
Helps use fat for energy
Natural diuretic
Natural anti-depressant & calms anxiety
Prevents cyclical migraines
Promotes normal sleep patterns
Facilitates thyroid hormone function
Helps normalize blood sugar levels
Normalizes blood clotting
Helps restores normal libido
Normalizes zinc and copper levels
Restores proper cell oxygen levels
Prevents endometrial cancer
Helps prevent breast cancer1
Decreased risk of prostate cancer
Stimulates new bone formation
Improves vascular tone
Prevents autoimmune diseases
Increases sensitivity of estrogen receptors
Necessary for survival of embryo
Precursor of corticosteroid biosynthesis
Prevents coronary artery spasm and
atherosclerotic plaque.
Sleepiness, depression**
Digestive problems**

* Indicates that these effects are caused by estrogen dominance, or an imbalance of estrogen caused by too little progesterone.

** Indicates that these effects are caused by an excess of progesterone.

*** Indicates that these effects are caused by a deficiency of estrogen.

http://www.womentowomen.com/hormonal-health/estrogen-dominance/

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