1 year ago
Hormone imbalances due to changing levels of estrogen and progesterone are hard enough to deal with…and on top of that we are exposed to hundreds of chemicals that act like estrogen. These chemicals are called xenoestrogens and they lurk in seemingly harmless things like plastics and sunscreens.
Xenoestrogens are obnoxious hormone party-crashers and can stay stored in fat tissue for decades!
We are exposed to more than 700 of these compounds on a daily basis. The consequences of this can be seen in just about everyone…male and female. Xenoestrogens can cause “man boobs” and have been linked to the onset of early puberty in our kids.
So what to do? Unless you live in a bubble, it’s impossible to completely avoid these. The best approach is to try to limit exposure as much as possible. Here are some tips to do this: