BLOOD SUGAR, YOUR HORMONES AND ESTROGEN DOMINANCE
How? You might ask?
Blood sugar that is way out of control whether high or low can really mess with your hormones and exacerbate your estrogen dominance.
Let’s break it down
High blood sugar is the leading cause of high testosterone in women
High blood sugar suppresses the sex hormones (SHBG) and a lack of SHBG means higher testosterone which can leads to polycystic ovarian syndrome PCOS
Because estrogen is made from testosterone ; as testosterone levels rises because of high blood sugar so does the likelihood of estrogen dominance
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High blood sugar also raises insulin which causes insulin resistance - the major reason why women with PCOS have insulin resistance.
High insulin levels trigger the release of cortisol- the stress hormone which messes with a host of issues even your periods
Most Pcos sufferers have high insulin levels and don’t know it or ignore it. It is rare to see someone whose blood sugar is stable and her hormones are not stable
High blood sugar
Lowers your immunity
Increases your chance of fatty liver diseases
Increases our body’s Ph and makes it more acidic
In this part of the world despite our good and nutritious meals I think the culprits would be fizzy drinks, concentrate fruit juices and pastries
If you are
Struggling with Stubborn belly fat
Frequently urinating - those may be tell tale signs that you have hyperglycemia
How can you fix this?
Fix your food first- Be more aware of how much sugar you consume even the “healthy foods” we eat has a load of sugar. Swipe to see what we mean
Be more aware of glycemic index
Avoid artificial sweeteners use unadulterated honey or molasses
Inositol can help you especially if you have insulin resistance, PCOS.