menopause perimenopause women's health Mar 11, 2024

Perimenopause can often feel like you’re navigating uncharted waters, with unexpected health issues and symptoms popping up, despite living a healthy lifestyle. Have you ever considered that something invisible could be exacerbating your perimenopause experience?

The Invisible Culprits Behind Perimenopause Symptoms

It's not just the natural perimenopause fluctuations of your female hormones that are affecting you. There are unseen enemies at play – Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs). These chemicals, found in everyday items like skincare and plastic containers, can mimic or interfere with our natural hormones, intensifying perimenopause symptoms such as headaches, mood swings, and unexpected allergic reactions.

Understanding Your Body's Hormonal Highway

Our endocrine system, the body's hormonal messaging network, is intricate and sensitive. It's responsible for sending signals that regulate everything from mood to metabolism. But when hormone-disrupting chemicals enter the scene, they can send this system into disarray, much like a traffic jam, causing signals to get mixed up, lost or overloaded in areas.

Identifying and Avoiding Hormone Disruptors in Daily Life

I believe knowledge is power. By learning where these hormone disruptors lurk – in plastics, certain foods, and even in the air we breathe – you can start to make choices that minimize their impact. From choosing glass over plastic to selecting skincare products free from parabens and phthalates, small changes can make a big difference to your perimenopause experience and symptoms.

Practical Tips for a Healthier Perimenopause Experience

In the latest episode of the Chaos to Calm podcast, I dive deep into the world of hormone-disrupting chemicals, offering not just education on what they are and where they lurk, but also solutions that you can easily implement to shield your hormones from these chemicals during perimenopause. We explore a variety of swaps you can make to minimize exposure to these hormone-disrupting chemicals, to help alleviate the perimenopause symptoms they can exacerbate. 

Tune in to empower your perimenopause journey with knowledge and actionable tips. Learn how to navigate through this transition more smoothly by making informed, health-conscious choices that benefit not just your well-being but your family’s too. This episode is your guide from chaos to calm.




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