How Balancing My Hormones Naturally Helped Me Lose Weight!
As women, our hormones control everything and I mean EVERYTHING. Think about it-it controls our ability to lose weight, to sleep well, and to even have babies. This is why taking care of our hormonal health and keeping things in check is so important, but we often disregard it! It’s only until things get unbalanced that we start noticing our bodies working incorrectly.
Signs of unbalanced hormones:
- weight gain.
- a hump of fat between the shoulders.
- unexplained, and sometimes sudden, weight loss.
- muscle weakness.
- muscle aches, tenderness, and stiffness.
- pain, stiffness, or swelling in your joints.
- increased or decreased heart rate.
Reasons for unbalanced hormones:
- hormone therapy.
- cancer treatments such as chemotherapy.
- tumors, whether cancerous or benign.
- pituitary tumors.
- eating disorders.
- injury or trauma.
Personally for me, after being stuck in a divorce for YEARS, I have been in a constant state of stress sending my body into cortisol overload. Cortisol is the body’s main stress hormone. It works with certain parts of your brain to control your mood, motivation, and fear.
Too much cortisol can lead to:
- Anxiety and depression
- Heart disease
- Memory and concentration problems
- Problems with digestion
- Trouble sleeping
- Weight gain
I gained weight over the past several months and suffered from the worst headaches including dealing with brain fog.I even got off of birth control because it was making my body go haywire! I was able to finally have a breakthrough the last month and I am back on track with my hormonal health thanks to Baseline+ from Protea. My friend Amber created this amazing supplement and I cannot thank her enough! Baseline+ contains MACA which has a reputation as an aid for sex and reproductive issues. It also contains other ingredients such as N-Acetyl L-Cysteine which replenishes the most powerful antioxidant in your body, glutathione. These amino acids also help with chronic respiratory conditions, fertility and brain health. Baseline+ also contains B vitamins which are vital for energy! Lastly, another good ingredient in this blend is called Diindolylmethane or DIM for short. DIM assists in the conversion of estrogen to good estrogen metabolites, protects stressed muscle cells and allows more efficient repair and growth
After taking Baseline+ for one month, I have noticed:
- less painful period cramps and shorter periods
- less acne
- better sex drive
- more energy
- less bloating
- better sleep
- less headaches
Although I am not actively trying for another baby right now, I have read that Baseline+ has helped numerous women conceive and get pregnant thanks to the sex hormone regulation! Pretty cool huh? As I get older, I may need more help using this when the time comes again.
Protea also offers other supplements including Vibrant+, Vitality+, Stress Defy, Vegan Aminos, GI Assist, and VePRO, a vegan protein powder! Be sure to check them all out!!
Click here to shop for Baseline+ and to also check out what other female friendly supplements Protea has to offer!
Your trainer and friend,