As more and more women are trying to balance their hormones and begin to prepare their bodies for pregnancy, they can be confronted with imbalance, often for the first time in their lives. Some are due to the compromised quality of most food available today, some to the environmental toxins, some from stress, some from the toxic beauty products and some from not getting enough soulful connection with Mother Earth.
On my holistic site The Local Rose, I get emails from women who are trying to achieve hormonal balance. I know for me, when my hormonal system is balanced, when I can take time for self-care, my immune system thrives, and I feel like I am in the flow of good living. When things are off, then problems like infertility, cysts, sleep issues, depression, lack of energy, and more arise.
After years of learning how to respect my body, I now have a fairly strong internal system; however, there is always room for more knowledge and growth. I recently met a holistic coach and nutritionist who specializes in strengthening fertility and optimizing the immune system. He really opened my eyes as to why I may need more of a macronutrient balance to assist with my hormones and adrenals. T. Lawson Digby really sheds light on how we need to nourish our bodies with comprehensive, nutrient-dense primary and secondary foods that will enable us to get into the optimal space for health and fertility.
Here are five ways in which a woman can help enable her fertility and balance her hormones at the same time that I gleaned from Coach Lawson: