From surgery to natural therapies, This EndoLife brings you guests who are challenging chronic illnesses and mental health issues in their own unique ways, and are changing lives with their inspiring work. Hosted by Jessica Duffin of This EndoLife.com.
Endometriosis, SIBO, Interstitial Cystitis and Allergies: The Histamine Connection
Endometriosis, small intestine bacterial overgrowth and allergies. What do they have in common?
Whilst these conditions are multifaceted and often don’t have one root cause, there is a clear common thread connecting them all.
The Association Between Endometriosis and Allergies
Do you have suffer with food allergies or airborne allergies? Perhaps you get fits of sneezing or watery eyes in the summer, or maybe you suffer with a chronically stuffy or runny nose? Perhaps you flare up with dairy or break out in a rash after shellfish.
Sound familiar? You're not alone.
Research has found a significant prevalence of allergies within the endometriosis community, showing that people with endo are at an increased risk of experiencing allergies.
Natural Treatment Options and Self-care Practices for PMDD and Endometriosis with Rebecca Sairs
Rebecca Sairs is the PMDD health coach helping people with PMDD take back control of their wellbeing with natural methods, self-care and empowering coaching. After experiencing PMDD herself, and struggling with the options of treatment available, Rebecca started down a holistic healing journey which eventually led her to specialise in PMDD as a health coach. As many of us endo warriors also live with PMDD, I thought it was an essential to have her on the show!
Five Fatigue and Brain Fog Hacks for Endometriosis
Brain fog and fatigue. These are two of the biggest symptoms you guys tell me you suffer with.
Chronic inflammation, dysregulated blood sugar and hormonal imbalances are just some of the issues that can be behind your brain fog and fatigue, not just the endometriosis alone. But I know you guys are keen for some solutions you can add to your daily routines to make your lives easier, so here are some easy strategies that might give you a boost and ease these symptoms…
Five Natural Tips to Reduce Oestrogen Dominance and Balance Hormones with Endometriosis
In episode 107 I took you through what oestrogen dominance is, the causes and the symptoms, alongside seven foods to help alleviate the hormonal imbalance. If you haven’t listened to that episode yet, go ahead and check it out, then come back to this one!
Today, I’m taking you through five natural lifestyle and nutrition tips to reduce oestrogen dominance and balance hormones with endometriosis.
Seven Foods to Alleviate Oestrogen Dominance with Endometriosis
Common causes of oestrogen dominance include stress, imbalanced blood sugar, gut health issues, deficiencies, such as zinc, heavy alcohol consumption, an overburdened liver and xenoestrogen exposure.
Whilst taking a holistic approach looking at all of these areas is advisable, eating certain foods can help your body to remove any old or excess oestrogen and adding these foods in can be a great way to get started with healing any imbalances.
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