You may have never heard of xenoestrogens but they are most likely in the food you ate
today, the water bottle you’re drinking out of and the products you used this morning to get ready for your day. If you feel like they’re everywhere, you’re right. And that’s definitely NOT good news for your health – especially if you are suffering from hormonal imbalance.
What are they?
Xenoestrogens are foreign forms of estrogen that enter the body and imitate natural estrogen. They are man-made chemicals found in many items we use on a daily basis. These compounds actually disrupt your endocrine system (including your thyroid, adrenals and sex organs, among others). Xenoestrogens are much stronger than the estrogens made naturally by your body and can cause devastating effects on your health by disrupting your body’s delicate hormonal balance.
Why are they so bad?
According to holistic doctors in NYC this is a serious situation with much at stake. “Not only are they synthetic forms of estrogen but when the body has too much of a hormone, whether it is biological or not, many problems arise,” explains Dr. Vivian DeNise at Patients Medical. Some of the side effects of too much xenoestrogen are listed below: