Women's Guide to Supporting Hormones

Christina Bates
Christina Bates
4 minute read
May 14, 2024
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Hormones are the unsung heroes of our bodies, orchestrating everything from our mood to our metabolism. For women, hormonal balance is particularly crucial, affecting not only reproductive health but also overall well-being. From diet to exercise and everything in between, here’s a comprehensive guide for understanding and supporting women’s hormones.


The food you eat plays a significant role in hormone regulation. Here are some dietary tips to keep your hormones in balance:

Cruciferous Vegetables

Think broccoli, cauliflower, kale, and Brussels sprouts. These veggies contain compounds that help the body detoxify excess estrogen, promoting hormonal balance.

Phytoestrogen Foods

Foods like flaxseeds, sesame seeds, and soy products contain phytoestrogens, which can help regulate estrogen levels in the body.

High-Fiber Foods

Fiber aids in the elimination of excess hormones from the body. Aim for high-fiber foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes.

B Complex and Magnesium

B vitamins and magnesium are vital for hormone production and regulation. Incorporate foods with vitamin B and magnesium like leafy greens, nuts, seeds, and whole grains into your diet.

Vitamin D

This sunshine vitamin is crucial for hormonal balance. Include sources like fatty fish, fortified dairy products, and spending time outdoors.

Herbal Support

Herbs have been used for centuries to support women's health. Here are some herbal allies for hormone balance:


Known as Peruvian ginseng, maca can help balance hormones, boost energy, and improve mood.

Dong Quai

Commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine, dong quai is believed to regulate estrogen levels and relieve menstrual symptoms.


Also known as Vitex, chasteberry can help balance hormones, particularly in cases of PMS and irregular menstrual cycles.

Black Cohosh

This herb is often used to alleviate symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes and mood swings.


Regular physical activity is essential for hormonal health. Here's how to tailor your workouts for hormonal balance:

Strength Training

Strength training helps maintain bone density, which is crucial for women, especially as they age. Include weight-bearing exercises like squats, lunges, and deadlifts in your routine.


Quality sleep is paramount for hormonal balance. Follow these tips to optimize your sleep:

Maintain a Consistent Sleep Schedule

Go to bed and wake up at the same time every day to regulate your body's internal clock.

Create a Relaxing Bedtime Routine

Wind down before bed with activities like reading, taking a warm bath, or practicing relaxation techniques.

Mindfulness and Stress Reduction

Chronic stress can wreak havoc on your hormones. Here's how to manage stress effectively:


Practice mindfulness meditation to reduce stress and promote a sense of calm.

Deep Breathing

Incorporate deep breathing exercises into your daily routine to activate the body's relaxation response.


Yoga combines movement, breathwork, and meditation, making it an excellent tool for stress management and hormonal balance.


Expressing your thoughts and feelings on paper can help reduce stress and improve emotional well-being.

Restore Therapies

In addition to lifestyle changes, certain therapies can support hormonal balance:

Whole Body Cryotherapy

Cryotherapy involves exposing the body to extremely cold temperatures for a short period, which can have various health benefits, including hormone regulation.

Mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (mHbOT)

Mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy involves breathing in 90-95% pure oxygen in a pressurized chamber, which can promote healing and improve hormonal balance.

CoQ10 IM Shot

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a powerful antioxidant that can support mitochondrial health and overall hormonal balance.

Integrate Support into Your Routine

Achieving hormonal balance is a multi-faceted journey that involves nourishing your body, mind, and spirit. Incorporating the right foods, exercise, sleep, stress management, and therapies into your routine can help support your hormones and enhance your overall well-being. Remember, small changes can lead to significant impacts in the long run.

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