Category Archives: Hormone Imbalance

My Hormone Horror

Chantal upset

“I’m naturally a vibrant person but I was getting irritable and angry. Almost anti-social. I would drop kids off at school and not even want to walk them in”. Chantal Kerlin, 37, Auckland mum of three was clearly not happy and the future wasn’t looking bright. ‘‘It was like this horrible fog was over me […]

Why am I so grumpy?

Woman with steam coming out of her ears

Life can be irritating at times.  A parking ticket, someone not pulling their weight at work, a house full of screaming kids –  there’s no limit to blood boiling moments. But while it’s easy to play the blame game and no doubt a child rubbing jam across the curtains deserves a solid reprimand, have you […]

What is Oestrogen Dominance?

Oestrogen/Progesterone Seesaw

You have probably heard someone mention Oestrogen Dominance, or talk about excessive Oestrogen. But what exactly does it mean, and what are the consequences of such a hormone imbalance? To understand Oestrogen dominance it is first necessary to understand a little about the hormones Oestrogen and Progesterone, and the role that they play within our […]

5 Signs of Hormonal Imbalance

Angry Woman Holding Head

Weight gain Obviously hormonal imbalance isn’t necessarily the only reason for weight gain. Many other factors such as bad diet and lack of exercise can also lead to weight gain. However, you may find it exceptionally difficult to lose weight if your hormone levels are whack as the body is unable to function correctly to burn […]

Pesky Hormones! Just what are they?

Womens Hormones

Just what are hormones, and how do they effect us so much? Here is a quick low down on Oestrogen and Progesterone, two very important hormones! Oestrogen and progesterone Naturally Produced by: Ovaries Unnatural Sources: The Pill, Synthetics in food and drinks (BPA), Prolonged Stress These two are big in the game when it comes […]

Top Tips to Avoid Mood Swings

Moody Eggs

If you google Mood Swings, then the first response you get is the following dictionary definition:   “an abrupt and unaccountable change of mood.” I don’t like this. Unaccountable means that it is unable to be explained, and thus unable to be controlled or treated. This is just not true! Here at 30 PLUS NuWoman we know that […]

Oestrogen in you water?

Oestrogen in our water comes form the pill

Are you drinking Oestrogen, or Oestrogen mimicking hormones without even knowing it? Where does this Oestrogen come from? Well one of the main notions is that a large increase in Oestrogen in the water supply is a direct cause of the common adoption of “the pill”. There is no doubt about the fact that the […]

Feeling down? Feeling Hormone Imbalance?

30 PLus Hormonal imbalance lady

Is there some sort of “blues” epidemic? Is it the pressure of daily life? Or is it sometimes misdiagnosis? A delicate hormonal balance needs to be maintained to ensure good health and a feeling of wellbeing. When the two major female hormones, oestrogen and progesterone, become imbalanced a whole range of symptoms can present themselves. Many of […]

In the Balance, Feeling Depressed – Article from M2Woman Health Report

Front cover of M2Woman Article

It has on occasion be labelled “the hormone monster”– a hormonal imbalance can take over your mood, your well-being and your life. It can affect your capability to do your job, your sense of identity, people close to you and your family. Professional Naturopath and inventor of 30 PLUS NuWoman, Jeff Butterworth, says, “It’s very […]