Category Archives: Oestrogen

Hormones and what you need to know.

Moody teenagers and their wild emotions, adult women crying at the drop of a hat and a full-blown mental breakdown PMS fuelled explosion from a woman all have one thing in common – Hormones and these hormones are usually imbalanced. The way we women end up feeling “a little hormonal” each month is nothing new […]

Hormones and Intimacy

Have you lost that “loving feeling”? Let’s chat about hormones and their effect on our love lives – sexually and emotionally. When you first become sexually active, let’s say you’re in your early 20’s, sex is wild and wonderful and you can’t get enough. Waking at 2am for sex is easy then falling asleep after […]

Hellish Hormones and the signs of an imbalance

What starts at puberty and never seems to end? Hormone hell. Hormones play a massive role in your body’s overall function and even your mental well-being. An imbalance is all we need. As women, we have a huge weight placed on our shoulders by both ourselves and society. We juggle our own expectations of self […]

Sleep has left the building

Christmas time. You’ve done everything. The house is clean, the dishes are done, the never-ending pile of washing is even up to date. Everyone is in bed except for you. Even the dog is snoring its head off. You’re utterly exhausted and almost daydreaming about bedtime. You climb into bed, find your favourite sleep position, […]

The Oestrogen Wars – Are anti-depressants over prescribed?

Lady speaking to doctor about anti-depressants

Ask anyone these days about the hectic pace of daily life, and few would disagree that the daily grind is fast becoming exhausting. For women, the problem can be doubly exasperating as they attempt to juggle careers, motherhood and time off, thanks to the myth of “superwoman” pushed on social media platforms. Tighter deadlines and […]

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 […]

The Beauty Book talks about 30 PLUS & Hormonal Imbalance

Working Lady taking 30 Plus NuWoman

The modern woman leads a busy life juggling work, parenting and trying to maintain a happy home. It’s not uncommon for women to feel overwhelmed as they struggle to balance life’s demands, often feeling emotional, moody desperate and overwhelmed. This can translate into feelings of hopelessness, frustration and sadness. Oestrogen Dominance, arising from a woman’s […]

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 […]