Seed Cycling to Support Hormonal Health for Women

It involves eating flax, pumpkin, sesame, and sunflower seeds at different times of the month to balance certain hormones.

Seed cycling is a nutritional and naturopathic remedy that is claimed to balance hormones by regulating the hormone estrogen in the first half of your menstrual cycle and the hormone progesterone in the second half.

Potential health benefits include helping regulate periods, reducing acne, treating polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), endometriosis, and infertility, and easing symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes, night sweats, fatigue, and mood swings.

Here is how to apply seed cycling:

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Author
Julie Foster, Nurse Practitioner in Portland, Oregon

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