As we mentioned in previous article, premenstrual syndrome effects over 70% to 90% of women before menopause in US and less for women in Southeast Asia because of their diet. Premenstrual syndrome is defined as faulty function of ovaries related to women menstrual cycle, it effects the women physical and emotional state and sometimes interference with daily activities as resulting of hormone fluctuation. The syndrome happens in one or two weeks before menstruation and then declining when the period starts. In this article, we will discuss how xanoestrogens effects women with premenstrual syndrome.
Xanoestrogen is men made compounds and have been introduced into the environment by industrial, agricultural and chemical companies and consumers only in the last 70 years or so, it has estrogenic effects in men and women alike.
II. How xanoestrogen effects women with PMS
1. Estrogen effect
Xanoestrogen accumulated in our body stored in fat cells and depress the estrogen receptors in the body causing high levels of estrogen and triggering high levels of bad estrogen during menstrual cycle resulting in increase the severity of symptoms of PMS.
2. Weigh gain
Since xanoestrogen stored in the fat cells, it have the ability to increase weigh gain for some women with pro menstrual syndrome.
3. Abnormal function
Since one of major function is to regulate the levels of estrogen and maintain the hormone balance, xanoestrogen depress the liver in fat and protein metabolism resulting in abnormal function of liver causing high levels of bad estrogen before period and increasing symptoms of PMS.
4. PMS pain and cramps
Since xanoestrogen depress the liver in fat and protein metabolism, it causes malfunction of liver in regulating and maintaining the balance of prostaglandins hormone.
5. Food and sugar craving
Xanoestrogen also decreases the function of liver in regulating the levels of insulin in the bloodstream by stimulating the production of insulin from pancreas causing blood sugar imbalance resulting in increasing the risk of food and sugar craving.
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