Friday, September 30, 2011

Body Messages - Red Dots on Your Skin

Our bodies are often giving us messages, so do we know what they mean or that it is a message?
Red dots on the skin are an important message. They can show up anywhere on the body; arms, back, chest, face.

These little dots are an indication of too much estrogen in the body. They can show up on women or men. Men can get lots of them if they are taking synthetic testosterone since excess testosterone in a man's body will turn into estrogen. Women can get them when the body is not filtering estrogen properly, from birth control or HRT. Anyone can get too much estrogen from non-organic animal products, plastics, soy, pesticides and many other sources.

If you have too much estrogen in the body, it can put women at risk for breast, cervical, ovarian and uterine cancers and men at risk for prostate cancer. If you find little red dots on you or your family, pay attention to this very important message.

There are things you can do to help reduce estrogen in the body:

  • Eat 1 serving of cruciferous vegetables / day (kale, broccoli, brussel sprouts)

  • Avoid soy products

  • Switch to organic sources of animal products (milk, cheese, butter, meat, etc)

  • Seek natural alternatives to birth control & HRT

  • Avoid using all pesticides and herbicides

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