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 Post subject: Re: Low estrogen levels -- no period
PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2012 9:22 am 
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Vitamin D deficiency is the root cause of all hormone problems.

Low Vitamin D Tied to Estrogen Decline

Estrogen gives men and women beautiful skin.

Vitamin D deficiency -> Low Estrogen/High DHT -> Acne

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 Post subject: Re: Low estrogen levels -- no period
PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2012 7:24 pm 
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I have very low vit D. Taking vits to up that. Do you think once vit D comes back to normal the period will return.

Thanks everybody for your advice and experiences. So helpful


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 Post subject: Re: Low estrogen levels -- no period
PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2012 10:21 pm 
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Could be possible. I always tan for a comp, so my Vitamin D is way up there (while trying to minimize sun damage to the skin). So low Vitamin D is not the cause to my no period - it is the physical stress I place on my body and the low bodyfat.


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 Post subject: Re: Low estrogen levels -- no period
PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2012 4:53 am 
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I bet my life on the wonders of Vitamin D.

There is lots of other reasons why menstrual cycle stops; calorie restricting, high carb/low fat, high fat/low carb, and what Gaia said, intense exercise to the point the fatty acids get used as fuel.

Missing Menstrual Cycle - No Overt Fats? - The comments are good below the initial topic.

I personally don't like tanning beds. I made Vitamin D the first couple of times and then my skin was wrecked to make anymore. The Sun is the best option since it also emits color wavelength which stimulates melanin. I also like sweating under the Sun by playing soccer or running around; the sweat with sunshine tans me. No sunburn.

Vitashine is my favorite D3 supplement, no side effects.

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 Post subject: Re: Low estrogen levels -- no period
PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2012 6:11 am 
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Veghead,

Would you happen to know which vitamin D is vegan. D2 or D3 and which brand do you prefer.

Gaia,

Thank you so much for your feedback. It is good to know that others on this board has experience similar problems.


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 Post subject: Re: Low estrogen levels -- no period
PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2012 6:50 am 
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Just saw this website

foods that block estrogen.Do you think if one's diet is high in the estrogen blocking food, a period can stop
http://www.holisticonline.com/Remedies/ ... trogen.htm


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 Post subject: Re: Low estrogen levels -- no period
PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2012 9:31 am 
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D2 is Vegan, D2 is from mushrooms.

Vegan D3 is from lichen and pre-D3 is formed in the skin when under the Sun.

Vitamin D3 vs Vitamin D2

I've tried Solgar D3 from sheeps wool years ago and felt so sick after the first supplement, a dose of 2000iu and stopped taking them. The companies use carcinogens to extract the D3 from sheeps wool, a very toxic method.

I use Vitashine D3 5000iu's from lichen, Vegan. Absolutely no side effects. I don't take more than 5000iu's per day contrary to whatever anyone says on the internet. You can watch the video in my signature if you haven't already done so, there is a chart somewhere near the end of the video, toxicity chances increase right after 6-7000 iu's.

USA customers(based on Vitashine): http://www.ghthealth.com/vitamind3.aspx



I don't eat legumes/soy because of the phytoestrogens, they effiminate me with beautiful feminine skin and muscle loss however vegetables don't have the same effect. My protein mainly comes from vegetables.

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 Post subject: Re: Low estrogen levels -- no period
PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2012 4:46 pm 
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Hi Veghead,

Where can I buy those vit D pills online. It looks like it isn't sold in the US


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 Post subject: Re: Low estrogen levels -- no period
PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2012 5:38 pm 
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The hormones that produce a period for a woman are very powerful. I do not think you can eat enough estrogen-blocking foods to counteract the hormones (and these hormones have a high affinity for their receptors and thus are so much more powerful than any food that is digesting that may or may not become estrogen-blocking chemicals). I would be more incline to take herbs and supplements (such as DIM) which are slightly more powerful than foods to block estrogen, or balance estrogen levels.

As a woman there is so many strong estrogen-producing chemicals that we have in our shampoos, makeup, and other synthetic made items that we use everyday once, twice, or even more times a day, that you would be more prone to estrogen-producing overstimulation that leads to breast cancer and other cancers.


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 Post subject: Re: Low estrogen levels -- no period
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so many dudes wont consider becoming vegan because of the estrogen in soy. so silly. first of all like gaia said not strong enough to overpower natural hormones, and secondly, many vegans dont even eat soy.

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 Post subject: Re: Low estrogen levels -- no period
PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2012 8:12 pm 
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Gaia, jungle,veghead -- I'm curious to see your daily diet and exercise routine since you compete. I want to get some ideas. I want to play around with my diet to see if I can gain some healthy weight to get period back

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 Post subject: Low estrogen levels -- no period
PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2012 8:16 pm 
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U can check out my journal- bigmeech shreds
But it's -1545 cals
130 protein 105 carbs 70 fat
Hour of lifting bout an hour of cardio a day give or take
Varied intensity and carbs higher in the morning tapering out as day goes on six meals..

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 Post subject: Re: Low estrogen levels -- no period
PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2012 8:56 pm 
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gaia and jungle great blogs. very interesting to see your progress


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 Post subject: Re: Low estrogen levels -- no period
PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2012 6:12 am 
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Too bad this forum doesn't have a section for females should topics like no periods come up.

Anyway has anybody that ever experience low estrogen/vit D due to no period, how does your body feel after during and after workouts? Lately Ialways feel overt rained. Getting through a workout gets harder and harder. Also the next day my body is sluggish and sore. Can anybody relate.


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 Post subject: Re: Low estrogen levels -- no period
PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2012 1:36 pm 
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Did you have your iron checked out? or B12 levels? or Folic Acid levels?

I was diagnosed with low iron (the tests check the level of iron in the blood - so available iron, not stored away), and have been doing vegan whole food iron supplement and doing better and better (in acceptable range now). Though I was diagnosed early, my periods were horrendous! The doctor explained that the body was trying to compensate for the low iron blood by supplying lots of it in case there was a baby who would need more of it to develop. Maybe your body won't even attempt to try it if it is way too low?


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