The imbalance of sex hormones can affect sperm competency including deteriorate female ovary, lead anovulation and irregular periods. This is one of the pregnancy obstacles.
4 Tips to Balance Sex Hormones:
1. Eating all 5 food categories, Improving dietary factor
Eat high-protein foods, low-fat foods, plenty of fruits and vegetables. Drinking water at least 8-10 glasses daily to prevent the overweight from excess carbohydrate and fat. Good nutrition is the key to reduce the imbalance of sex hormones as well as to improve your health. Moreover, please avoid alcohol drink, tea, coffee and soft drink as well.
2. Going to bed earlier
The perfect bedtime is 9 p.m. – 6 a.m. Since sleeping late will urge the higher cortisol level. Cortisol is known as a stress hormone. Very high cortisol level can put your sex hormones at risk. On the other hand, going to bed early allows growth hormone released more efficiently. Therefore, this can enhance the egg and sperm competency consequently.
3. Exercise for 30-45 mins a day, 4-5 days a week
Exercise can boost up the cardiovascular system that permits blood to circulate and transport oxygen to the cells inside the body. Sex hormones will be secreted regularly because of the greater performance of the body systems. Especially, exercise can increase the production of endorphins, which are known to help muscle relaxed, relief stress and improve sleep quality.
4. Being optimistic, Relaxed, Not stressed
It is difficult to avoid the stress. But you should keep yourself away from long-term, chronic and too much pressure. To reduce stress, we recommend you to think positively and do your favorite recreation activities for examples: dancing, exercise, listening to the music, etc.
Reference: Prime Fertility Center Co., Ltd.