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Decline Of Women's Hormones Can Start When?

Author: Crystal S.
Date: 01-03-2015
Views: 2,743
Word Count: 309
Questions Received: 3
Testimonial ID: 10372-OR
Scientific Studies: 9

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To say I'm thankful for PD 80/20 is an understatement!

Having had the 11th anniversary of my 29th birthday this year, I thought I had a while longer before I had to start thinking about things like age-related hormone decline. My body, however, apparently had other ideas. Over the summer, the horrible mood swings and increased irritability that I used to experience for a week out of the month started occurring more frequently and lasting longer.

Oh, yay! I could hardly stand myself; I don't know how my family tolerated me. Imagine my surprise when I started doing some research and discovered that these symptoms could last for another 10 years before the baby-making factory finally ceased operation!

Considering that I still liked having my husband and children around, I decided I needed to do something about this. I had already been introduced to Young Living and had seen wonderful benefits from the essential oils I had used for other things, so I arranged for a ZYTO Scan to see what would help my body get rebalanced. Based on the results, I ultimately started using PD 80/20.

It wasn't long before I felt like a new person, even better (and happier) than when I was younger! I have even started singing Julie Andrews songs. (Okay, that part isn't true; no one wants to hear me sing, and I don't have a voice like Julie Andrews.) My husband and my children have remarked on how much happier and more relaxed I am now. I call that success!

The pregnenolone in PD 80/20 is a building block for progesterone, estrogen, and testosterone, which tend to decline with age; this decline can lead to a whole host of effects like mood changes (check!), insomnia, and memory issues (check!), and the pregnenolone may help reverse those.

Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: menopause, menopausal, perimenopause, perimenopausal, premenopause, premenopausal, moody, moodiness, swing.

Supporting Scientific Studies
1."The present study indicated that lavender aromatherapy as a potential therapeutic modality could alleviate premenstrual emotional symptoms, which, at least in part, is attributable to the improvement of parasympathetic nervous system activity. This study further implies that HRV could evaluate the efficacy of aromatherapy using various fragrances to relieve premenstrual symptoms, and ultimately, support the mind and body health of women."Link
2."Beta-Caryophyllene [component of cannabis, clove, copaiba], a CB2 [cannabinoid] receptor agonist produces multiple behavioral changes relevant to anxiety and depression in mice.... these preclinical results suggest that CB2 receptors may provide alternative therapeutic targets for the treatment of anxiety and depression. The possibility that BCP may ameliorate the symptoms of these mood disorders offers exciting prospects for future studies."Link
3."Lavender essential oil has been used as an anxiolytic [anxiety] drug, a mood stabilizer, a sedative, spasmolytic [muscle spasms], antihypertensive [high blood pressure], antimicrobial, analgesic [pain] agent as well as a wound healing accelerator.... The present study suggests that inhalation of lavender essential oil may be an effective and safe treatment modality in acute management of migraine headaches."Link
4."Most studies, as well as clinically applied experience, have indicated that various essential oils, such as lavender, lemon and bergamot can help to relieve stress, anxiety, depression and other mood disorders. Most notably, inhalation of essential oils can communicate signals to the olfactory system and stimulate the brain to exert neurotransmitters (e.g. serotonin and dopamine), thereby further regulating mood."Link
5."A number of essential oils are currently in use as aromatherapy agents to relieve anxiety, stress, and depression. Popular anxiolytic oils include lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), rose (Rosa damascena), orange (Citrus sinensis), bergamot (Citrus aurantium), lemon (Citrus limon), sandalwood (Santalum album), clary sage (Salvia sclarea), Roman chamomile (Anthemis nobilis), and rose-scented geranium (Pelargonium spp.)."Link
6."Results of bone density, bone mineral content, bone tensile strength and histological analysis also showed similar trend of results, which supported initial observations of this study. It is proposed that hydroalcoholic extract of dried clove buds has bone-preserving efficacy against hypogonadal [hormonally deficient] osteoporosis."Link
7."Therapy with beta-caryophyllene [present in many essential oils] may present a promising novel, non-toxic therapeutic option for patients with endometriosis."Link
8."After inhalation of clary sage oil, cortisol levels were significantly decreased.... Thyroid stimulating hormone was also reduced.... Clary sage oil has antidepressant-like effect...."Link
9."DHEA [a component of PD 80/20], an androstene hormone [precursor to estrogen, testosterone, progesterone, cortisone, and other hormones], has been shown to possess a wide range of beneficial biological effects mainly attributed to immune system modulation.... thus leading to beneficial effects in diverse human diseases including resistance to infection, neuroprotection, wound healing, diabetes, hepatic injury, cardiovascular disease, and cancer."Link

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