According to Dr. Ray Peat, estrogen dominance is one of the leading contributory factors to specific cases of cancer in women. Scientific evidence associates excess estrogen and progesterone deficiency with breast cancer, benign breast disease, and pre-cancerous conditions. Learning the causes and symptoms of estrogen dominance allows you to support your body's detoxification, preventing hormonal imbalance.
The endocrine system produces and regulates hormones in the body, telling other systems of the body what to do. From brain function to reproduction, hormones are the chemical messengers that manage metabolism, growth, heart rate, and virtually every other bodily function.In modern North America, our endocrine systems are under attack by diet, environment, and lifestyle—with serious consequences. In addition to toxins, increasing levels of stress also contribute to endocrine disruption.