Phytoestrogens, a discussion of the herbal ingredients in Physicians' Select Herbal Breast Enhancement Supplements would not be complete without explaining the importance of Phytoestrogens. The prefix "phyto" is from the Greek prefix "phyton" meaning "plant" hence plant estrogen. Phytoestrogens are a group of naturally occurring compounds that have a chemical structure very similar to estrogen.
Phytoestrogens have shown to be responsible for for the following positive effects:
Estrogen is a hormone that is necessary for the normal sexual development and growth of the breasts, uterus and ovaries. The hormone plays a significant role in controlling a woman's menstrual cycles and is essential for reproduction. Estrogen also helps maintain the cardiovascular system and prevent osteoporosis a disease in which the bones become extremely porous, subject to fracture, tend to heal slowly and are subject to infection.
Estrogen's access to reproductive tissue i.e. breast and endometrial is controlled by estrogen receptors that act as gatekeepers. Only estrogen or substances with a close structural resemblance to estrogen are permitted to bind. This explains how the similar phytoestrogens can bind to the estrogen receptors and displace the estrogen.
If estrogen is important to the normal growth of the reproductive tissue then why would we want to displace it from the estrogen receptors? Unfortunately, cancer cells also use estrogen to promote their growth. Normal cells grow and die in a controlled fashion. Cancer occurs when normal cells become abnormal and subsequently differentiate and grow without control or structure. Cancer cells usually grow at a rate significantly faster than our normal cells. Some cancer cells have estrogen receptors that are programmed to grow when estrogen binds to these receptor sites.
Excess exposure to estrogen is one of the primary risk factors for developing breast and endometrial cancer, the following situations represent an increased risk for estrogen exposure:
Research has shown that Phytoestrogens, or estrogen that is common in certain plants and herbs can displace the human estrogen and decrease the growth of tumor cells. Studies have revealed a lower incidence and mortality from hormone-dependent cancers in Asian women and men who consume traditional Asian diets, which are rich in herbs that contain Phytoestrogens. Whereas, Asian women who consume western diets have breast cancer rates similar to caucasian women.
Animal studies have come to the same conclusions, a study of rats found that those exposed to Phytoestrogen while in the uterus or around the time of birth were more resistant to breast cancer. Another study found that high consumption of soy and other legumes (beans) was associated with having half the risk of developing endometrial cancer. Medical researchers now believe that Phytoestrogens may one day replace Tamoxifen and the other estrogen replacement medications.
Phytoestrogens, while they displace the human estrogen, support female hormone levels by exerting an estrogen like effect on the reproductive organs. These Phytoestrogens are an estimated to be 100-500 times less potent in their estrogen effect than human estrogen. They maintain a hormonal balance by acting as anti-estrogen when the body's natural levels are high and they act as human estrogen when levels are low.
Strokes are the third leading cause of death for middle-age and older women. One of the major causes of strokes is compromised of blocked carotid arteries. Phytoestrogens have shown to improve a women's lipid profile to prevent strokes, similar to Premarin without the added risk of cancer.
Phytoestrogens with their estrogenic like properties also provide an excellent relief from the common symptoms of menopause including the following:
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