Women's PMS Strategy Pack.
Each Women’s Strategy Pac consists of three separate
but synergistic products which, when taken together, give the body the
nutritional support it need to normalize hormonal function within the
Endocrine System. There are two separate Strategy Pacs for Women, one for
those who are pre-menopausal and one for those who are menopausal or
post-menopausal. Each Strategy Pac consists of one bottle each of Endocrin
for Women, Eternal-In, and either PMS-Ease (for pre-menopausal women) or
Preserve (for menopausal and post-menopausal women). All of the formulas are
Scientifically Advanced Endocrinal Nutraceutical Dietary Supplements which
synergistically help the body naturally rebalance itself.
What Is the Endocrine(or Hormonal) System?
Until recently, not much has been known about the body’s Endocrine System .
Its activities were
thought mysterious and possibly only of secondary importance. But now we’re
realizing just how essential a healthy Endocrine System is, what it actually
does, how it's governed and how to ensure its balance and operation with the
rest of the body. The Endocrine System is the biochemical system of the body
which controls and regulates the function of our entire metabolism through
the production and direction of all of our hormones. The Endocrine System
and its activities are specifically governed by parts of the brain (namely
the neuroendocrine apparatus of the medial basal hypothalamus, the pineal
gland and the pituitary gland), but it also involves other areas of the body
including the major endocrine hormone-producing glands: Thyroid, Thymus,
Parathyroids, Heart, Gastric and Intestinal Mucosa, Adrenals, Pancreas
(pancreatic islets), the Ovaries, and even the Heart. Within the Endocrine
System there are literally hundreds of types of hormones produced, some of
which merely stimulate the release of still larger even more pronounced
hormones. Nearly every process in our body is kept in balance by this
incredibly complex, but precise, interaction of our hormones and their
neural balancing function on all body activities.
Is the Endocrine (or Hormonal) System Involved with Aging?
Yes, it is. The Endocrine System directly controls the process of aging,
including how fast or slow we will age and how healthy we will be in the
process. Through the directions of the Endocrine System, its hormones
actually guide the body in its daily metabolic feats. Hormones manufactured
by the Endocrine System directly govern the welfare of our whole body,
keeping us young, healthy and happy. Hormones are often the critical
“conductors” of our “biochemical orchestra,” making sure that everybody else
within the biochemistry of our bodies reads from the same “sheet music” and
plays their part at the right time with the rest of the band without anyone
missing a beat. Hormones can help us delay the aging process and keep us
generally free from disease.
What Do Some Of These Hormones Specifically Do?
Hormones like GH (Growth Hormone or Somatotrophin) are critical to all forms
of growth, healing and repair in the body. Hormones like TSH (thyroid
stimulating hormone) play a critical role in stimulating the thyroid to
release its respective hormones, T3 and T4, which directly influence the
metabolic rate of all cells of the body, helping us to metabolize food
stores (fat and glycogen) efficiently, giving us energy and orchestrating
the use of other biological materials throughout the day, as well as keeping
us young, active and alert. ACTH (from the Pituitary Gland) stimulates the
adrenal cortex to synthesize and secrete some of its hormones, like DHEA
(discussed in the next section), Pregnenolone (the memory hormone),
Adrenalin (epinephrine) which increases body metabolism, a small amount of
Estrogen (both the ovaries and the adrenals produce Estrogen), and
Aldosterone which stimulates the kidneys to retain sodium and water.
Antidiuretic Hormone (ADH - from the Pituitary Gland) acts in opposition to
Aldosterone to dispel excess water and sodium. Calcitonin (also produced by
the thyroid) helps to increase blood calcium levels while promoting the
conservation of hard bone matrix, while Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) acts as a
direct antagonist; together these two hormones help maintain calcium balance
within the bloodstream and keep bones dense and healthy. Normal
neuromuscular excitability, blood clotting, cell membrane permeability and
the normal functioning of certain enzymes, all depend on the maintenance of
normal levels of calcium in the blood. The Thymus, although generally
considered to be a lymphatic organ, secretes two families of
peptide-hormones, thymosin and thymopoietin, which play a critical role in
the development of the immune system’s T-cells.
Pancreatic Hormones such as Glucagon, Insulin, Somatostatin and Pancreatic
polypeptide all aid in regulating body metabolism, glucose and fat
production as well as in the inhibition of Growth Hormone. The Gastric and
Intestinal Mucosa produce Gastrin, Secretin, Cholecystokinin-pancreozymin (CCK)
and others which control digestion and assimilation of foods. The hormone
CCK is most importantly involved with appetite and eating. Upon its
secretion, it immediately travels to the Hypothalamus within the brain to
“shut down” appetite. When its secretion is delayed or diminished,
over-eating is often the result! Researchers are also finding that
previously defined “sex-typed” hormones manufactured by the Endocrine System
are not only necessary for reproductive possibilities, but serve a myriad of
other essential health sustaining functions as well. Testosterone, for
example, allows males to keep their hair and not go bald as well as develop
muscle mass (even late in life), while Estrogen and Progesterone maintain
women’s smooth and supple skin, protect their hair and eyes as well as many
other functions within the body, including the maintenance of bone density,
thus preventing osteoporosis. Again, when the Endocrine System is not
functioning properly, or has been interfered with by chemical look-a-likes
such as the estrogen-like hormones coming from canned foods, our health
suffers dramatically, and we age much, much more quickly!
Can Hormones Really Affect Our Overall Health?
Yes, most certainly! Now, more than ever, it’s time to seriously take care
of and nutritionally rebalance our Endocrine System. Hormonal balance is now
being seen as critically essential to the maintenance of good health and a
strong Immune System. Indeed, Endocrine System functioning and our health
are intimately related... you can’t speak about the Immune System without
referencing the essential organic hormonal steroids of the Endocrine System.
In fact, researchers recently are discovering that a number of hormones from
within the Endocrine System play a significant role with “T-cell markers”
within the Immune System, such as some of the ones previously mentioned, and
most notably DHEA (or dehydroepiandrosterone).
Hypothalamic Potentiation of Some of the Major Pituitary Hormones and the
Organs They Affect in the Endocrine System
What is DHEA?
DHEA (or dehydroepiandrosterone) is commonly called the “mother” hormone,
since from it a number of other hormones may be manufactured upon demand,
such as estrogen, testosterone, progesterone and corticosterone to name just
a few. Because of DHEA’s biochemical flexibility, it has become the subject
of much recent study, especially for its almost unbelievable but wonderful
potential to actually slow the aging process. Some are even calling it the
“fountain of youth” anti-aging elixir we’ve all been looking for. More and
more research is being published about DHEA production and the body’s need
for it. For example, recent studies have demonstrated that DHEA levels in
our blood generally peak around 20 years of age. As we grow older, DHEA
levels decrease in both men and women to only about 5% of our peak levels by
the time we’re 80. Understandably, researchers have seen a strong inverse
correlation between DHEA levels and disease. It appears that the higher the
level of DHEA in the blood, the less an organism may suffer from disease.
Further, published studies have demonstrated that appropriate
supplementation of DHEA could possibly be a factor in decreasing the risk of
cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, even senility,
Alzheimer’s disease and premature death.
Is it Safe and Wise to Supplement with DHEA?
Yes it is! DHEA may play other important roles within the body, such as in
the treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome, aging, osteoporosis and bone
health, as well as many of the autoimmune disorders including arthritis,
systemic lupus, and Crohn’s disease. In lab tests, DHEA reduced the fat
stores of rats by converting fat calories to heat rather than storing them
as fat, while at the same time helping the body to produce lean muscle
tissue. (Not too surprisingly, naturally-occurring DHEA and its precursors
can also be found in VÄXA’s Cell-U-Lite and Ultra CitriSlim!) More and more
scientific support is emerging which calls for early supplementation of DHEA
and its nutritional precursors (such as the “Memory” Hormone Pregnenolone)
in order to maintain general hormonal balance throughout life.
Can Environmental Factors and Pollutants Disturb Hormonal Imbalance?
Yes they can! It’s recently become widely known that the chemical pollution
of excess man-made Estrogens are very real and proliferate in our
environment (as independently documented on CBS, the Discovery Channel, and
other news programs). These chemical pollutants offer a very real threat to
our body’s Endocrine (hormonal) System which affects various bodily
functions, including sexuality. A case in point, our health and welfare are
being threatened from something that nobody ever thought dangerous: the
common tin can! The modern process of canning foods in tin cans lined with a
thin layer of plastic is not as innocuous as has been first believed.
Ironically, although today’s canned goods are keeping foods from spoiling,
they’re “spoiling” us instead. As reported, it seems that all canned goods
are inadvertently supplying us with unwanted estrogen-like hormones,
apparently coming from a newly discovered reaction between the tin and the
plastic liner over time. This unwanted cumulative chemical addition is
believed to have dire consequences within our bodies, adding a synthetic
steroidal hormone which directly interferes with the normal function of the
critically important Endocrine System in both males and females.
Can Our Lifestyle (diet, exercise habits, etc.) Cause HormonaI Imbalance
Yes again! Not only do these chemical pollutants interfere with our body’s
hormonal balance, but bad or inadequate diet, poor nutritional habits,
erratic eating patterns, lack of exercise, mounting periods of ill health,
and the nutritional wearing-down which often occurs when growing older, all
combine to dull our health and further compromise the Endocrine System.
Although not often understood, the body’s Endocrine System intricately
impresses itself upon the cellular nature of our complexion, our psychology
and mood, our muscle tone (including appropriate gender-specific muscle
growth and formation), the clearness of our eyes, the health and shine of
our hair, even our body’s ability to heal itself. In fact, much of that
which allows us to be happy and “balanced” in life we really owe to the
wonder of our body’s Endocrine System and its ability to maintain a precise,
yet flexible, balance over time.
How Does the Women’s Strategy Pac Work?
The Women’s Strategy Pac consists of three unique formulations, (1) Endocrin
for Women, (2) Eternal-In, and either (3) PMS-EASE (for pre-menopausal
women) or Preserve (for menopausal and post-menopausal women). The whole
system works synergistically, proving the body what is needed to normalize
endocrine function, while helping the body protect against premature aging
and associated dysfunction.
How Does Endocrin for Women Work?
Endocrin for Women is a Scientifically Advanced Endocrinal Nutraceutical
Dietary Supplement specifically engineered for women, serving as an
all-natural strategy to help the body safely rebalance the female hormonal
system. When the hormonal system is imbalanced a number of problems can
occur, including: including lack of sexual sensitivity, lack of sexual
desire, deficient sexual experience, failure to achieve climax, dryness of
vagina, sexual melancholia and sexual neurasthenia. Endocrin for Women
contains naturally occurring DHEA and Progesterone (as found in Dioscurea
Villosa), safe buffered amounts of pure pharmaceutical grade DHEA (the
“Mother” Hormone), Pregnenolone (the “Memory” Hormone), pharmaceutical grade
free-form amino acids, and the necessary vitamins and cofactors to
potentiate this formula. Endocrin for Women also contains the correct
balance of micro-nutritionals, rare and exotic Chinese Herbs and others such
as Saw Palmetto (thought to control androgen excesses in women), plus other
cofactors believed to be required by the female body in order to allow
healthy physiological hormonal/sexual function and proper balance of
biochemical and nutritional necessities. The micro-nutritional, folliculinum
(naturally occurring estrogen) seeks to aid the body in restoring normal
estrogen hormonal balance. Please note that because folliculinum is a
micro-nutritional in this formula, it will not impose a pharmacological
effect on the body or brain, and is thus without the side effects and
possible dangers associated with standard preparations of conventional
pharmaceutical estrogen used in “replacement” therapy, nor will these micro-nutritionals
interfere or compete against conventional ongoing estrogen therapy.
How Does Eternal-In Work?
This Scientifically Advanced Endocrinal Nutraceutical Dietary Supplement
works in concert with the body, complementing and supplying the necessary
anti-aging nutritive requirements that the skin uses to repair itself,
allowing it to maintain its elasticity and safeguarding against premature
aging of the skin. When the correct nutrients are not present within the
skin, one may experience emaciated shriveled skin, premature wrinkling,
folds in the skin, skin ulcers, cutaneous eruptions, senile prutitis
(itching skin due to sensitized nerve endings), necrosis, hair loss in women
or menopausal baldness, lymphatic inflammations which generally “backup”
into the skin and breasts of women, and scirrhous.
Eternal-In supplies Pycnogenol®, well documented to help regenerate and
sustain fine capillary function, acting against varicose vein development
and the occurrence of spider veins within the skin. L-Cysteine and L-Cystine
aids in restoring the natural color to hair. Eternal-In also supplies DMAE (dimethylaminoethanol,
a very efficient antioxidant and free radical deactivator) which reverses
the formation of lipofuscin, a toxic pigment which clogs the brain and nerve
cells as we age, while also becoming deposited within the epidermis as
unsightly age/liver spots. But most importantly, DMAE has considerable life
extending properties even when started late in life, shown to have extended
the life of mice 36.6% who had already past their mean expected lifespan.
DMAE is now added to the whole blood stored for transfusion purposes so as
to double its storage life, preventing the clumping and sludging of red
blood cells. DMAE can also enter the brain easily, and being converted to
acetylcholine, increases mental alertness and mood, as well as learning and
memory abilities. Eternal-In also includes Ginkgo Biloba, L-Glutathione,
ActiVin+®, OptiZinc® and the micro-nutritional Sarsaparilla, as well as the
necessary free-form amino acid precursors to maintain our youth and health,
all of which aid the body in usefully eradicating “free radicals,” thought
to be a major factor of wrinkling and aging
How Does Preserve (included for menopausal and post-menopausal women)
Preserve is a unique combination of micro-nutritionals, rare Chinese dietary
herbs, free form amino acids, vitamins and minerals to help support and
address possible Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Ovarian hormonal pathway
dysfunctions/imbalances because of growing older wherein neuro-signaling may
have become impaired, and the dietary and tissue/ovarian deficiencies that
may arise because of menopause or other change of life patterns.
Preserve provides the body with those executive instructions and nutritive
materials needed to calm itself. The symptoms of menopause include:
traumatism of the pelvic organs, painful and sore uterus and breasts,
cramping, despondence, melancholy, headache, nervousness, irritability,
hypersensitivity, exhaustion, cysts, interruption and/or lack of interest of
sexual function and orgasm as well as uncomfortable "hot-flashes" (sweating
heat and chills) experienced during menopause.
Preserve allows one to experience the time of natural reproductive change
with little uncomfortable disruption of normal life functioning. Preserve
will not interfere with any complementing prescriptive strategy a physician
or health professional would prescribe.
How Does PMS-Ease (included for pre-menopausal women) Work?
When given the necessary balanced dietary supplementation of amino acids,
vitamins, minerals and special blends of Chinese, American and European
herbs, the body is supplied a certain fund of nutritive materials which
complement its production of neurotransmitters needed to potentiate the
body's natural pain relievers.
This formula effectively and nutritively complements the female's
physiological need for the natural calming agents of the body during this
very important period of time. These naturally occurring calming agents, in
particular the "endorphins," "enkephalins" and "dynorphins," are safe
"opiate-like" substances the body produces all on its own to suppress
unwanted pain and discomfort. It is interesting to note that these naturally
occurring opiate substances produced within the brain are at times 700
times more powerful in painkilling ability than morphine.
Växa's PMS-Ease formula ensures that the body will have the necessary
precursors to aid the natural production of these safe substances,
diminishing the severity of PMS without artificial means. And too, when the
body is functioning properly, the intensity of other PMS related symptoms is
reduced, including hypersensitivity to external stimulation, be it emotional
or physical, as well as subduing feelings of associated anxiousness,
unhappiness, sadness and grief. It goes without saying, that PMS-Ease will
not effect normal menstruation or the cycle of ovulation whatsoever.
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