Approximately 4 years before menopause occurs, women go through a period called perimenopause.
During these years, estrogen levels decrease, causing bothersome symptoms such as sleep problems, hot flashes, loss of libido, vaginal dryness and mood swings. Some women suffer from these "ailments" more intensely than others. Recent studies show that it largely depends on the health of your microbiota that determines the intensity of these symptoms.
What is the microbiota?
The microbiota is a set of microorganisms that live in our body to provide us with benefits such as improving digestion, synthesizing vitamins, regulating the immune system and protecting us from pathogens such as viruses, bacteria and fungi.
Within these microorganisms we find a particular group called the strobolome, which is responsible for helping to regulate the ratio of estrogens that travel through our body.
What is the function of the strobolome?
The job of these microorganisms is to develop beta-glucuronidase, an enzyme that in the intestine transforms estrogens into an active form. In this way, they alter the presence of estrogens in the blood, making them circulate throughout the body.
Take care of your estrogen levels from the microbiota.
Having less estrogen leads to weight gain and loss of bone mass.
And excess estrogen increases the likelihood of uterine, ovarian and breast cancer.
Keeping estrogen levels regulated depends on the state of our microbiota, to activate them to a greater or lesser extent.
Throughout life, our microbiota changes because the reduction of estrogens also generates a loss of bacteria. Therefore, the microbiota of a girl is completely different from that of an older woman.
These changes cause the PH to change and also promote the loss of vaginal flora. This is why infections and dryness appear.
The good news is that if we maintain a healthy microbiota, even if estrogen levels naturally drop, they will remain more active and the symptoms will not be as strong.
How to maintain a healthy microbiota?
Consuming probiotics on a daily basis is the key.
The ideal is to consume probiotics every day since we are daily exposed to factors that weaken them such as medications, processed foods, stress, contamination.....
Within probiotics there are different types of strains, such as lactobacilli and bifidobacteria, each with different functions to bring you benefits.
How to choose a good probiotic?
Probiotics we can find them in many different presentations, such as gummies, tablets, powders... the newest is in biogel technology, which unlike the others the bacteria do not suffer modifications, alterations or dehydration which allows them to stay alive, healthy and active.
Type of probiotic:
That specifies the type of strain you are buying with name and surname, for example, Lactobacillus Rhamnosus HN001 so you can identify exactly the functions it can offer you.
Ideally, they should already include the prebiotic that is their food, to promote their reproduction and proper functioning.
Another benefit of probiotics is that they enhance the functions of the nutrients we consume, in addition to ensuring their proper absorption.
Such as omega 3, collagen, magnesium, folic acid, vitamin d3....
Currently, the only product that can offer you all in one is XAVIAX probiotics. They are live and metabolically active probiotics, in biogel, added with nutrients specifically selected to enhance the functions of each one.
To help you during menopause, the following PAVIA products are the most recommended:
XAVIAX MAGNESIUM AND FOLIC ACID Contains:
▶︎Lactobacillus cherry: Lactobacillus Rhamnosus HN001 AND Lactobacillus Paracasei LPC-37.
▶︎Nutrients: Chelated magnesium and folic acid.
Prebiotic: Agave Inulin.
XAVIAX A+C Contains:
▶︎Lactobacillus cherry: Lactobacillus Acidophilus NCFM AND Lactobacillus Rhamnosus HN001.
▶︎Nutrients: Collagen type II and bilberry extract.
▶︎Prebiotic: Agave inulin.
The greatest benefit of these products is their fast effectiveness, since from the first 24 hours you start to notice the action of probiotics in your organism.
You don't have to suffer this stage, improve your microbiota at the same time you receive all the other benefits of probiotic consumption.
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