Can Estrogen Make Breasts Larger?

Updated April 17, 2017

Oestrogen is a hormone in the body that helps regulate the female reproductive system. There are many women in today's society who wish to increase their breast size but don't want or can't afford surgery. Natural therapists believe that oestrogen in the body helps to enlarge the breasts naturally. This is recommended through changes made to the diet and with the use of herbs


Oestrogen is the hormone responsible for producing the female characteristics in the reproductive system. Oestrogen travels through the bloodstream, binding itself to oestrogen receptors throughout the body, in particular the brain, the breasts and the uterus. Oestrogen regulates the menstrual cycle and causes the breasts to grow during adolescence. A high amount of oestrogen in the diet is said to increase breast size in adult women.


Phytoestrogen is the name of the oestrogen that comes from food. Most beans tend to be high in phytoestrogens. There are a variety of foods that are high in phytoestrogens. Soya beans and soy products are said to have high levels of phytoestrogens. Millet, barley, lentils and rye are also said to have phytoestrogens along with a variety of fruits and vegetables.


Natural therapists recommend fruit and vegetables to balance hormonal levels and balance the level of testosterone in the body. Apples, beets, carrots and celery are recommended for cleansing the liver and kidneys and also contain phytoestrogens. Flax seed, pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds are all useful for balancing hormone levels.


There are also herbs that increase oestrogen levels and breast size. The most common herb recommended by natural therapists for increasing breast size is fenugreek. Fenugreek has been used regulate the reproductive system for women as well as reduce cholesterol and aid digestion. Fennel is also used to increase breast size by stimulating the oestrogen in the body.


It is important not to overload your body with oestrogen. High levels of oestrogen in the body lead to mood swings, depression, weight gain, headaches and water retention. Oestrogen also has the potential to feed cancer cells growing in the breasts and uterus. Natural therapists recommend consuming plenty of fruit and vegetables to help flush out toxins and bring balance to the hormones.

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Though music journalism is Bertram B. Joyner's main field of expertise, he enjoys writing about all subject matters and in all mediums from essays and novels to screenplays and poetry. His past work includes writing for an established New York-based music magazine and press releases for indie rock bands.