Understanding The Endocrine System – Ovaries & Testes


Gonads is the term used for the organs that make sex hormones and reproductive cells for both men and women.

The ovaries are the female gonads. The ovaries are paired organs that are found in the pelvic cavity. The ovaries are the organs that produce the egg, which is the female reproductive cell that, if fertilized, will give rise to the embryo. The ovaries also produce steroid hormones such as estrogen and progesterone which are both critical for a healthy pregnancy.

The testes are the male gonads. Like the ovaries, the testes are paired organs, but unlike the ovaries, the testes are found outside the pelvic cavity and are contained in the scrotal sac. The testes are the organs that produce sperm, which is the male reproductive cell.


Basic Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance and regulation of reproductive cycles
  • Management of secondary sexual characteristics: Body Hair, Muscle Development, Breast Enlargement, Voice Change


Symptoms of Ovary/Testes Weakness:

  • Infertility
  • Pain in the groin area
  • Pain around a women's menstrual cycle
  • Pain during intercourse or during orgasm
  • Irregular hormone imbalances: hair growth in women or breast growth for men

NOTE - Women are getting cysts on their ovaries from lymph and liver congestion and hormone imbalances. Birth control is NOT a solution and is dangerous for your future health and fertility. Learn More >


Lifestyle Factors:

  • Exercise is well known to increase hormone production and sperm count for men
  • Sunshine! Hormone production starts with light. You can practice watching the sunrise and sunset, slowly increasing your time each day
  • Avoid tap water and drink purified water with minerals
  • Cleansing is key to healthy sexual function. The Lymph Cleanse is most crucial


Nutrition Factors:

  • Eat an alkaline diet, acidity damages the glandular system
  • Seaweeds and iodine rich foods like black walnut, kelp, nori, dulse, etc.
  • Avoid alcohol. It is known to be especially damaging to men's sperm count and motility
  • GREENS heal and alkalize the body. Eat your green, leafy vegetables and greens powders like spirulina, chlorella, etc.
  • Avoiding grains and sugars. Sugars weaken hormones and the overall immune system
  • Choose fruit and ancient seed grains like quinoa, millet, amaranth, and buckwheat
  • Healthy fats such as coconut, avocado, olives, nuts, seeds, and fish in small amounts
  • Nuts and seeds, especially those high in Vitamin E such as sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds. Nuts and seeds are the reproductive parts of the plan, so especially good for the testes and ovaries
  • Figs look like male testes and are known to help with reproduction. Grapes as well
  • Avocado looks like a baby in the womb. Great for reproductive health
  • Avoid all Genetically Modified Foods such as corn and soy (GMO's are designed not to reproduce)


Herbs & Supplements f0r Ovaries:


Herbs & Supplements f0r Testes:


Learn About Other Glands in the Endocrine System:


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