Hormone Imbalance 

Hormone balance is crucial for a healthy body and a happy, calm mind.  Hormones are chemical messengers that influence a variety of biochemical processes in the body.  

There are different times during life where hormone fluctuation is normal (puberty, pregnancy, menopause), but there are also many variables that can cause abnormal fluctuation in hormone levels.

Signs of hormone imbalance can include:

  • Fatigue

  • Low libido

  • Anxiety

  • Headache

  • Weight gain

  • Irregular periods

  • Erectile dysfunction

  • Sleep problems

  • Acne

  • Brain fog

 

Questions to help understand hormones imbalance

What hormones are involved?

Sex hormones Estrogen, Progesterone, Testosterone

Adrenal Hormones: Cortisol, DHEA, Aldosterone

Thyroid Hormones: T3, T4, rT3

Pituitary Hormone: TSH, ACTH, GnRH, Prolactin etc)

 

What type of imbalance is present?

       Excess? Deficiency? Both?

Are there detoxification, metabolism and elimination challenges?

Hormones need to be detoxified by the liver and eliminated via the kidneys and GI tract.

 

What is the toxic load on the body?

Many chemicals we are exposed to on a regular basis are endocrine disruptors and can play a huge role in hormone imbalance.

The solution to hormone balance is so much more than replacement with synthetic hormone or birth control pills.  Balance must be restored to multiple systems of the body for true resolution of the problem.

To get the right answers you have to start by asking the right questions.  Don’t let your hormone imbalance run your life.  Start getting the answers you deserve.

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