Hormonal Imbalance

What is Hormone Imbalance & Replacement Therapy?
Hormones are chemical messengers that are produced by endocrine glands. They control hunger, emotions, and the reproduction system. Relationship stress, work stress, physical stress, and dietary stress can lead to hormonal imbalance through increased cortisol levels. Poor digestive function can have an impact on adrenal hormones, thyroid hormones, and sex hormones. It is imperative to your entire system to balance good and bad bacteria in your gut.

Symptoms of Hormonal Imbalance Include

  • Weight Gain
  • Abdominal Fat
  • Decreased Libido
  • Decreased Energy
  • Mood Swings
  • Insomnia
  • Gas, Bloating, and Other Digestive Issues
  • Migraines
  • Night Sweats or Hot Flashes
  • Craving for Sugar or Alcohol
  • Breast Tenderness, Lumps, or Cysts
  • Variation in Menstrual Cycle

What Types of Hormones are There?

  • Sex hormones – estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone control different aspects of the reproductive  system
  • Adrenal hormones – control the stress response, inflammation, blood sugar & blood pressure
  • Thyroid hormones – control metabolism, energy, mood, and weight management
  • Insulin hormones – control blood sugar, hunger, and metabolism

How Can I Determine My Hormone Levels?

Your doctor may recommend a Saliva Adrenal test with blood work to determine your hormonal levels. They will also review your Environmental Toxic Exposure levels. There are many common household items and skincare products that contain harmful chemicals that can imbalance your hormones.

Lifestyle Changes Can Often Help to Balance Hormone Levels

  • Eliminate toxicants
  • Eat healthy fats
  • Vitamins & supplements
  • Exercise
  • Reduce stress
  • Reduce caffeine and alcohol
  • intake