What is a hormone? It is essentially a chemical
messenger that transports a signal from one cell to another. They are part of everything happening in your body - growth,
appetite, emotions, energy - everything. When they are out of balance the cells get too much of a message, too
little, incorrect, or none. It screws up your whole world.
of the symptoms we experience are not even recognised as being hormone related. Sure we get the ones like weight
gain, lack of energy, PMS, hot flashes, decreasing sex drive as being hormone related. However, we don't relate
things like insomnia, anxiety, depression, acne, dry skin, hair loss, anxiety and many others to hormones.
Many more women and men are having hormonal symptoms earlier, which has a lot to do with not only our lifestyle
and diet, but also the pollution, toxins and xenoestrogens (synthetic chemicals that act as estrogen in our bodies) that we're
exposed to every day.
You have to live with hormone imbalances and the related symptoms.
If you are unsure
about the cause of your symptoms -
It - Hormonal imbalance can get worse if it isn't corrected
Changes in your hormones
is normal. They have been changing since the day you were born. If these changes become too extreme
or happen too quickly for your body to keep up with them, you'll start to experience problems.
Checking your hormones is a wise thing to do. But the test used has a lot to do with you being successful in
determining your levels and any imbalances that may exist.
Most physicians use blood test which
are very poor at helping determine hormone imbalances. You need to have a saliva test done by a physician how specializes
in hormone balancing.
It doesn't matter if you are in your teens, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s,
70s, 80s, 90s you can experience hormone imbalances. Call 727-938-9966 to find out if you could be suffering from hormone
Some of the most common symptoms of hormonal imbalances are:
1. Persistent weight gain. Many women have underlying hormonal imbalances that make it difficult
to maintain a healthy weight. Adrenals, Thyroid, Estrogen dominance, and unaddressed or emerging insulin resistance are the
2. Belly fat and loss of muscle mass. When your endocrine system
is under stress there's an underproduction of certain hormones and an overproduction of others (mainly cortisol). This makes
your body store fat for future use, making an increase in belly fat a clue to adrenal fatigue.
3. Low libido. One of the most noticeable symptoms of hormonal imbalance is low libido, which starts with disturbed
sleep. Without quality sleep our sex hormone production can diminish.
Fatigue. Can't make it past mid-morning without some sort of pick-me-up? How about that mid-afternoon crash? It isn't normal
to feel sluggish, scattered or mentally foggy.
5. Anxiety, irritability
and depression. Not feeling like yourself? This isn't the time for pharmaceuticals. Anxiety and depression are clues that
you have an imbalance, toxicity, are overworked, stressed out, and most likely aren't nourishing your body the way it needs.
6. Insomnia and poor sleep patterns. This starts the cycle of physical
stress and increases cortisol levels, which directly causes many hormonal imbalances. There isn't one area of your life that
insomnia doesn't touch.
7. Sweating. For many women, night sweats and hot
flashes are the first uncomfortable sign that something is amiss.
problems. Gas, bloating and slow digestion are common hormonal problems that aren't usually associated with hormonal imbalances.
When you don't have optimal digestion, your body is starving because of poor nutrient extraction.
9. Cravings. After eating way more than you should have, or having gone through half a bottle of wine, do you look
back and ask yourself why? Common causes of cravings and excess eating are adrenal fatigue, insulin resistance, and other
Other Hormone Symptoms
* Vaginal Dryness
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
sugar imbalances, including insulin resistance
We Can Help?
proper testing and treatment we can correct any hormone imbalances you are experiencing. We correct the cause of
all your symptoms.
The first step to feeling better is to call us at 727-938-9966.