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Category - Hormone Balance
Hormone Balance: Hormones like estrogen, testosterone, adrenaline, and insulin are extremely important chemical messengers that affect many aspects of one’s health. Hormones are secreted by various glands and organs in the endocrine system. The entire endocrine system works together to control the level of hormones that are circulating throughout the body. If one or more is imbalanced then it can cause major health problems.
The most common symptoms of hormone imbalance include:
Infertility and irregular periods
Weight gain or weight loss (unexplained, not due to intentional changes in one’s diet)
Depression and anxiety
Issues with digestion
Hair thinning and loss
Hormonal imbalances symptoms can range depending on what type of disorder or illness they cause. For example, diabetes symptoms include weight gain, appetite changes, nerve damage, and eyesight problems. There are conventional treatments for hormone imbalances include synthetic hormone replacement therapies. However, with these types of treatments comes negative effects, such as medication dependency, serious side effects like stroke, osteoporosis, anxiety, reproductive problems, cancer and more. With these synthetic treatments, the symptoms aren’t treated but only masked. Fortunately though, there are ways to acquire hormone balance naturally by staying away from oils high in omega-6 fats and instead utilizing rich sources of natural omega-3’s.
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