Know Your Body and Regain Control of a Hormone Imbalance

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Know Your Body and Regain Control of a Hormone Imbalance

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Not quite feeling like yourself, but you can’t figure out why? That’s something to be expected when experiencing a hormone imbalance. In the grand scheme of things, it’s the hormones that keep a woman’s body functioning normally. These essential hormones are produced by several organs at the command of the pituitary gland in the brain, the control center for maintaining a perfect hormone balance. The hormones produced in the body are what control your mood, energy level, digestion, weight management, and sex drive. A hormonal imbalance in females can occur at any age for a variety of reasons. Luckily there is a way for you to regain a healthy hormone balance by recognizing the signs of a hormonal imbalance, and talking to your doctor to determine the cause, and treatment, for your hormone imbalance.

Recognizing the Signs of a Hormone Imbalance

Subtle at first, it can be easy to miss the early signs of a hormonal imbalance in females. Therefore, as a female, it is important to know your body and learn the 5 early signs of a hormone imbalance.

Stress

We all experience varying levels of stress from time to time, it’s normal. However, having a hormonal imbalance of a lower than normal level of estrogen and human growth hormone (HGH) can cause feelings of stress, and make it difficult to cope with stressful situations.

Difficulty Sleeping

It’s okay to feel tired every so often, but a hormone imbalance with the sex hormone progesterone can cause difficulty sleeping at night. If you’re having trouble going to sleep, and staying asleep, for a long period of time a hormone imbalance may be the cause.

Unintentional Weight Gain or Loss

Having an imbalance with your stress hormone cortisol can put your body in a constant state of fight-or-flight. During this time the stress hormone forces the body to store fat in preparation of anticipated danger causing weight gain. Fast weight loss can also occur if you eat less than what your body needs to sustain itself, causing your body to readily release stored fat when necessary to deal with the perceived danger. An imbalance of HGH is also associated with unintentional weight gain.

Low Sex Drive

One of the most troubling signs of a hormone imbalance is a low sex drive. A hormone imbalance of the sex hormones estrogen and progesterone in females can cause a low sex drive, and lack of interest in sexual activity. This kind of hormonal imbalance can occur at any age but is most common in pre and postmenopausal women.

Restoring Your Body to a Perfect Hormone Balance

There are many causes that can interfere with a woman’s hormone balance, yet only a few treatment options are needed to correct these imbalances despite the cause.

  • Change in Medication: Read the side-effects of your medication carefully as there are a few medications for certain health conditions that can cause a hormone imbalance by lowering your sex drive. If possible, consult with your doctor to switch to an alternate medication to treat your health condition if you suspect your current medication is causing a hormone imbalance. Do not stop your medication without consulting with your doctor first.
  • Hormone Therapy: HGH injections is highly effective hormonal therapy for a disrupted hormonal imbalance caused by damage to the pituitary gland. HGH injections mainly treat and are prescribed for, imbalance of human growth hormone, but it aids in the reduction of symptoms experienced by other hormone imbalances as the symptoms of an imbalance between HGH is similar to those of estrogen and cortisol. For more information here’s the pros and cons list from real medical experts.
  • Diet: For those interested in a natural way the food you eat can be a good way to regain a healthy hormone balance. Incorporating the use of adaptogenic herbs, for example, is a great way to reduce cortisol levels, while taking probiotics has been shown to reverse an estrogen imbalance by increasing the elements needed to produce estrogen. In regards to progesterone, healthy fats in your diet, such as olive oil, can go a long way in balancing this hormone.

There’s a low probability for the possible side-effects of HGH injections, and in most cases, the benefits of HGH injections for a hormone imbalance can outweigh the risks. All of these forms of treatment are proven to be effective in restoring a female’s hormone balance. Having a good hormonal balance is key to a woman’s body functioning normally. Recognizing the signs of a hormone imbalance in females may be difficult due to their subtlety, yet once realized it is important to talk with your doctor about the symptoms you’re experiencing, and the treatment options. Although they are effective, none of these treatments should be done without the consultation of a healthcare provider to ensure you remain healthy, your hormones are balanced properly, and you are eating the proper foods to balance your hormones.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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