Hormonal Imbalance

Hormonal Imbalance

Many people unknowingly suffer from hormone imbalance. Imbalanced hormones can cause a host of medical problems and should be dealt with as soon as possible. If you think you may suffer from hormonal imbalance, please call (914) 245-3056 or request more information online.

Types of Hormone Imbalance

Hormone imbalance is a general term that can refer to upset levels of any variety of your body’s natural regulatory substances.

Hormones that are commonly imbalanced include:

  • Estrogen, which regulates secondary sexual characteristics.
  • Testosterone, which regulates secondary sexual characteristics.
  • Melatonin, which regulates sleep.
  • Ghrelin, which regulates hunger.
  • Thyroid, which regulates calorie burn.
  • Aldosterone, which regulates salt levels
  • Cortisol, which regulates energy.
  • Progesterone, which regulates pregnancy and menstruation.
  • DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone), which regulates sexual function and can be converted by your body to other hormones.
  • Insulin
  • Adrenaline

Symptoms of Hormone Imbalance

Some of the signs of hormone imbalance are:

  • Estrogen: Weight gain, breast cancer, hot flashes, joint pain, migraines, heavy menses, anxiety, fat distribution in the hips or thighs, growth of fibroid tumors in the uterus, presence of endometriosis or symptoms suggestive of it such as pelvic pain or painful menses (dysmenorrhea)
  • Lack of Progesterone or Imbalances Between Estrogen and Progesterone: Spotting before and after menses, anxiety/ depression, perimenopause, oligo-ovulation such as in PCOS, PMS.
  • Testosterone: Low sex drive, male pattern baldness, irregular menses, acne, hair growth or loss and distribution, loss of muscle mass
  • Melatonin: Lack of sleep, insomnia, depression
  • Ghrelin: Excessive hunger, overeating
  • Thyroid: Hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, anxiety, irregular heartbeat, constipation, low or loss of energy, muscle pain, changes in skin or hair, depression, abnormal bleeding
  • Aldosterone: High blood pressure
  • High Cortisol: Weight gain and difficulty loosing abdominal weight, excessive stress, high blood pressure.
  • DHEA: Adrenal fatigue, joint pain, frequent sickness, loss of muscle mass
  • Neuroactive Chemical Imbalance: Depression, anxiety, hot flashes, poor sleep, ADD
  • Elevated Adrenaline: Heart palpitations, anxiety.

Since many people typically experience an imbalance of more than one hormone, you many experience any number of these symptoms as a result of imbalance.

Hormone Imbalance Treatment

Hormone imbalance is a complex medical issue. As such, a variety of options are available to treat or help. The goal is to normalize many hormones as possible using lifestyle and dietary changes as well as bioidentical hormones.
To find the best hormonal imbalance treatment for you, please (914) 245-3056 or request more information online.
Treatments for imbalanced hormones can include:

  • Changes in lifestyle, such as increased exercise, healthier diet, better sleep, achieving ideal body weight, stress management and stress reduction.
  • High quality vitamins and minerals when needed, botanicals.
  • Hormone replacement therapy (HRT), including Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) and combination therapy.

Take Control

Hormonal imbalance can cause debilitating and even life-threatening problems. Take control of your hormones. Please call (914) 245-3056 or request more information online.

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