Women’s hormones all work together like a symphony. When it comes to imbalance it may be serious health issue with numerous consequences. That is why we must take care about our adrenal functions and hormonal levels in our body.
Here we are going to give you 7 most common symptoms of hormonal imbalances:
1.Persistent Weigh Gain
Numerous of women have hormonal imbalance which makes it difficult to maintain a healthy weight. They may start healthy diet and regular exercises but they will still gain weight.
If you eat more than you need you should consult your doctor. Cravings and excess eating are adrenal fatigue, insulin resistance or other hormonal imbalance. (1)
Every woman has a problem with acne before her period, but if the acnes are deep, cystic all the time, then it could be androgens imbalance.
Sleep problems usually happens because of the sharp drop in the hormone progesterone. This hormone has relaxing effects and when its levels are low it makes us feel restless. You may suffer from this before your period or after giving birth. (2)
If you feel fatigue which is not caused by overwork or exercise you should suspect on hormonal changes. This may be caused of the high levels of cortisol, a hormone responsible for the tension you experience. (3)
When we have reduced progesterone our body may experience estrogen dominance such as hot flashes, night sweats and weight gain. This usually happens because excessive cortisol blocks progesterone receptors. (4)
7.Irregular or absent periods
Women who have increased irregularities in their period must know that it is a result of a disruption in the hormonal activity that controls menstruation. We are talking about imbalance in estrogen and progesterone. If you are one of them you should immediately consult your doctor. (5)