It is really surprising that when we utter the term ‘hormones’ the sexual connotation comes to mind. Most women would associate it with menopause. But the fact is hormones affect your life from birth to death. Generally hormone imbalance affects women in their 40s and 50s but we are increasingly witnessing cases where this problem has affected women in their mid-30s. Bad lifestyle, pollution, diet, toxins xenoestrogens that you are exposed to is one of the major reasons behind this problem. It is important for you to take note of the symptoms of what can appropriately termed as warning signs of hormone imbalance.
Abnormal Weight Gain
Are you witnessing abnormal weight gain despite maintaining a healthy lifestyle, diet and being involved in physical activity? This might be a result of emerging insulin imbalance and you should try cutting down on processed foods, sugar and wheat.
Fat around Your Belly
Weight around the belly can be distressing and this happens when the endocrine system is under stress. It results in your body storing fat around the belly die to less secretion of certain hormones and overproduction of others such as cortisol.
Craving for Food
Do you find your appetite abnormal? This is a common sign of adrenal fatigue, insulin resistance, and other hormonal imbalances which result is increased carving for food even though you have eaten more than what you require. In such cases you need to immediately cut down on sugar, alcohol, dairy products and wheat and resist going for that extra bite.
Low Libido & Insomnia
Is your sexual life disturbed? This is a one of the most common signs of hormonal imbalance. This starts with your sleep disorder which is due to physical stress and increases cortisol levels. Lack of sleep reduces the production of sexual hormone and leads to problems in your sexual life.
Are you experiencing night sweats and hot flashes? Though in some cases this can be caused by emotions that trigger that increases internal temperature it is often a result of hormonal imbalance.
If you are feeling tired past mid-morning even after having slept long enough it could be one of the most common signs of hormonal imbalance. Under this condition it is normal for you to feel sluggish throughout the day. You need to ensure that your blood sugar levels are optimum and also check on your diet.
Anxiety & Depression
You get depressed too soon and even the smallest of issues leads to anxiety in your life. Anti-depressants aren’t the solution as your body has developed hormone imbalance, turned toxic and unable to reenergize itself.
Problems with Digestion
Gastric, bloating and slow digestions aren’t the signs of gastronomical disorder alone as these could be signs of imbalance in your hormones. If regular medication hasn’t helped you with these problems you need to consult a hormone balancing specialist.
If you are experiencing any of these problems you need to immediately opt for a hormone balancing therapy.