happy  hormonal balanced woman

By way of definition;
What is a hormone?

Hormones are the chemical messengers in the body that travel the bloodstream to the organs and tissues.
They slowly work and affect many of the body’s processes over time.Some of the major hormones in our bodies
includes estrogen and progesterone .

So we can infer that

A hormone imbalance is when there is too little or too much of a particular hormone in one’s body.

We can also say Hormonal Imbalance is

When the chemical messengers (Hormones) that regulate our body’s systems no longer function properly. This results in hormonal Imbalance:

There are many pointers that shows you when you are experiencing hormonal imbalance.
This is what is referred to as the symptoms of hormonal imbalance
Symptoms of hormonal imbalance includes

  • Headaches
  • Acne
  • Dizziness
  • Oily Skin
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Mood swings
  • Weight gain
  • Bloating
  • Dry skin
  • Hair loss
  • Vagina dryness
  • Fatigue
  • Irritability
  • Difficulty in getting pregnant
  • Decreased sex drive
  • Lack of concentration

If you are experiencing any of these then especially if it persists then,
there is a possibility that you are having hormonal imbalance.
Diagnosis
From experience,the symptoms of hormonal imbalance is not very easy to detect,it is advisable to go and see a reproductive specialist
such as an obstetrician or gynecologist.

They alone will be able to determine if you have hormonal imbalance in your body through your blood,urine or saliva.
In fact a simple blood test can be used to determine your hormonal levels.

You can also go for a hormonal assay in a reputable lab and see a doctor to interpret the results for you or you can manually do that here by comparing values against the normal range of values.

As you know there is no effect without a cause.

Causes Of Hormonal Imbalance
Briefly, the cause of hormonal imbalance is stress others are Toxins from the environment such as found in insecticides,cosmetics,gasoline and petrol fumes

Other forms of toxin can be found in paints,varnishes,lubricants and even ink.These products have high amounts of estrogen imitators known as xenon-estrogen.When the find their way into the body they take charge of the estrogen areas of the body and render the TRUE estrogen incapacitated and this results in hormonal imbalance.

Other causes are Eating disorders such gluttony and eating at wrong times.Consumption of foods with fat (oily foods) also is a cause of hormonal imbalance.

You can read up other foods that can trigger hormonal imbalance here

It should be noted that if infertility is left unchecked, symptoms can become severe that will not only lead to infertility but depression and obesity and consequently affect cognitive skills and memory.

And also birth control pills can alter the balance of hormones in the body.

Treatment For Hormonal Imbalance.

Treatments of hormonal imbalance starts with the individual.How she responds to guidelines that will help overturn the imbalance.

It starts with eating  diets that is rich in organic fruits and healthy vegetables. A normal meal that is encouraged from breakfast down to dinner could go like like this

Breakfast: A glass of Aloe vera…. Mango,

Lunch: Brown Rice (Ofada) and Stew with fish ……….Avocadoes

Supper: Chicken vegetable soup + wheat ……. Orange

There are different recipes that you can eat that will give you that extra bounce that will ultimately help you get over hormonal issues.

  • Sleeping eight hours each night allows the body to rest adequately to relieve stress and prepare the body for the next day activities.Lack of good sleep will cause fatigue,poor concentration and depression.

 

  • Exercising regularly is equally important.You can start with simple workouts that spans over a period of 20 to 30 minutes ech day.Please do not over do it.

 

  • Engaging and participating in activities that reduce stress , such as meditation, prayer or yoga can help restore the body’s natural balance of hormones.Simply because the main cause of hormonal imbalance which is stress is cut out considerably.

Use of Herbal Supplements.

There are herbal supplements that can also be included with the above to get desired result such supplements includes Fertilaid which is available.Though I have heard mixed results concerning this herbal remedy.

There is Female Herbal Complex by GNLD.Great product that helps to stabilize your hormones and rules out cycle irregularities.

It is important that if you want to get better results with Dietary and supplementation.It is important you detox first especially if you have more of estrogen mimicking hormones in your body.

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