hormonal imbalance

Your hormones connect your organs at a cellular level to ensure that everything works together to do what’s best for you. But because this beautiful and sophisticated system is vulnerable to many factors, many women over 35 have symptoms of hormonal imbalance.

Hormonal imbalances can occur with almost any organ system, including the ovaries/uterus, adrenals, thyroid, pancreas (insulin) and more. Symptoms of hormonal balance can seriously disrupt your life and over time may lead to serious disease.

Conventional doctors often don’t understand the complex connections that different hormones have to each other. That can make it harder for you to find symptom relief.

But you can bring your hormones back into balance and feel like yourself again. We’ve seen time and again how a combination approach with specialized supplements, a wellness-supporting diet, and exercise that you enjoy can restore balance and relieve symptoms.

All you need to do is learn the basics about hormonal balance and how to take charge of your health again. So, let’s get started!

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Symptoms of hormonal imbalance, reviewed by Dr. Mary James, ND. If you’ve been experiencing weight gain, irritability, irregular periods or changes to your hair, your symptoms may be caused by hormonal imbalance. Over time your symptoms can turn into a bigger problem that can jeopardize your health and wellbeing. Find the right path to feeling better now.

Is your doctor helpless when it comes to your hormones? From weight gain and fatigue to irritability and serious health issues, hormonal imbalance symptoms can complicate your life in lots of ways. So why is it so hard to get your doctor to understand what’s going on? Find out more now.

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Endocrine disorders in women, by Dr. Mary James, ND. Endocrine imbalances in women can threaten their health and well-being on a daily basis. While some disorders are more serious than others, all of them have the potential to derail your life. Learn more about these hormonal issues and how they are best managed.

Hormone tests and what they mean. When it comes to key tests in a hormone panel, what they measure and what the results mean, levels and ranges will vary from lab to lab. We give you a very general idea of what high or low levels of a particular hormone may indicate.

Estrogen levels and estrogen dominance. Estrogen dominance occurs when estrogen levels are high compared to levels of progesterone. It's especially common in the early stages of the menopause transition. Learn more.

Is sugar sabotaging your hormones?, by Dr. Sarika Arora, MD. Did you know that high sugar/high carb diets can directly affect your PMS, menopause and perimenopause symptoms? Learn how changing what you eat can increase energy, improve moods and resolve hot flashes. Dr. Arora offers 4 tips to keep you balanced, satisfied and symptom-free.

Is anxiety the new hot flash? Our nearly decade-long study reveals that anxiety and other stress-related symptoms have surpassed hot flashes as the top symptom of hormonal imbalance in women.

3 Hormonal issues before menopause. Many women think there’s plenty of time before they have to think about hormonal imbalance, but we know that isn’t the case. Weight gain, cravings, irritability and fatigue are just a few of the symptoms of hormonal imbalances that can occur at any age – and more women than ever are suffering from them.

Hair loss in women, reviewed by Dr. Mary James, ND. Thinning hair is a common and emotionally devastating problem for women in perimenopause and menopause. Once you understand that your hair is a reflection of your overall health picture, you can take natural steps to improve your health and reverse thinning hair.

Interstitial cystitis. Growing awareness of interstitial cystitis, an often-misdiagnosed source of pelvic pain for women, has shown a connection between IC and hormonal imbalance. Learn about how IC is identified and treatments for interstitial cystitis.

Premature ovarian failure or POF — what you can do, reviewed by Dr. Sarika Arora, MD. Premature ovarian failure happens when ovaries slow or stop production of mature eggs and reproductive hormones before the age of 40. Here are the causes, health concerns and ways you can take care of your body naturally.