Hormones imbalances: Causes and Symptoms


Hormonal imbalances are multi-factorial disorders. They are the result of a combination of various factors such as your diet, medical history, genetics, stress levels, and exposure to toxins from your environment.  

Some of the most common signs of a hormone imbalance

  • Infertility 
  • Irregular periods
  • Unexplained weight gain or weight loss
  • Depression 
  • Anxiety
  • Fatigue
  • Insomnia
  • Low libido
  • Changes in appetite
  • Digestive issues
  • Hair loss and hair thinning

Some of the major's contributors to hormonal imbalances

  • Food allergies 
  • Gut problems/Leaky gut
  • Being overweight or obese
  • High levels of inflammation caused by a poor diet and a sedentary lifestyle
  • Genetic susceptibility
  • Toxicity (exposure to pesticides, toxins, cigarettes, excessive alcohol, and harmful chemicals)
  • Lack of sleep and rest
  • Hight Stress

There are some natural treatments to help you balance your hormones, these include eating an anti-inflammatory diet, consuming omega-3s, getting good sleep, exercising, and controlling your stress levels. To learn more, check my post on 8 Ways to Balance your Hormones Naturally.

Let me help you to create a nutritional and lifestyle plan to achieve your health goals.