Natural Hormonal Balancing
Hormones can have dramatic effects on your mental, physical and emotional health.
Hormones are chemical messengers, which use our bloodstream to travel around your body, tissues and organs. There is 50+ different types of Hormones in the body, each with a specific functions, which includes controlling metabolism, reproduction, growth, mood, and sexual health. If your body is producing too little or too much of a hormone, it can make you very ill and set you up for a number of serious health problems.
Hormonal imbalances have become increasingly common with today’s fast-paced modern lifestyle. In addition, certain hormones decline with age, and some people experience a more dramatic decrease than others.
Some of the more important hormones include:-
Insulin - Makes it possible for your organs, liver and fat to absorb glucose, if the body doesn't generate enouch the blood sugar accumulates and a possibility it can lead to diabetes.
Melatonin - is produced in the pineal gland, which assist greatly with your internal body clock and your sleep/wake cycles
Estrogen - Known as female sex hormone, regulates periods, bone formation, blood clotting, health of skin and nails. Depleted can lead to low moods or depression, fluctuating levels specially during menopause leads to hot flashes, low libido, and weight gain.
Progesterone - Progesterone is a hormone that stimulates and regulates important functions, playing a role in preparing the body for conception and regulating the monthly menstrual cycle and maintaining pregnancy. Low levels cause Irregular Menstrual Cycles, Infertility, Headaches or Migraines, Mood changes, including anxiety or depression, Hot Flashes, Weight Gain, Fibroids, Endometriosis.
Testosterone - Produced in both male and female, associated with sex drive as well as muscle and bone mass, and the distribution of fat cells. Low levels cause erectile dysfunction, low sex drive, decreased semen production as well as loss of muscle and low bone density.
Cortisol - Stress hormone, natural alerts system, informing you when your in imminent danger. Consistently high cortisol levels can lead to anxiety, weight gain, migraines, heart problems, irritability, brain fog and sleep disturbances.