Hormones got you down?!

Hormones.  We can blame them for a lot of things!  They affect everything from mood to weight, our skin, fertility, sex drive and even our energy levels.  When these little buggers are out of sync we start to experience things like anxiety, acne, irritable bowl syndrome, and so many more issues. 

Did you know there is a way to work on resetting our hormones?  Yes, you heard that right! Sick of suffering with those painful periods? Have you been trying to get pregnant but are unable to and have no medical explanation to why? Is your sex drive MIA?  PCOS got you down?  If you improve the harmony of your body’s hormones these symptoms can improve.  If you’re not sure if your hormones could be the issue, take a look at the list below.  The symptoms listed are all components of a hormonal system that needs support. 

Metabolism and Stress Symptoms 

  • Carb cravings/binging

  • Sugar and chocolate cravings

  • Reliance on coffee, soda and energy drinks

  • Consuming more than 3 alcohol based drinks per week

  • Skipping meals

  • Anxiety

  • Insomnia

  • Waking up during sleep

  • Headaches

  • Low libido

  • Facial/body hair

  • Weight gain

  • Hypothyroidism 

  • Metabolic syndrome

Elimination Symptoms  

  • Irritable bowel syndrome

  • Oily skin

  • Bloating and water retention

  • Acne or cystic acne

  • Dandruff

  • Eczema

  • Hair loss

  • Constipation

  • Diarrhea or loose stools

  • Body odor

  • Night Sweats

Cycle Symptoms  

  • Mood Swings

  • PMS

  • Irregular cycles

  • Fibroids

  • Ovarian Cysts

  • Cystic breasts

  • Breast tenderness

  • PCOS

  • Unexplained infertility

  • Cramps

  • Heavy periods

  • Painful periods

  • Missing periods

  • Migraines

  • Depression

If you circled any of those symptoms let’s schedule a functional medicine consultation and decode your hormonal needs together.  Schedule HERE.