Our hormones are basically chemicals that transmit signals from one cell in our body to another. They are responsible for regulating a variety of things that range from a person’s blood pressure to their sleeping patterns. They are important for various processes, such as growth, appetite, cell repair, reproduction, regulation of pain and fertility.
Hormones exist throughout the body and by sending messages out to organs they maintain a balance that keeps people healthy and content. Since hormones influence so many of our physiological aspects, outward symptoms of hormonal imbalance are very diverse. The patient may simply feel tired.
Other symptoms of hormonal imbalance are: nervousness, insomnia, anxiety, poor concentration and loss of appetite. People with hormonal imbalance are also irritable and experience mood swings very often.
There are also physical symptoms of hormonal imbalance which include acne, night sweats, hair loss, sudden gain of weight, reduced libido, painful and irregular periods (with women), sometimes also infertility.
Few remaining hormonal imbalance symptoms include:
2. Autoimmune disorders (e.g. erthematosis, lupus, thyroiditis, Sjogren’s disease)
3. Breast Cancer
4. Breast cysts
5. Gallbladder disease
6. High blood pressure
8. Bigger Blood clotting (increasing risk of strokes)
10. Magnesium deficiency (need for sugar)
11. Memory lapses
12. Itchy skin
13. Sore and aching joints, tendons and tense muscles
14. Gas pain
15. Sudden bouts of bloat
19. Gastrointestinal distress
20. More allergies
21. Weight gain
22. Thinning hair
23. More facial hair
25. Different body odor
26. Occasional loss of balance
27. Feeling of Electric shock in the head and under the skin
28. Increased bleeding of gum
29. Burning roof of mouth and tongue,
30. Bad taste in mouth
31. Different mouth odor
32. Osteoporosis (in a few years)
33. Fingernails are softer, they crack or also break easier
34. Tingling in ears
36. Polycystic ovaries
37. Fast heart beat
39. A drying out that can include vagina, eyes, joints, mouth and skin.
40. Feelings of doom
42. Uterine cancer
43. Yeast infection
When we notice hormonal imbalance symptoms it is advisable to visit a doctor. Nowadays doctors perform very accurate tests with the samples of saliva, blood, or urine to detect our level of hormones and determine if they are within a range that is still normal. After the tests doctors decide a course of a suitable therapy.