Hormones are extremely potent chemicals which have a great impact on the human body and its health.
The female hormone, estrogen, is of high importance for the development of secondary female properties during puberty, promotes cell division, and regulates the menstrual cycle.
Nowadays, the modern lifestyle causes hormonal imbalances, and the estrogen levels are dramatically influenced by pollutants, pesticides, chronic stress, and unhealthy diets.
Hormonal imbalances can have three effects, including thyroid problems, adrenal fatigue, or estrogen dominance. All of these have a significant impact on the health and lifestyle.
- Thyroid Problems
The primary role of the thyroid gland is to produce thyroid hormones, which are then transported to every tissue in the body through the blood. Its impeded function affects the function of numerous organs in the body.
Globally, more than 20 million people suffer from thyroid issues.
The thyroid disease can be of more types, and the most common include hyperthyroidism (excessive activity of thyroid gland), and hypothyroidism (reduced activity of thyroid gland). These conditions can cause various symptoms, as follows:
- Anxiety, restlessness, and troubles sleeping
- Weight loss even though the appetite is increased
- Heat intolerance and profuse sweating
- Weak, slow heartbeat
- Constant fatigue and muscular weakness
- Cold intolerance
These symptoms of hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism are often treated with prescription medications, but apparently, you can try to treat them completely naturally and experience great effects.
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- Adrenal Fatigue
The adrenal fatigue is most commonly a result of stress. According to Dr. Wilson, it appears after longer periods of exhaustion, a series of stressful situations or a long period of stress, or after severe respiratory infections. It can cause damage to the adrenal cortex and thus lead to Addison’s disease.
These are the most common symptoms of adrenal fatigue:
- Low blood sugar levels
- Joint aches and pains
- Low blood pressure
- Estrogen Dominance
This is a condition when the levels of estrogen in the body are inadequate, in most cases, extremely increased. On the other hand, the progesterone is absent or in insufficient amounts.