Women experience different issues at different times of their lives, whether it’s teenagers battling with acne, to PMS taking over your life and possible your families! Don’t despair, there is a huge amount we can do to help ourselves. Hormones have the greatest effect on how you feel from day to day. There can be many factors that affect your hormones from age to diet to chemicals in the environment.
Hormones are the chemical messengers in the body that travel through the bloodstream to nearly every organ and tissue in our body. The glands of the endocrine system release many hormones and an imbalance in one hormone can have a knock on effect on others. There can be too much oestrogen, too little progesterone, increased testosterone to too much cortisol. Hormone imbalances are now a common health issues seen in our society today.
Some of the most common side effects of hormone imbalance include:
- Weight gain
- Low libido
Our diet plays a very important role in hormone balancing. A good balanced diet with a wide variety of foods high in nutrients can help the body to successfully produce and detoxify hormones, thus keeping the correct balance within our bodies.
When our body has different symptoms it is trying to tell us something we, want to find out what this is. Here at Nutrition4Living we will work at getting the body back in balance.