Keep in mind that it’s normal to experience symptoms of hormonal imbalances during puberty, your monthly menstrual cycle, pregnancy, perimenopause or menopause.
During these natural cycles in every woman’s life, the levels of your reproductive hormones change, and you’ll feel the associated symptoms.
But if you experience hormone imbalances at other times, it can lead to health problems, including polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), early menopause, osteoporosis, thinning hair and more.
If your thyroid gland isn’t functioning as it should, thyroid hormones can become imbalanced.
Symptoms of a thyroid deficiency include fluid retention, fatigue, dry skin and brain fog.
On the other hand, too much of thyroid hormone can lead to concentration problems, fast heart rate, and sudden weight loss.
If cortisol becomes imbalanced – the “stress” hormone – it can cause adrenal fatigue, obesity, heart disease and chronic fatigue.
An imbalance of insulin, usually caused by pre-diabetes and diabetes, can result in high blood sugar levels, blood vessel damage, weight gain, and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
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