BALANCE YOUR HORMONES AND REPRODUCTIVE WELLNESS
Balancing Hormone Health
Various functions in your body are coordinated by hormones by way of chemical signals.. By carrying messages through your blood to your organs, skin, muscles and other tissues, these signals tell your body what to do and when to do it. Hormones are essential for life and your health.
A hormonal imbalance happens when you have too much or too little of one or more hormones — your body’s chemical messengers. It’s a broad term that can represent many different hormone-related conditions. There are common hormone concerns that be at the root of issues pertaining to your reproductive health.
Hormonal Issues, Hormone Imbalances & Other Health Concerns
While PCOS is a relatively common medical condition, researchers don’t yet understand exactly what triggers the hormonal changes of this condition, but some factors include genetics, lifestyle, insulin levels, and inflammation.
Research shows that higher levels of estrogen can affect the endometrial tissue outside of the uterus leading to inflammation and pain. Lifestyle changes such as regular exercise and dietary changes can have a positive impact on quality of life.
Thyroid disorders are one of the most common hormonal issues plaguing Canadians, with hypothyroidism affecting roughly 2 in every 100 people, and prevalence rates increase with age. Hyper/Hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s can often be aan overlooked cause of cycle issues in women.
Although common, many factors can help minimize the symptoms of PMS. A multifaceted approach using bodywork and physical therapy along with diet and lifestyle modifications can offer relief.
Symptoms can include heavy menstrual bleeding, painful periods, pain during sex, feeling of fullness in the pelvic area, constipation, lower back pain. Nutrition, exercise, weight maintenance, and other positive lifestyle factors can have a positive impact.
Around menopause, hormones can fluctuate giving rise to numerous hormone related issues such as hot flashes, heavy bleeding and weight gain. Natural alternatives, including diet and lifestyle can often help with guidance from a professional.
Find out how we can help regain hormone balance by reaching out today.
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