Hormone Imbalance

Symptoms of Hormone Imbalance:

Estrogen Deficiency

  • Hot flashes/night sweats
  • Breasts less full or sagging
  • Loss of skin tone and/or increased wrinkles
  • Trouble controlling urine/leaking
  • Lack of sex drive/libido/sexual desire

Estrogen Dominance/Progesterone - Ratio

  • Hot flashes/night sweats
  • Increased anxiety
  • Weight gain
  • Bloating/water retention
  • Testosterone Deficiency
  • Lack of sex drive/libido/sexual desire
  • Decreased sexual arousal/sexual pleasure
  • Hot flashes/night sweats
  • Increased anxiety
  • Feeling fearful/afraid for no reason

Testosterone Dominance/Estrogen – Ratio

  • Hair is thinning/hair loss
  • Excess sweating
  • Increased growth of facial hair
  • Increased irritability and/or anger

Cortisol Deficiency

  • Fatigue/tired and/or exhausted
  • Memory problems/forgetfulness
  • Food cravings – carbs/salty/sweet
  • Increased anxiety
  • Decreased focus and/or attention span

Thyroid Deficiency

  • Dry skin
  • Brittle nails/ hair loss
  • Memory problems/forgetfulness
  • Fatigue/tired and/or exhausted
  • Decreased focus and/or attention span
  • Weight gain
  • Trouble thinking and/or foggy thinking
  • Constipation
  • Feeling cold or cold intolerance

Adrenal Fatigue

  • Lethargy or lack of energy
  • Difficulty getting up in the morning
  • Continuing fatigue not relieved by sleep
  • Craving salt of salty foods
  • Increased effort to do everyday tasks.
    You don’t really wake up until 10:00am,
    afternoon lows between 3 and 4pm and
    feels better after evening meal.
  • Decreased sex drive
  • Decreased ability to handle stress
  • Increased time to recover from illness, injury or trauma
  • Light-headed when standing up quickly
  • Edema/water retention
  • Mild depression
  • Less enjoyment or happiness with life
  • Increased PMS
  • Symptoms increase if meals are skipped or inadequate
  • Thoughts are less focused and more fuzzy – “brain fog”
  • Sensitive to exhaust fumes, smoke, smog
  • Decreased tolerance
  • Decreased production
  • Constipation
  • Dark circles under eyes
  • Eyes sensitive to bright lights
  • Poor circulation – cold hands and feet
  • Non-specific joint pain or arthritis
  • Allergies-food and airborne
  • Catches cold easily, slow to recover
  • Sensitive to weather changes

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