petak, 21. srpnja 2017.

Hormonal imbalance in women and how to recognize and treat

Hormone imbalance symptoms and natural treatment

Torture you heavy, painful and irregular periods or hot flashes? Cultivate it and neither do themselves from what? Did you know that these are the  symptoms of hormone imbalance ?
Hormones are responsible for the coordinated work of all the organs in our body. If there is a disturbance of their important it is back on track to the body again seamlessly functioned.
If you have a hormonal imbalance treatment may be in a natural way. Stay with us and find out how you can affect food on this disorder?
Below read that these are natural methods of symptom relief. What are the factors that affect our hormonal status and  how it manifests hormonal imbalance ?

What are hormones and what they serve?

Hormones  are different chemical compounds by means of which the transfer is made in the body of certain signals. Serve as a form of communication between cells or glands that secrete them and target tissues or organs in which they operate. In our body are produced by the endocrine glands.
Hormonal regulation of the body next to the nervous system has an important role in controlling the functioning of our body. Are important for the smooth operation of the whole organism. They have a role in metabolism, reproduction, or influenced by our mood and mental state (eg. Serotonin, dopamine). So to us it is already clear how important it is to prevent a hormonal imbalance.
If there is some kind of meaning in the secretion of these substances that our body immediately felt. It can lead to various health problems. Some of the common symptoms of hormonal disorder in women obesity, the occurrence of pain, insomnia, reduced sex drive and many other ailments.

What are the endocrine glands?

The so-called "biological clock" actually exists in our body. It is actually a gland below the nominal  hypothalamus  and is located in the brain. It is divided into two parts. The pineal gland hormones regulate their day-night cycle of sleep. While the hormones of the pituitary gland have an impact on the feeling of thirst, hunger, sexual desire, but also the heart and respiratory system. Plays a role in the regulation of body temperature.
Often mentioned thyroid gland, and the second name thyroid also secretes hormones that affect the body. It is located at the bottom of the door. Produces hormones  thyronine, thyroxine and calcitonin  , which are important for growth, the pace of metabolic processes and energy production. The body often created their hormonal imbalance.
Parathyroid or parathyroid gland produces hormones that regulate the metabolism of calcium and phosphorus. It consists of four parts and is located behind the thyroid with which it is associated. Then pancreas or pancreas their hormones regulate the amount of free sugar in the bloodstream. It is located in the abdominal cavity, with the upper hand. Lights  glucagon  and  insulin . Pancreatic hormone imbalance due to first occurrence of diabetes.
The adrenal glands also has two functional parts, the choir and the central part. As the name suggests is located above the kidneys. Light cortisol, cortisone, epinephrine-called stress hormone, and smaller amounts of the male and female sex hormones.
hormonal imbalance in women

Disruption of sex hormones in women

Hormonal imbalance in women is usually caused by disorders of the normal range just sex hormones. For changes in mood disorders or during the cycle, they are the main culprits.
The ovaries secrete the female sex hormones. A key for  normal menstrual cycle women  are  progesterone and estrogen . They allow normal development and release of egg cells.
Estrogen has another role in the development of secondary sexual characteristics. It has an impact on the creation and distribution of fat deposits characteristic of the female body. However, natural progesterone his role much more manifest in the period of pregnancy. Also referred to as "protector of pregnancy", because of its importance for making the world a healthy baby. After giving birth to its level reduced to normal levels.
Prolactin plays a role in normal operation of the milk glands, but it pituitary. It is especially important during breastfeeding, when the time its concentration decreases.
The testicles in men secrete  testosterone and androsterone , which are responsible for producing sperm. However, testosterone is present in women, where it is important to balance with the female sex hormones.

The normal variation of the hormone throughout life

The body of a woman happen cyclical changes in the level of sex hormones. Because of these changes leads to maturation and ovulation of oocytes.
In the days of ovulation in addition to them, the adrenal glands also creates more cortisol. This can cause poor memory, reduced concentration and ability to concentrate these days.
This infamous  PMS  , which can be a tedious and has its explanation. Hormonal imbalance in this part of the cycle leading to the well-known problems. Glad that women feel before your period can be explained in that light more insulin and increasing demand for food.
Migraines and headaches are common immediately before or after menstruation. As insomnia due to falling progesterone. Then, feeling swollen stomach these days, irritability, bloating and swollen breasts due to fluid retention.
Hormonal imbalance and pregnancy are naturally connected and completely normal. Therefore pregnancy is called the "second state".
In children this is the case during puberty when the body is "maturing". In younger due to changes in hormones caused pimples, acne, oily hair and skin.
In menopause due to decreased estrogen levels are frequent hot flashes. Or may occur in the second period of life as a result of hormonal imbalance.
Decreased sex drive  also is due to low levels of estrogen.
But for every age and phases of the cycle are normal. Any major deviation from these values ​​mainly reflected in our body in some way.

The symptoms of hormonal imbalance and the first warning signs

Surely you've heard of someone that his rapid thyroid, for what is distinctive fast metabolism. It may also be reduced, and its function, which in turn causes lower activity. For disruption of thyroid hormone symptoms in both cases is the same exhibit. Disturbances in the menstrual cycle, heart palpitations, sudden changes in body weight, loss of hair and nails.
If they parathyroid ice lights too can lead to the formation of kidney stones as well as light breaking bones. While reduced work these glands causes loss of sensation in hands, feet and tingling feeling in them. In extreme cases leads even temporary paralysis. During menopause naturally result in reduced thyroid like.
Imbalance of hormones produced by the pancreas in the generation of diabetes. For diabetes typical symptoms are fatigue, continuous thirst and variation in body weight.
If the work of the adrenal gland increased, the light is more male sex hormones. This causes acne,  excess hair  in both sexes as well as enhanced libido. A disrupts the menstrual cycle.

What are the most common problems with the female hormones

In any age can develop a hormonal disorder in women, symptoms for this are various. Imbalance of estrogen or progesterone is manifested changes in the cycle. Painful menstruation , disturbances in the regularity and abundance, or its absence.
Changes in the skin such as acne, psoriasis, swollen and sore breasts. The appearance of hair growth on the face, weight gain without any reason, water retention in the body. Then, oily skin, increased hair loss, the appearance of growths in the womb, even the occurrence of endometriosis.
Hormonal imbalance can lead to other health problems. Such as high blood pressure, low blood glucose levels and disorders in the function of the thyroid gland.
There is a susceptibility to fungal infections in general and frequent urinary tract infections. Reduced sex drive, low libido and lack of conception are common in these situations.
Disorders of hormones often lead to changes in mood and mental illnesses. Sleep problems, depression and anxiety, nervousness, panic attacks, lack of concentration and self-confidence, migraines, fatigue and dizziness.

Disorders of male sex hormones

Hormonal imbalance in men may be due to excess testosterone  manifests aggressive behavior and excessive having significant impulses . While a reduced amount of points to the potential problem of infertility and decreased sperm count.
The symptoms of hormone imbalance are lack of energy, decreased libido, hair loss and muscle mass. Also often accompanies them and reduced ability to get an erection.
But women can have problems with these hormones. For  an excess of male hormones in women symptoms are often manifested by excessive sweating, acne and increased hirsutism. Or may have an impact on the occurrence of polycystic ovary, infertility, irregular menstruation or its absence.
Rising levels of androgens  can cause high blood pressure, lead to diabetes, heart disease and increased cholesterol. While the lack of testosterone exerts the appearance of dry hair, skin and nails and reduced libido.

What is more specific to the hormonal imbalance?

In addition to these typical changes, for  lack of progesterone symptoms  are spontaneous abortions, premature births and generally difficult to maintain a pregnancy. While disruption of prolactin secretion leads to a shortage of milk during lactation.
If the secretion of estrogen and progesterone increasingly reduced, can be formed  fibrosis uteri . This is a thickening of the wall of the uterus, often in the form of changes such as lumps up to the size of an egg. As a result of these changes may cause heavy bleeding during menstruation. Or there is bleeding between menstruation. This happens most often comes with menopause, when hormonal balance disrupted.
Then hormonal imbalance may lead to breast cancer, in the case of removal of the ovaries or the hormonal therapy. Due to the reduction in the level of progesterone, as well as the use of oral contraceptive pills.
During menopause, the hormonal status changes, there is a cessation of ovulation and reduces the level of progesterone. While the production of estrogen increases, and thus may cause excessive proliferation of cells. At one point mutations can occur and the development of tumors.

What causes imbalance of hormones?

As we said, there are life stages when the body changes in these periods are normal changes in hormones. This occurs during puberty and in the period when appearances  menopause .
Hormonal fluctuations are characteristic of prior periods, and of course during pregnancy.
However, hormonal imbalance as a medical disorder caused by harmful influence of external factors. Due to the introduction of artificial hormones in the body longer period of time. Then can permanently disturb those that the body itself produces. Then, as a result of the occurring due to thyroid disease, or due to diabetes.
Exposure to harmful chemical substances, irregular sleep, strict diets and malnutrition can affect hormones.
Frequent consumption of alcohol, caffeine and smoking, excessive use of drugs, physical inactivity and stress are the main adverse factors. Stress directly affects synthesis of cortisol, which is a response to exposure to harmful influences.
Fungal infection Candida can also make all the chaos in our body, if not treated on time. One of those bad things is exactly the hormone disorder in women. Lights substances that have estrogenic effect on our body. Therefore, the body's natural production of estrogen decreases. Thus even affect the synthesis of thyroid and thyroxine.
Contraceptive methods such as pills carry with them some risks, although the hormone share of them very small. Can have an impact on obesity, mood and increase the risk of stroke and heart attack. Using longer a possibility of development of liver tumors, breast cancer, the appearance of hypertension or hypothyroidism.
Avoid using products such as hair dyes, soap, acetone, nail polishes that contain any of the following ingredients. Compound  triloksan, paraben, formaldehyde, ammonia, diaminobenzene, peroxide, glycolic acid.

What should be avoided in the case of disorders in hormone levels

Dairy products influence the hormone imbalance, if the cows were subjected to hormonal treatment or treatment with antibiotics. Such milk, and eggs can cause a number of processes that will result in increased new androgens.
Throw out the diet soy, including soy milk, which due to its phytohormones has an impact on our hormones. Make an effort to reduce the use of white sugar, and avoid sweets. Caffeine has an impact on increasing the level of cortisol, which in turn weakens featured Internet thyroid gland. Omega-6 fatty acids from vegetable oils can affect the hormonal balance.
Hormonal imbalances caused by the poisons that unconsciously into our body as food that is full of hormones. Pesticides that can linger in vegetables and fruits, plastic packaging and bags, have an impact on health.
All substances that have effect on the body similar to estrogen badly affected. They disturb the hormonal balance and over time can lead to the formation of tumors.
If you suffer from an excess of estrogen, avoid foods rich in phytoestrogens, such as flax seeds, sesame and sunflower. So soybeans and other legumes such as peas and beans. Normally these are healthy foods that maintain hormone balance, but of course in moderation.

How food affects hormones?

Natural regulation of hormones depends on the proper operation ednokrinih glands that produce them. You need to be physically active and take care of a healthy diet for the normal functioning of the organism.
Under the healthy foods are  fish, whole grains, fruits and vegetables . They are rich in fiber and thus affect the operation of the hose that is connected to the level of glucose in the blood. Green vegetables such as kale, broccoli, cabbage and broccoli are rich in anti-cancer substances, also have a preventive effect on breast cancer.
Calcium  is important to enter the body. Especially in the case of women as much as 40 percent of the minerals in the blood may be lost during menstruation. In order to replace it and prevent osteoporosis, make sure of this.
Magnesium  relieves the symptoms of PMS and regulates hormone disorder in women. Bananas, almonds, cocoa, linseed and various vegetables rich in this vital mineral.
Zinc  is much needed for proper production of testosterone. In large quantities it has in shellfish, red meat, peanuts and dark chocolate. Since vitamins are also necessary for the hormone balance, particularly important are those of the B complex, vitamin C and E.

Regulation of hormone naturally

For hormonal imbalance natural treatment is very effective. There are various preparations based on fruit chasteberries which have proved excellent for normalizing the hormonal balance. Ingredients Konopljike regular use help with problems with the cycle.
Seaweed affect the balanced operation of the thyroid gland, among other things because of the wealth of potassium, iron and iodine.
The herb licorice has a similar effect as cortisol. Well it is used in case of reduced levels of this hormone in the body, the hall in small quantities.
While dandelion in addition to regulating hormones, yet cleanses the body of toxins and bacteria.
Leaves have calms the entire endocrine system, and it is good and to relieve the symptoms of menopause.
Basil is excellent in the regulation of blood glucose and decreases the level of cortisol in the body. Therefore, it is good as a  tea for the regulation of hormones of the adrenal gland , if their level is elevated.
Basil leaves are boiled for 10 minutes and strain it.

If you have a hormonal imbalance consume omega-3 fat

Omega 3 fatty acids have an impact on the synthesis of hormones and the places where the cell membrane is not acting hormonal signals. So you have to hormonal imbalance and healthy foods rich in these fatty acids. These are butter, soybean, oily fish, olive oil, walnuts, pumpkin, flax, chia seeds.
The root of the plant Peruvian poppy stronger libido and increase fertility.
Taken up a small amount of its powder with water, tea, juice, or yogurt, and drinks.
It contains a lot of iron, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, zinc, iodine, calcium and essential fatty acids. Use it every day for two to three months and will regulate hormone levels.
If you have high levels of androgen hormones is necessary to reduce body weight, changing diet. Use foods that have a low glycemic index.
Use high-fiber foods that make up the metabolism of testosterone increases, and its expulsion from the body.
Some sports (recommended yoga) and try to avoid stress as much as possible. Then zinc deficiency may be the cause of elevated androgens. So eat foods rich in these minerals such as pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds and legumes.

Reduce the symptoms of menopause and regulate the cycle

In the normal cycle try to regulate hormones naturally.
Marigold is an ideal plant for women problems. It relieves symptoms during menses, hormones regulate  especially the estrogen increased . While providing assistance in the case of endometriosis. Boosts immunity, protects against infection, has a positive impact on digestion and elimination of acne.
Borage plant  is excellent for regulating both too long and too short menstuacija. Impact on the sick and abundant menstuacije and effective is with infertility.
Parsley is also a great food to get you regulate menstualni cycle. It is rich in vitamin C and iron, and also contains vitamins A and B. Great proved to be tea for hormone imbalance.
Red raspberry  is often in blends of teas to regulate menstruation, reduce cramps and pain. For pregnant women is a great food as well as a tea to relieve morning sickness and for better milk secretion.
Hormonal disorders caused by low level of estrogen is particularly common during menopause. For alleviating the symptoms of the disorder suitable foods are sesame, linseed oil and hemp oil. Primarily are effective due to the content of phytoestrogens.
This plant hormones is rich and red clover. You can drink tea from this plant or use a tincture or its alcoholic solution.
One of the generally known folk medicines for hormonal disorders during menopause in women body is  fenugreek seed . It also contains substances that act like estrogen in the human body.
Pretend like tea and drink 2-3 times a day.
Mug of tea from this herb  daily or occasionally in addition to having an antidepressant effect, improves libido and alleviates hot flashes.

Other tips and recommendations for hormone disorder

To get the right diagnosis, it is necessary to consult a doctor immediately if you notice any of these symptoms. If you have a hormonal imbalance, it is important to accurately establish which hormones are concerned and what are the causes of imbalances. In addition, it is important to know whether the cause hormonal disorders their deficiency or excess.
Only after that can naturally regulate your hormones. Be sure not to attempt self-treatment if you are not sure on which hormones need to influence. To avoid backfires and more serious health problems, consult your practitioner.
However hormonal imbalance was present or not, to prevent the problem is always the best solution. For good health it does not seem to refer to the healthy and varied diet, and physical activity.

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