Are your hormones driving you crazy?
If you are not feeling like yourself and are experiencing mood swings, feeling stressed, frazzled, tired, sluggish, experiencing irregular periods, PMT, trouble losing weight, hormonal acne then it may be a sign your hormones could do with some support.
You may also be transitioning through perimenopause or menopause and need some extra support and advice.
We can help you get that spring back into your step and get you feeling balanced and like yourself again.
How do we do that?
- By assessing your signs and symptoms.
- Thyroid testing, hormone blood testing, hormone saliva testing if needed.
- Charting your cycle if needed.
- Assessing your diet, nutritional intake, and lifestyle and making changes where necessary.
- Supplementing with herbs or nutritional supplements that can support hormonal balance. This is an individual prescription to support you and your symptoms however, we start with a diet and lifestyle first approach.
- Supporting you with stress and mindfulness tools to give you extra support where you need it.
- Work alongside your GP or other health practitioner.
The Significance of Hormonal Balance:
Hormones are chemical messengers that regulate numerous bodily functions. When they are in balance, our bodies function optimally. However, when hormonal imbalances occur, they can lead to a range of health issues. Some of the key functions influenced by hormones include:
- Mood and Emotions
- Metabolism and Weight Regulation
- Sleep Patterns
- Reproduction and Fertility
- Skin Health
- Bone Density
- Immune Function
- Stress Response
Some of the key hormones we look at are:
Estrogen: Regulates menstrual cycles, supports bone health, and influences mood.
Progesterone: Balances the effects of estrogen, promotes fertility, and aids in maintaining pregnancy.
Testosterone: Crucial for libido, muscle mass, and bone density in both men and women.
Cortisol: The “stress hormone” affects stress response and immune function.
Thyroid Hormones: T3 and T4 regulate metabolism, energy levels, and body temperature.
Insulin: Regulates blood sugar levels and influences fat storage.
Melatonin: Controls the sleep-wake cycle and supports a restful night’s sleep.