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Hormonal Imbalance

The basics of hormonal imbalance

When we think of hormones, we often only think of the common sex hormones estrogen and testosterone. The truth is, there are many more hormones involved in the endocrine (hormone) system. In fact, most people don’t know that the liver, pancreas and adrenals all play a pivotal role in hormonal health. At Cedar Wood Natural Health Center we look at the entire body to make sure all organs and glands are balanced and functioning properly.

What causes hormonal imbalance?

There are a number of ways hormones can get out of balance. The most common cause is the consumption of excessive carbohydrates. This increase digestive hormones which then throws off all the other hormones to a certain degree. The second biggest factor is toxicity of chemicals and metals. These toxins sit on our cells and block the hormones from working. Let’s not forget about stress. Stress upsets the fragile hormone system.

When should I see a Nutrition Response Testing practitioner?

Symptoms of hormonal imbalance include hot flashes, fatigue, PMS, menopause, low libido, night sweats and acne. The main digestive hormone symptom is weight gain. Once a symptom appears, it is a good time to see a Nutrition Response Testing practitioner. Of course starting a nutrition program before symptoms appear is ideal so you don’t have to suffer.

How will Cedar Wood Natural Health Center handle my imbalances?

Everyone’s body is different; therefore, no two people require the same type of nutritional program. Our practitioners uncover the root cause of the hormonal imbalance and find the best course of action for your unique needs.

Learn more about what makes our approach so effective by requesting an appointment or giving us a call at 802-863-5828 today.