Lesson 8 Understanding Hormonal Imbalances: Symptoms and Effects

Hormonal imbalances can have a significant impact on our health and well-being. Here are some symptoms associated with estrogen deficiency, excess estrogen, androgen dominance, cortisol imbalance, as well as progesterone and testosterone deficiencies:

Cuases of Estrogen deficiency

  • Herpes
  • Headaches
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Aggression
  • Anxiety
  • Irritability
  • Mood swings
  • Blurred vision
  • Sagging skin
  • Poor sleep quality
  • Breast cancer
  • Memory problems
  • Tumors
  • Fatigue
  • Osteoporosis
  • Lethargy
  • Water retention
  • Depression
  • Decreased libido
  • Night sweats

Androgen Dominance (Male Hormone):

  • Hot flashes
  • Painful intercourse
  • Thinning hair
  • Bladder infections
  • Unusual facial hair on the face, arms, and legs

Excess Estrogen:

  • Acne breakouts
  • Low blood sugar
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Salt and fluid retention
  • Tumors
  • Foggy thought process
  • Osteoporosis
  • Migraine tension headaches
  • Water retention
  • Heavy blood flow
  • Decreased libido
  • Puffiness and bloating in the body

Cortisol Imbalance:

  • Rapid weight gain
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Anxiety
  • Blood sugar issues
  • Insomnia
  • Increased insulin levels
  • Hair loss
  • Thin dry skin
  • Headaches
  • Brown age spots
  • Fatty breasts
  • Enlarged prostate
  • Inability to exercise

Progesterone and Testosterone Deficiencies:

  • Infertility
  • Sleep disorders
  • Weight gain
  • Fatty breasts
  • Miscarriages
  • Soft erections
  • Low libido
  • Mood swings
  • Loss of muscle
  • Anxiety
  • Reduced stamina
  • Depression
  • Painful/lumpy breasts
  • Endometriosis

If you experience any of these symptoms, it’s important to consult with a healthcare professional for proper evaluation and guidance. Understanding the underlying hormonal imbalances can help develop targeted treatment plans to restore balance and improve your overall well-being.