Posts tagged hormones
Natural Treatment for Menopause

Menopause is the time when women’s menstrual period completely ceases, occurring when the ovaries cease producing the hormones oestrogen and progesterone. Initially symptoms of peri-menopause, such as irregular periods, heavy or light periods, and hot flushes will arise, before the onset of menopause.

On average, women experience menopause at 51 but can occur as early as 40 or as late as 55 years old. About 50% of women will experience uncomfortable symptoms, which could persist for between 2-8 years.

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Can What You Eat Affect Your Hormones?

A hormonal imbalance can significantly impact mood, appetite, and overall health. Some factors are beyond a person's control however, manageable elements such as stress and the diet can influence hormone levels.

The endocrine system circulates hormones, which perform various functions throughout the day.

Even small changes in hormone levels can result in adverse effects, including extra stress on the body. Symptoms can grow worse over time, and a hormonal imbalance can lead to chronic issues.

For some people, making simple lifestyle changes can help to restore levels of hormones.

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