Bloating, anxiety and lack of energy are some of the symptoms of hormone imbalance.
Poor diet, stress, medications, environmental estrogens, and genetics contribute to disrupted hormones.
Having a healthy hormone ratio is very important for your overall health. Hormones are part of the endocrine system and control your body’s major systems.
So, hormone imbalance can cause many health problems and weight gain is one of them.
Other symptoms of hormone imbalance:
- Thinning hair and hair loss.
- Chronic fatigue.
- Missed or irregular periods.
- Sleep disorders.
- Brain fog and poor concentration.
- Irritability and depression.
- Severe headaches.
- Loss of libido.
- Brittle splitting nails.
- Puffy and tired eyes.
- Excessive sweating while you sleep.
- Loss of appetite.
Hormone imbalance is usually treated with insulin injections, birth control pills, and synthetic hormone replacement therapies, but you can also treat this health problem naturally.
These herbs help you treat hormone imbalance:
People in Peru have been using this herb as a natural remedy for centuries. Maca is known as an adaptogen herb which means that if your thyroid gland produces more thyroid hormones, Maca reduces and regulates the production. Also, it regulates your immune system and inflammation response. Maca boosts your libido so no wonder that Peruvian people call it the ”natural viagra.”
Red raspberry leaf
Red raspberry leaf is a rich source of vitamins and minerals which improve your uterine health. This herb relieves premenstrual syndrome symptoms, cramping, heavy menstrual bleeding, painful periods, and boosts fertility in men and women.
Chaste tree berry
Chaste tree berry helps in the prevention of miscarriage in the first trimester. Also, this herb relieves symptoms associated with PMS and menopause.
Milk thistle cleanses your liver. The liver performs many bodily functions and optimized liver function rebalances your hormones. A fatty liver doesn’t break down hormones efficiently which leads to weight gain and fluid retention.