Suffering from fatigue, mood swings or painful periods? Nature’s Farm can help you cope with hormonal imbalance.
A woman’s body is truly incredible for its ability to withstand life’s major phases: monthly periods, pregnancy, childbirth and menopause. However, in recent years, more women from as young as 30 years old reportedly suffer from what is called “female hormone crisis”, or hormonal imbalance.
As the name suggests, hormonal imbalance occurs when the levels of one or more hormones in the body are too high or too low, resulting in possible side effects to mental, reproductive and sexual health.
What causes hormonal imbalance?
Lifestyle choices play a critical role in our well-being. Unfortunately, most young working adults have to deal with stress, long work hours, a poor diet and insufficient sleep. Research shows that staying up late regularly causes male hormone levels to increase and female hormone levels to decrease. In addition, stress and poor nutrition affect the pituitary gland, and this may contribute to endocrine disorders such as diabetes, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism or polycystic ovary syndrome.
Symptoms of hormonal imbalance include headaches, fatigue, lower-back pain, irritability and chills. Some women may also suffer from irregular or painful periods, weight gain, acne or, in serious cases, fertility problems.
How to cope
Fortunately, you have many ways to cope with hormonal changes. Among these are getting plenty of rest every night and maintaining a healthy, balanced diet. As a hectic lifestyle can make it difficult to get optimal nutritional intake from food alone, we may need to complement our diets with supplements that help enhance our good health.
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