we ALL know what hormones can do to us, and how our days and lives can fluctuate because of them. But not only do hormones help regulate our moods, they are fundamental to our overall health and well-being. There are 5 major Hormonal players that all work synergistically, which means ALL of them are important to our body. They are: Estrogens ( estradiol, estrone, estriol) , progesterone, cortisol , DHEA’s, and testosterone. Here are a few symptoms that may indicate one of more of them are out of balance:
- Sleep Disturbances
- Weight gain
- Hot flashes
- Bone Loss
- Depression/Irritabily/Difficulty coping
- Breast Cancer
If you can identify with any of these, it is worth checking into. Long term, undiagnosed hormonal imbalances can be very damaging to your overall Health.
Mineral toxicities are often overlooked as a contributor to chronic health issues. Environmental exposures to toxic elements can have a profound impact on your health. An example is cadmium, which can be found in many imported jewellery products as well as in household and industrial chemicals.