Menstrual Pain or Hormone Imbalances
In most people imbalances occur when you produce too much estrogen and not enough progesterone.
Common Signs & Symptoms
- Changes in menstruation
- Obesity and water retention
- Mood swings, fatigue, dizziness, allergy symptoms
- Low sex drive
- Depression, anxiety and memory problems
- Water retention
- Urinary tract infections (UTI’s)
- Skin problems or acne
In most people imbalances occur when you produce too much estrogen and not enough progesterone. Hormone imbalances can stem from many things, including:
Obesity (the number one cause)
Birth control pills
Overuse of cosmetics and non organic animal products
Lack of exercise
Other causes can include living in highly polluted areas, alcohol and smoking.
Dryness in the mouth, eyes, genitalia, or abnormal heartbeat
What to do next
There can be so many reasons for hormone imbalance, for this reason see your doctor to see whether there are any medical reasons why you are experiencing difficulties. It may be that you hormone replacement therapy may help. Assess your lifestyle and the list above, to see whether there are any factors which may also be contributing to your problem.