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HOW DO I KNOW IF IT IS MY HORMONES?

Women may experience any of the follow:

  • Hot Flashes
  • Night Sweats
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • Pre-menstrual tension
  • Acne
  • Brittle Hair
  • Skin and Nails
  • Weight Gain
  • Fatigue

Men may experience any of the follow:

  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Depression
  • Loss of Motivation
  • Anxiety
  • Irritability
  • Insomnia
  • Weight Gain
  • Prostate Enlargement
  • Acne
  • Fatigue

Hormones are chemical messengers that are secreted directly into the blood stream, which carries them to organs and tissues in the body. There are many types of hormones that act on different aspects of the body processes. Some of these include:

  • Growth and Development
  • Metabolism of food items
  • Sexual function and reproductive growth & health
  • Cognitive function and mood
  • Maintenance of body temperature & thirst 

Hormones are secreted from the endocrine glands in the body. The glands are ductless, so the hormones are secreted directly into the blood stream. Some of the major endocrine glands in the body include: 

  • Pituitary gland
  • Pineal gland
  • Thymus
  • Thyroid
  • Adrenal glands
  • Pancreas
  • Testes
  • Ovaries