Hormones are a very important part of our lives and most people do not pay attention to them until something goes wrong. Unfortunately, these changes may have some annoying effects in everyday life. It’s time to learn how to identify whether your hormones are healthy and what are revealing.
- Chronic fatigue
Everyone feels tired at times, but if this happens too often, it is a hormonal disorder. If you have too much progesterone, you will feel sleepy. Another cause of fatigue is dysfunction of the thyroid gland, and it can be diagnosed by blood test.
It is possible that your progesterone level is too low, and if it’s a problem, you will have trouble sleeping.
- Problems with memory
Changes in the estrogen and progesterone can make it difficult to remember things or to think clearly. It can also be a problem with the thyroid gland and talk to your doctor about this.
- Constant acne
It is normal acne occur when you are in the menstrual cycle, but if last longer, then you have a problem with androgen, which is why you have clogged pores and glands work too slowly.
- Stomach problems
There are many reasons for abdominal pain, bloating, or nausea. The stomach is sensitive to changes in hormones and therefore it can happen this to you.
Many things can cause a headache, but if it is happening every month at the same time, it may be that your estrogen decreases.
- Changes in breasts
This is important. If you feel that they are less dense, estrogen levels decline, and if they are thicker than usual, the level of estrogen increases. In any case, talk to your doctor.
- Irregular menstruation
If your menstrual cycle changes every month and is not common, it means that you have too much or too little estrogen or progesterone. Unfortunately, it is difficult to say which of these two and so talk to your doctor because there is a possibility that it is about the ovaries.
- Hot flashes and night sweats
Anyone approaching menopause knows how this is disturbing and is usually caused by low estrogen.
- Changes in mood or depression
Sudden changes in estrogen can cause problems with brain chemicals such as dopamine and serotonin. This may cause changes in mood or feeling of depression.
- Increased appetite
When estrogen declines, may affect another hormone, leptin, which controls your hunger.
If this is caused by your hormones, it means that you have too much or too little estrogen or progesterone.
- The decline in libido
If you feel less interested in intimate relationships, you may experience a drop in testosterone.