Hormones, the body’s chemical messengers, play a crucial role in the body metabolism and reproduction. They are secreted by the endocrine glands, namely pituitary, thyroid, ovaries, adrenal glands, to name a few. When there is under or over secretion of hormones, it refers to a condition called Hormone Imbalance.
As hormones play an important role in our body and regulate our growth metabolism and reproductive systems, any abnormal changes in their levels affects our body and mind adversely. A number of health problems like PCOD, adrenal fatigue, hyper and hypothyroidism are a result of hormonal imbalance in the body.
Symptoms and Signs of Hormonal Imbalance
Both men and women are affected by hormonal imbalance that may lead to any of the following:
- Weight loss
- Increased sensitivity to heat or cold
- Puffy face
- Dry skin
- Frequent thirst and urination
- Altered heart rate
- Muscle tenderness, stiffness and muscle aches
- Joint swelling and pain
Symptoms in Women
The most common symptom of Hormonal Imbalance in women is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). Some of the symptoms of Hormonal Imbalance in women include:
- Heavy or irregular periods
- Thinning of hair and even hair loss
- Acne on the chest and face
- Vaginal dryness
- Vaginal Atrophy
- Night sweats
Symptoms in Men
In males, testosterone plays an important role in body functions. Some of the symptoms of hormonal imbalance in males include:
- Development of breast tissue
- Tenderness in breast tissue
- Loss of muscle mass
- Erectile dysfunction
- Decreased sex drive
Symptoms in children
Some of the common symptoms in boys include sparse growth of body hair, impaired penis and testicular growth, gynecomastia etc. In girls, hormonal imbalance can result in underdeveloped breast tissue, impaired menstrual flow, and decreased growth rate.
Homeopathy Treatment for Hormonal Imbalance
Homeopathy medicinal treatment for hormonal imbalance is not just safe and without any side effects but is highly effective and long lasting. Based on correcting the problem at its roots, Homeopathy is the safest option for hormonal imbalance treatment. The medication enables secretion of hormones through the glands naturally which helps in correcting the hormone imbalances and prevention of further complications. Constitutional Homeopathy is one such form of homeopathic treatment which gives individualized treatment based on the condition of the patient and severity of the disease.