Hormones are chemical messenger compounds that are produced throughout the body by endocrine glands. They control every major body process from sleep to mood, metabolism and reproduction. Production of too little or too much of these hormones cause a variety of imbalance in the body, as the systems they control are disrupted.
Effectively, these disruptions are the cause of many bothersome symptoms so many of us live with on a day-to-day basis:
Weight gain or weight loss
Constipation or diarrhea
Water retention or puffiness
Low sex drive
Anxiety, irritability or depression
Hunger or thirst
Hormonal imbalances may be caused by a variety of factors including exposure to environmental toxins, inflammation, underlying health conditions, stress injury or trauma, medications and eating disorders.
As a result, hormones balance is crucial to overall health and well-being.
PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome)
Insulin resistance & diabetes
Any person who may be suffering from hormonal imbalances may benefit from working with a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner or nutritionist who specializes in hormones balancing.
Reason being, some of the most common symptoms of hormonal imbalances respond well to nutritional interventions.
Working with a hormonal nutritionist or hormone specialist can potentially assist those looking to curb unwanted and previously unexplained weight gain.
A hormones balance nutritionist can certainly help women with irregularities in their menstrual cycles, including PMS, period pain, change in frequency of their cycle, or a heavy or light flow.
A nutritionist specializing in hormonal balancing can assist those suffering from androgen excess, including excess hair growth or hair loss.
Effective nutritional intervention has been shown to have a positive impact on Cortisol, the primary stress hormone.
A nutritionist who specializes in hormones can, through nutritional interventions, help those stricken with a high blood sugar level and those seeking an insulin resistance diet.
A hormones balance specialist can also analyze eating habits of and assist those women who experience hormonal hot flashes and night sweats
A nutritionist who specializes in hormones balancing can also help to address temperature sensitivity that some women may experience with hormonal imbalances.
The balancing of hormones has been shown to alleviate irritability, anxiety and even depression.
Through nutritional interventions, a nutritional therapy practitioner can reduce the inflammation that so often plagues the sufferers of various hormonal imbalances.
A PCOS nutritionist specializing in hormonal balancing can assist women with a variety of women's health concerns, including Polycystic Ovary Syndrome treatment.
A thyroid nutritionist can help clients address various health concerns surrounding hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.
Those looking to correct hormonal imbalances as they pertain to perimenopause, menopause and postmenopause often seek the help of a nutritionist who specializes in hormones.
Some clients seek out the help of a hormone specialist for guidance in adopting the estrogen dominance diet, including estrogen dominance supplements.
Since we specialize in healthy, personalized meal planning, our clients can enlist the help of our nutritional therapy practitioner to create a hormone balancing diet plan or meal plan.
Through specialized training, our nutritional therapy practitioner and hormones balancing specialist can provide in-depth information and advice on hormonal testing.
Hormonal pathways are complex, and specific interventions may require evaluation of these pathways to further personalize the dietary recommendations.
Both traditional medicine blood tests or functional tests may be beneficial in hormone testing, including:
Many years of training and experience in evidence-based hormone balance interventions
Expert who understands the complex pathways and systems that are involved in hormone disruption
Assist you in getting to the root cause of hormonal imbalance
Help you discover hormone imbalance symptoms & why you're experiencing them
Provide personalized recommendations on hormone balancing foods & supplements
Give advice on and provide a requisition for a hormones test
Thoroughly analyze the hormones test & provide a report
Help create a customized hormone balancing diet plan or meal plan
Refer you to other health care practitioners for further evaluation & support, if needed
Offers in-person & virtual appointments
✓ outline how the process works in greater detail
✓ discuss your goal(s)
✓ explain how billing and pricing work
✓ address concerns about insurance
✓ answer any other questions