Hormones Balance

Hormones Balance Toronto, Mississauga & Virtual

Hormonal Balancing

Balance hormones today with nutrition, supplementation and the help of our Nutritional Therapy Practitioner

Do you experience any of these hormone imbalance symptoms?

Book an appointment with a hormones specialist

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Why Balance Hormones?

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. 

Hormonal Imbalance Symptoms

Effectively, these disruptions are the cause of many bothersome symptoms so many of us live with on a day-to-day basis:

 

Fatigue

Temperature sensitivities

Dry skin

Weight gain or weight loss

Frequent urination

Constipation or diarrhea

Water retention or puffiness

Low sex drive

Sweating 

Anxiety, irritability or depression

Hunger or thirst

Stretch marks

 

Causes of Hormonal Imbalances

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.

Common Hormonal Imbalances:

PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome)

Estrogen dominance

Hypothyroidism

Hyperthyroidism

Perimenopause

Menopause

Post menopause

Insulin resistance & diabetes

Stress

Insomnia

Benefits of Working with a Hormones Specialist

Achieving a hormones balance through various nutritional interventions can provide the following benefits:

Weight Management

Boosted energy

Increased insulin sensitivity

Reduced stress

More restful sleep

Enhanced vitality

Improved digestion

Increased confidence

Better mood

Healthier hair, skin & nails

Higher quality of life

Who May Benefit From Working With A Hormones Specialist

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.

Hormones balance for weight gain

Working with a hormonal nutritionist or hormone specialist can potentially assist those looking to curb unwanted and previously unexplained weight gain.

Menstrual cycle hormones

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.

Androgen hormones

A nutritionist specializing in hormonal balancing can assist those suffering from androgen excess, including excess hair growth or hair loss.

Stress hormones

Effective nutritional intervention has been shown to have a positive impact on Cortisol, the primary stress hormone.

Hyperglycemia and insulin resistance

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.

Hormonal hot flashes and night sweats

A hormones balance specialist can also analyze eating habits of and assist those women who experience hormonal hot flashes and night sweats

Temperature sensitivity and hormonal balancing

A nutritionist who specializes in hormones balancing can also help to address temperature sensitivity that some women may experience with hormonal imbalances.

Hormones and irritability, anxiety, depression

The balancing of hormones has been shown to alleviate irritability, anxiety and even depression.

Inflammation and the balancing of hormones

Through nutritional interventions, a nutritional therapy practitioner can reduce the inflammation that so often plagues the sufferers of various hormonal imbalances.

PCOS nutritionist, PCOS treatment

A PCOS nutritionist specializing in hormonal balancing can assist women with a variety of women's health concerns, including Polycystic Ovary Syndrome treatment.

Thyroid nutritionist

A thyroid nutritionist can help clients address various health concerns surrounding hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.

Menopause nutritionist

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.

Estrogen dominance diet

Some clients seek out the help of a hormone specialist for guidance in adopting the estrogen dominance diet, including estrogen dominance supplements.

Hormone balancing diet plan or meal plan

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.

Hormone Testing For Hormones Balance

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Hormones Balance Expertise

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.

Types Of Hormones Tests

Both traditional medicine blood tests or functional tests may be beneficial in hormone testing, including:

  • Thyroid panel (blood test for TSH, T4 and T3)
  • Hormone panel (blood test for estrogens, progesterone, testosterone, DHEA-s, FSH and LH)
  • Dried Urine Test for Comprehensive Hormones (DUTCH) (urine test for estrogens, progesterone, testosterone, DHEA-s, cortisol, melatonin, organic acids markers and oxidative stress markers)

Why Enlist The Help Of Our Hormone Specialist?

Our clients work with nutritional therapy practitioner and registered nutritionist–our resident expert in hormones balancing, for many reasons:

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

Nutritional Therapist & Hormone Specialist

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Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Clinical Nutritionist, Functional Nutritionist, Hormones Specialist

Vanessa Phillips, BSc, MSc (Nutritional Science)

Offers in-person & virtual appointments

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✓  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