Hormonal imbalances can contribute to symptoms such as menstrual cycle irregularity, painful and heavy periods and pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS). It is a common misconception that these symptoms are just a reality that needs to be endured.
While hormones are complex, taking a functional medicine approach allows us to more clearly understand where the imbalances originate. I will evaluate your sex hormones (estrogen, progesterone, testosterone), your thyroid hormones, and your stress hormone (cortisol).
I will work with you to gain a better understanding of your hormonal imbalances. When necessary, I use comprehensive testing to understand exactly what your hormones are doing. My goal is to provide you with insight into your hormones, and to devise a plan to manage your symptoms and keep you feeling balanced.
Conditions affected by Hormonal Imbalances:
- Painful periods
- Heavy periods
- Irregular periods
- Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
- Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
- Thyroid Health
- Sexual Health and Libido
- Weight Gain
- Preconception Care and Fertility
- Hair Loss
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