Updated: Sep 16, 2021
Puberty, ovulation, pregnancy, and menopause; each stage brings a natural fluctuation of hormones and changes.
Hormones are the chemical messengers of the body that control growth, development, reproduction, metabolism, mood, sleep, and digestion. People can experience large hormonal fluctuations, however, we can aim to keep these fluctuations in balance through simple lifestyle practices and Traditional Chinese Medicine treatments. Herbal therapy is commonly used to assist in balancing hormones, if you're interested to learn more about herbal therapy in Traditional Chinese Medicine, visit our herbal therapy page.
Factors such as poor diet, stress, excessive exercise, sickness, and prescription medication can trigger the body to produce too much or too little of a certain hormone, causing hormonal imbalance. The results can manifest themselves in cravings for food, digestive issues, weight gain, changes in mood, acne, loss of libido, menstrual irregularities, infertility, headaches, insomnia, anxiety, and more.
This article will cover how you can use Traditional Chinese Medicine and simple lifestyle changes to keep your hormones in balance. Taking five minutes to read this short post may allow you to glean new information on this interesting topic.
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