Some 50 hormones act as chemical messengers to help your body do what it needs to do when it needs to do it. Every essential organ, from the brain to skin, depends on the powerful signals to conduct the body’s functions. Endocrine disruptors from natural sources and environmental toxins alike can cause breakdowns in this communication ultimately affecting; our response to physical stress, metabolism, reproduction, growth and development, and even cause cancer.
Many women begin seeing a decline in hormone levels in their mid to late 20s, and by mid to late 30s you might be feeling the uncomfortable symptoms. Fluctuations in these hormone levels can wreak havoc on a woman’s body and her emotional well-being. Correcting these problems requires an integrative approach:
Unfortunately, most traditional medical practices don’t take the time to find out WHY you don’t feel like yourself anymore. You may hear your doctor say “your levels are in range and look fine”, or “this is a normal part of the aging process”, then they proceed to write you prescriptions for antidepressants, anti-anxiety medication, sleeping pills, blood pressure medications, and other drugs that simply mask symptoms.