With so many known medical conditions out there, it can be hard to find out the root cause of our ills.
In today’s society, it’s not uncommon to experience symptoms such as poor sleep, exhaustion, constipation, sexual dysfunction, menstrual complications, skin problems, and weight gain.
These problems typically point towards issues of the thyroid or adrenal problems, although it’s not always straightforward to diagnose. In fact, conventional doctors are quick to find diseases, but not dysfunctions.
While a naturopath might look into lifestyle habits, diet, and emotional health during a diagnosis, a conventional doctor will examine test results and find pharmaceuticals and other therapies to treat the symptoms.
That’s why you should look out for the symptoms outlines below.
The Different Types of Hormonal Imbalance
The endocrine system is the collection of glands that produce hormones. They include the pituitary gland, thyroid gland, parathyroid glands, adrenal glands, pancreas, ovaries and testicles (1).
The hormones they produce regulate metabolism, growth and development, tissue function, sexual function, reproduction, sleep, mood, and other life-sustaining activities (2).