Why Do Hormones Matter?
Uncovering the task force within!
Have you ever wondered, “Just what are hormones?” It’s one thing to know that hormones play their role in our bodies, but do you really know what hormones are, what they do, and how they can contribute to some of the major issues women face?
"Oh she's just being hormonal!"
Today, we are going to dive into what hormones actually are and how they impact your health!
Hormones can be your best friend!
Hormones are often called “chemical messengers,” created in the endocrine glands. Let’s think of them as mailmen delivering important messages to recipients in your body 24/7. There are about 50 different mailmen, and they are all dropping off important pieces of mail or messages that your body needs to survive.
Hormones deliver messages that essentially tell your body what to do and how to function. These functions range from simple basic needs like hunger, digestion, and immune function to complex systems like reproduction, your metabolism, blood sugar, and even your emotions and mood.
What are these messages?
Hormones are part of what is known as the endocrine system. The endocrine system is a set of hormone-secreting glands within your body. The job of the endocrine system is to keep balance.
The Endocrine System a.k.a The Post Office
As we mentioned, your body has many different hormones. And although all these hormones work together, there are certain types that play a bigger role in your body’s health and well-being. These types are: progesterone, estrogen, cortisol, and insulin
Upper Management and Their Roles
What happens when hormones aren't communicating properly?
You could be answering yes to some of these questions:
• Are your PMS symptoms unbearable?
• Do you have hot flashes or night sweats?
• Do you feel anxious or have bouts of depression?
• Is your sex drive low to non-existent?
• Do you feel like your moods and emotions are all over the place?
• Do you struggle with intense cravings?
Sometimes the messages from our brain and organs don’t make it to the proper destination. If we have overloaded our cells with too much of a hormone, our body can stop receiving the message, telling it what to do, and will turn off communication.
Your hormones may need some rerouting and that's okay!
Your body was meant to be and wants to be in balance. But when even one system is out of balance – whether it’s your blood pressure or blood sugar (too high or too low), or your sex hormones (too much or too little), the results can be disastrous.
That is why we are here
Reach out to us today and to get on the right path to a balanced life!