Hormonal imbalances are one of the most common reasons people consult with Dr. Charuta. Dr. Charuta's Homeopathic approach is to look at the underlying issue and treat the person holistically (the cause instead of the symptoms) – addressing the mental, emotional and physical areas.
Hormones are chemical messengers of our body and are produced by endocrine glands - adrenals, thyroid, pancreas and ovaries or testes.
Hormones travel through the bloodstream to tissues & organs and control most of our body’s major processes, including metabolism and reproduction. Sometimes hormones get out of balance. Hormonal imbalances occur when there is too much or too little of a hormone in the bloodstream. Even tiny changes may have serious effects in our whole body and metabolic functions.
In women, hormonal imbalances may happen before or after menstruation, during pregnancy, or during menopause. The body may only produce high levels of estrogen, or it may produce high levels of estrogen together with low levels of another hormone, such as testosterone or progesterone.
If you believe you may have symptoms of hormonal imbalances, consult us for highly effective & safe treatment. Specialising in psychological wellness, including gastroenterology, Dr. Charuta Deshpande provides personalised care through fully natural and reassuringly safe remedies which provide fast, long-term results.
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Types of female sex hormones
Oestrogen - Oestrogen is the major female hormone. The majority of oestrogen production occurs in the ovaries, but small amounts are produced in the adrenal glands and fat cells. During pregnancy, the placenta also makes oestrogen. Oestrogen needs to be broken down by liver enzymes. A healthy liver is also important in maintaining normal oestrogen levels. Oestrogen levels generally decline during perimenopause.
Xenoestrogens are foreign or synthetic oestrogen, found in many sources such as pesticide, plastic and car exhaust fumes, contribute to high levels of xenoestrogens in our everyday environment. They can mimic the action of estrogen produced in cells and can alter hormonal activity.
Birth control pills contain estrogen and can contribute to oestrogen dominance.
Progesterone - The ovaries produce the female sex hormone progesterone after ovulation. During pregnancy, the placenta also produces some. After the mid-thirties women tend to produce less progesterone as they begin to ovulate less. Prolonged stress can cause increase of a hormone called cortisol. Cortisol is directly related to progesterone so if there is a demand for cortisol, then often progesterone will decrease.
Testosterone - Although testosterone is the main sex hormone in males, it is also present in lower amounts in females.