Your symptoms, such as anxiety, bloating, persistent fatigue, and weight gain, could be the result of a hormone imbalance, which may also impact your general health.
Hormones play the most significant role in our organism as they control our mood, metabolism, digestion, reproduction, respiration, tissue function, growth, mobility, and response to stress.
Hormonal abnormalities can be influenced by various factors such as poor diet, stress, medical history, heredity, and environmental contaminants. Additionally, they can be induced by factors like thyroid drugs, birth control pills, synthetic hormone replacement therapy, insulin injections, etc.
Hormonal imbalances may also cause:
- Lack of energy
- Hair loss
- Weight gain
- Night sweats
- Puffy eyes
- Mood swings
- Memory fog
- Low libido
- Sleep problems
- Skin issues, such as acne
- Changes in appetite
- Brittle hair and nails
- Irregular periods
Fortunately, there are natural herbs that can help you restore the balance in the hormones, and the following 6 are the most effective:
It relaxes the central nervous system and soothes the body, improves mood, boosts blood flow, balances hormones, relieves stomachache, strengthens the nerves, and regulates the hormone-producing glands.
This natural adaptogen effectively treats hormonal imbalances, adrenal and thyroid balance, reduces stress, treats hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism, and treats and prevents Graves and Hashimoto Disease. Additionally, it improves mood and fights off depression and anxiety.
The Peruvian people have used this herb for centuries, to boost fertility, endurance, and treat loss of libido. It stimulates the production of hormones and replaces the adaptogenic agents.
It actually adapts to the body and supplies the body with the needed amount of hormones only, or reduces their amount, if needed, and thus normalizes their levels.
Moreover, Maca stimulates and nourishes the master glands in the body, the pituitary and hypothalamus gland, whose role is to regulate all other body glands.
It effectively boosts endurance and improves the libido, so it is actually the natural Viagra.
Red Raspberry Leaf
The tea of these leaves is high in minerals and vitamins, mostly vitamin C, which strengthens the uterine. Therefore, it reduces menstrual pain, prevents miscarriage, heavy blood flow, hemorrhage, and boosts the female and male fertility.
Pregnant women should drink it since it can soothe the pain during and after the labor, reduce nausea, and stimulate the production of the women’s breast milk.
Chaste Tree Berry (Vitex)
This herb has been used for long as a natural treatment of infertility, hormonal imbalances, endometriosis, menopausal symptoms, and to prevent miscarriage in the first trimester.
It regulates the pituitary gland, which is the main body gland. Thus, it regulates the function of all smaller glands and thus ensures a healthy hormonal balance in the body.
Milk thistle detoxifies the liver and restores the hormonal balance in the body. When the liver is full of toxins, it causes excessive estrogen hormone levels and reduced progesterone.
The liver flushes the excess of estrogen, and when filled with toxins, they are not converted into waste and are not eliminated from the body. Therefore, this herb will boost the liver function and thus help the cleansing of the body and regulate the levels of the hormones.
Therefore, in case you are affected by a hormonal imbalance, you should try to treat it naturally at first, and avoid all kinds of medications. Reduce stress, increase the intake of omega-3’s, start exercising, sleep well, eat a healthy and balanced diet, and use these beneficial herbs.
This is all you need in order to live a long a happy life!