Estrogen Progesterone Imbalance

Estrogen Progesterone Imbalance

When you have an estrogen progesterone imbalance all kinds of health complications can arise. Many factors such as poor nutrition, stress, and lack of exercise can cause an estrogen progesterone imbalance. It is important that you watch for signs and symptoms and take preventative measures to avoid this hormonal imbalance.
Symptoms of Estrogen Progesterone Imbalance

When you suffer from an imbalance of estrogen and progesterone, there are a number of symptoms that you may end up suffering with, including:

  • Fatigue
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Depression
  • Migraine headaches
  • Insomnia
  • Irregular menstrual flow, bloating, and cramping
  • Hot flashes and night sweats
  • Epilepsy
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Miscarriages and infertility
  • Endometriosis
  • Heart palpitations and other cardiovascular disorders
  • Early bone loss and osteoporosis

Some people believe that only menopausal women suffer from an estrogen progesterone imbalance, but it is important to realize that it can occur at any time and at any age. The first steps to attaining this hormonal balance are to change one’s diet. When a diet change isn’t enough, then it may be wise to try one of the different estrogen or progesterone creams on the market. They can do wonders in terms of helping you attain the balance your body so deserves.

Symptoms of Low Progesterone

Posted by on Jun 21, 2012 in Article Index, Symptoms | Comments Off

It wouldn’t be fair to write about the symptoms of low estrogen without an equal say on the symptoms of low progesterone. This is by no means an exhaustive list but will get you wondering if you might fit the profile.  Notice how some symptoms of estrogen or progesterone tend to overlap.

  • Mood swings
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Appetite changes
  • Weight changes
  • Irritability
  • Lack of concentration
  • Anxiety
  • Fatigue
  • Frequent menstruation
  • Irregular menstruation
  • Low sex drive
  • Migraines
  • PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome)
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Painful intercourse