Hormonal imbalance….. Worried? Go to the root cause


 

What are hormones?

Hormone is a chemical substance produced in the body that controls and regulates the activity of cells/organs. Hormones are messenger molecules that are secreted through ductless glands resulting in physiological response of the target organs.

 

Let us see how these hormones function:

  • Glands
  • Secretes Hormones
  • Bind to specific receptors
  • Goes to the target cells/organs
  • Show physiological response

Why hormonal imbalance is a worrying factor?

Hormonal balance is important for a healthy mind and body but it gets disturbed due to many reasons such as

  • Naturally in puberty
  • During menopause
  • Perimenopause

Hormonal imbalance is also caused due to excess of toxins or due to unbalanced diet and lifestyle. Thus understanding the cause of hormonal imbalance empowers us to prevent them and at the same time lead a healthy life. Hormonal imbalance is deeply connected to

  1. The food we eat
  2. The exercise which we practice
  3. The level of toxins in our body
  4. The weight we put on
  5. The stress levels we have

 

  Basic functions of Hormones are:     

  • To maintain our body temperature
  • For reproduction
  • Growth and development of cells and tissues
  • Production, utilization and storage of energy

What are the symptoms observed during hormonal imbalance?

  1. In women:
  • Mood swings
  • Hot flashes
  • Depression
  • Irritability
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Weight gain
  • Water retention
  • Night sweats
  • Anxiety
  1. In men:
  • Burned out feeling
  • Abdominal fat increase
  • Decreased mental clarity
  • Sleeplessness
  • Decreased strength
  • Depression
  • Poor concentration

 

Is there any solution for hormonal imbalance in Ayurveda?

Ayurveda as we all know is a holistic system which helps us to go to the root cause of imbalance and helps to balance the hormone levels and lead a healthy life. According to Ayurveda, hormones are considered as Dhatu Agni. They are considered as components of Pitta due to the fact that the hormones are carried by the blood ( Rakta Pitta). For treating hormonal imbalance , one needs to know his/her prakruti ( body constitution) and also maintain proper lifestyle habits.

Ayurveda prescribes use of various herbal formulations for making up the hormone levels in our body. Medicinal herbs such as Ashwagandga, Shatavari, Neem, Vidarikand have hormonal balancing properties and effectively maintain the hormone levels in our body.

What can you have?

One can definitely try Sharangdhar’s SHATAVARI COMPOUND which consists of all the above medicinal plants in right proportions and thus helps to balance the Dhatu Agni and helps to lead a healthy life. Along with the SHATAVARI COMPOUND one can also try the simple home remedies for faster results.

What are the home remedies for balancing the hormone levels?

  • Consumption of Papaya, Pomegranate, Pineapple helps to balance the hormones.
  • Reduce stress by YOGA, meditation
  • Avoid vegetable oils, peanut oils, margarine. Instead go for coconut oils, olive oil.
  • Consumption of glass of almond milk ; a very good remedy for hormone balancing.
  • Proper exercise and healthy habits help to keep the hormone levels balanced.

 

Mrs. Neha K Abhyankar

 

Ref:- sharangdhar ayurvedic medicine online