Hormones are chemical messengers in our body that impact our brain, heart, bones, muscles, and reproductive organs and are an essential part of the workings of every cell in the human body.
Symptom in female
PMS, anxiety, sleep problem, cyclical headache, difficult to lose weight, pain or a lump in the breast, vaginal dryness, night sweat, memory problem, hot flush, puffiness, bloating, cervical dysplasia, mood swing.
Symptom in male
Unexplained Weight change, loss of muscle, lower sex drive, fatigue, lower stamina, softer erections, hair loss, puffiness, bloating, prostate enlargement, headache, mood swing.
Hormone imbalances are caused by:
How is the cause of hormone imbalance diagnosed?
Starting by doctor consultation, the doctor will take all personal history, symptoms, and lifestyle to find the possibilities factor that may affect your health.
Physical examination may detect some signs of abnormalities in your body. These abnormal findings may indicate specific cause of fatigue
Then the doctor will request for investigations to get the diagnosis; hormone, complete blood count, nutrient, liver, and kidney function. After getting the results, the doctor can set plan of treatment that specific to each patient.
Treatment of hormone imbalance
At Thanyapura, our medical doctor will discuss with you your health condition and result of comprehensive blood test. With this, our doctor will advise a treatment and lifestyle modification plan that will help you to fix the cause of fatigue.
By Dr. Narinthorn Surasinthon is the Director of Health at Thanyapura. Learn more on thanyapura.com