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Hormone Balance and Your Weight



Hormone balance is a key factor in your body's ability to regulate weight, metabolism, blood sugar, and insulin. Hormone imbalance can often be linked to unexplained weight gain, fluid retention, and sugar cravings, especially as we age.


Here is a list of some common hormone imbalances and possible weight changes:


Cortisol Imbalance

  • Increased abdominal fat

  • Increased appetite

  • Sugar Cravings

  • Decreased metabolism

Testosterone/DHEA Imbalance

  • Decrease in lean muscle mass

  • Increase in body fat

  • Slow metabolism

  • Abdominal obesity

Estrogen/Progesterone Imbalance

  • Weight gain (especially in hips and thighs)

  • Water retention

  • Diminished thyroid function

  • Slow metabolism


Symptoms of hormone imbalance include difficulty losing weight despite diet & exercise, weight gain and increased body mass index (BMI), accumulation of fat in the abdomen, hips, and thighs, loss of lean muscle, and increase in appetite and cravings.


If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, give us a call or book online for a free medical consultation. We offer comprehensive hormone and micronutrient testing, as well as medically supervised weight loss program.



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