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If you want your car to drive well, you need to check your oils and have it serviced regularly. Likewise, making sure your hormones are balanced ensures that your body is functioning at it’s best.
Your hormones are the chemical messengers of the human body; they influence the function of your digestive system, metabolism, respiration, sexual function, reproduction, sleep, stress response, and mood.
We all know that “raging hormones” cause erratic behavior during teenage years, but we forget that hormonal shifts occur throughout adult life. In women, declining levels of the hormone estrogen and progesterone can cause the onset of menopause and its related health problems. In men, decreasing testosterone levels can affect mood, sexual function, energy levels, and cardiovascular health.
Here are 10 natural ways to balance your hormones: