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The Three Most Common Hormone Diseases in Females

Posted on Posted in 2018, Endocrinology

Hormones play a significant role in the functioning of your body and how you feel every day. If your hormones are in balance, you have everything in place – your routine, your health and your body.

The endocrine system which includes glands such as the pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas, adrenal cortex, medulla, and ovaries, produces hormones in females.

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

The most common hormonal disorder among the female population is the polycystic ovarian syndrome. However, most of the cases may go undiagnosed.

Most of the women with PCOS are overweight, and most are insulin resistant. Symptoms include:

  • Irregular or absent periods
  • Unusual body hair growth
  • Unusually severe acne
  • Darkened skin patches
  • Rapid weight gain

Thyroid Dysfunction

Some women suffer from “Hypothyroidism,” called the glandular disorder resulting from insufficient or less production of thyroid hormones.  Signs of hypothyroidism include:

  • Muscle Weakness
  • Increase in the weight drastically
  • Feeling sad or depressed
  • Pale and dry skin

Some women suffer from“Hyperthyroidism,” is a condition in where thyroid hormone is overproduced by the gland and circulated in the blood. Symptoms include:

  • Troublesome sleep
  • Anxiety
  • Irritability
  • Weight loss
  • Overheated

Adrenal Fatigue

Your adrenal glands act as control centers for many hormones. They are responsible for releasing many hormones. Adrenal gland disorder occurs when this gland produces too much or too less of hormones.

Symptoms of adrenal dysfunction are varied, but include:

  • Fatigue and weakness
  • A suppressed immune system
  • Muscle and bone loss
  • Depression
  • Hormonal related imbalance
  • Skin problems
  • Autoimmune disorders

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