The Female Pelvic Medicine

Hormone Imbalance

What is hormonal imbalance?

You might have noticed that your body’s functioning has been feeling a bit off lately. You may be experience fatigue, foggy thoughts, acne, depression or other bodily changes that reflect similar symptoms to PMS or menopause. If these symptoms sound familiar, you may be experiencing hormonal imbalance.

Hormone imbalance happens when stress or toxins interrupt your body’s natural process of functioning and is often is a result of aging. Other symptoms you may experience due to hormonal imbalance are: hot flashes, sleep problems, low libido, irregular periods, weight gain, stomach problems, mood swings, and headaches.

How can hormonal imbalance affect one’s life?

Hormonal imbalance can impact a person’s life significantly. Daily activities may become limited due to changes to your physical and emotional states. If you experience stomach problems, normal daily activities like exercise can become problematic. An inability to focus or think clearly can impact your performance at work and going through the day. Sleep patterns can be disrupted and fatigue throughout the day is difficult to deal with. Weight fluctuations and acne can change a woman’s healthy body image and negatively impact her self-confidence. Additionally, low libido can impact intimacy with a woman’s partner.

How Dr. Guerette can help treat hormonal imbalance

Virginia’s Dr. Guerette has worked with many women just like you who are suffering from a hormonal imbalance. He understands both the complexity of a woman’s body, as well as how unique each individual situation is. For this reason, Dr. Guerette will take time to understand your symptoms and needs before making any recommendations. A private consultation with Dr. Guerette at North Chesterfield’s Female Pelvic Medicine Institute will help to determine the right treatment for you.

A possible treatment plan for hormonal imbalance may be hormone therapy, which helps to balance the fluctuations a woman is experiencing. As a nationally and internationally recognized urologist, Dr. Guerette is a specialist in the areas of advanced gynecology and sexual wellness and is the best choice for women seeking a solution to her hormonal imbalance.

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I put off seeing a doctor because I was embarrassed about my condition. Dr. Guerette put me at ease and, ultimately, he made me feel like a new woman.

EMILY, AGE 45

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