Hormone Health

What are hormones?

Hormones are regulatory substances produced inside your body, which stimulate specific responses. Hormones are an important part of a person’s overall health, as they directly impact your behavior, mood, and physical well-being.

What causes hormone imbalance?

At SCIMEDICA Health Group, we use diagnostic testing to understand the underlying causes of hormone imbalances and deficiencies. Our doctors work to correct your specific condition by addressing these underlying factors.

Hormones can become unbalanced for a number of reasons, both naturally and unnaturally. Some reasons for hormonal imbalance include:

  • Stress
  • Diet
  • Aging (puberty or menopause)
  • Indigestion or other digestive issues
  • Thyroid function

What are the signs and symptoms of hormone imbalance?

Hormone imbalance can be detected through hormone testing with SCIMEDICA Health Group. Some of the typical signs and symptoms of hormonal imbalance include:

  • Mood swings
  • Anxiety
  • Loss of libido
  • Pelvic pain
  • Fatigue
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Weight gain
  • Headaches
  • Sugar cravings
  • Skin irritation, sensitivity, or rashes
  • Heavy or irregular menstrual cycles

What is a hormone health program?

Hormone health programs are specific, personalized treatment plans put together by a SCIMEDICA doctor to regulate and balance a patient’s hormones. Treatments used to restore natural hormonal balance include hormone therapy and acupuncture, among other patient-specific recommendations.

What does the hormone health program involve?

The first step to a healthier lifestyle is visiting SCIMEDICA for a hormonal evaluation. At SCIMEDICA, we offer hormone health programs specific to your personal needs that address the entire body. Hormonal health is crucial to the proper function of the entire body, and can improve the quality of life significantly when properly treated and monitored.

What are the advantages of using the hormone health program?

Entrusting SCIMEDICA Health Group with your hormone health can result in the following health benefits:

  • Mood stability
  • Improved sleep
  • Healthier skin
  • Stronger hair and bones
  • Better concentration
  • Increased libido and sexual function
  • Blood sugar regulation
  • Regular menstrual cycles

If you suffer from hormonal health problems, SCIMEDICA Health Group is here to help. We welcome you to schedule an appointment at our naturopathic medicine clinic, serving the Greater Vancouver area, by calling (604) 541-8811. Our team of naturopathic physicians look forward to working with you to achieve optimal health and vitality.