10 Most Common Symptoms of Hormone Imbalance

(and what to do about them)

#1. Fatigue

Are hormones tanking your energy?

Are you tired? 

If you're like a lot of the women I talk to, chances are high you're exhausted. 

It's just a given, right? 

You're responsible for doing the 1.739 MILLION things in a day that keeps the world around you from completely collapsing, plus trying to take care of yourself and your health on top of all of that.

Of course you're tired!

Isn't everyone?

Would you even believe me if I told you the level of exhaustion and fatigue you're experiencing isn't normal and could actually be related to a hormone imbalance?

Here are 3 signs of fatigue that may be due to a hormone imbalance:

  • You have no energy to get up and go
  • You crash hard in the afternoon (often paired with intense sugar cravings)
  • You have zero motivation to exercise

If these sound familiar, keep reading!

When I hear these symptoms from a client, I'm usually suspicious of:

  • Hypothyroid (aka slow thyroid)
  • Low cortisol 
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

While these 3 diagnoses (which can only be confirmed with a DUTCH Test or blood work) require slightly different approaches, there are 3 very basic gut-healing strategies you can use to give your energy a boost.

#1. Eat 1 serving of broccoli sprouts per day 🥦
High in sulforaphane, broccoli sprouts have cancer-fighting, gut-healing, and powerful detoxing properties.

  • Put them on a sandwich for lunch, toast with an egg and avocado for breakfast, or in a smoothie. (If you don't like sprouts, pick another cruciferous veggie like broccoli, kale, brussel sprouts, or bok choy.)

#2. Take a 10 minute walk outside before 9 AM ☀️
Combining early morning sunshine, movement, and deep breathing has powerful hormone balancing effects.

  • Pick a destination 5 minutes from your house (the end of the street, maybe). Leave your phone at home. Walk mindfully, taking deep breaths in your nose and out your mouth to your destination and back.

#3. Drink 100 ounces of water per day 💧
Add a pinch of Himalayan pink or celtic sea salt for added minerals and electrolytes. 

  • Find and fill a 20oz water bottle, put 5 rubber bands around it, and take a rubber band off every time you refill it. When you run out of rubber bands, you've reached your goal. 

Try these daily for 2 weeks and let me know how you feel.

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Client Story

Sarah is a mom who reached out to me because she had been struggling with exhaustion for months and her zest for life felt flat.

She was sad she felt too tired to enjoy time with her little one, had to take Adderall at work to be able to focus, and had zero energy or motivation to workout. 

After she joined my group program, we focused on a few simple changes that would help her heal her gut (Modules 2 - 7 in my online program) and balance her blood sugar during the day. 

To her surprise, her energy levels quickly rose enough so she could discontinue Adderall, hop back on her Peleton every day, and felt calmer around her family. Not to mention, less cramps and looser fitting clothes! 

If Sarah was able to balance her hormones, so can you.

#2. 3 AM Wake-ups

So you woke up at 3 AM... again... 

3:17 AM

Lying there, staring at my alarm clock, I wondered how it was possible to wake up at the same exact time 3 times in a week. 

I desperately wanted to go back to sleep, but it was like go-go-juice had been injected into my bloodstream.  

My brain kept turning over the to-dos, conversations, and random thoughts in my head as I just tossed and turned until I begrudgingly dragged myself out of bed, exhausted. 

Fortunately, I knew the culprit.

Stress, overcommitment and poor boundaries were skyrocketing my cortisol levels.

Try these daily for 2 weeks and let me know how you feel.

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Client Story

Marie, mother of 3 and absolute superwoman, had gone years (!!!) without sleeping through the night.

After she joined, we worked together to tailor her 15 minute daily neuroplasticity practice (Module 4 in my online program) as well as cutting out foods that were inflaming her system (Module 2 + 3) and balancing her blood sugar with healthier meals and snacks (some inspired by the snack guide!). 

To her relief, she was finally able to sleep through the night! With more rest, she noticed she was more productive at work and came home to her husband and kiddos with more energy at the end of each day.

Marie hacked her sleep in less than 20 minutes each day. 

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