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At EZCare Clinic San Francisco, our doctors are ready to help you develop an individual treatment plan to help you improve your health. The main area of women’s health that requires more attention with age is the balancing of hormones. There are many contributing factors to hormonal imbalances such as birth control, hair and skin care products, environmental pollutants, plastics, and poor diet.

Hormone imbalances may produce symptoms that include: 

  • Anxiety 
  • Brain Fog 
  • Decreased Sex Drive 
  • Depression 
  • Hot Flashes 
  • Insomnia 
  • Memory Lapse  
  • Mood Swings 
  • Pre-menopause 
  • Premenstrual Syndrome 

All these symptoms are caused by hormonal imbalances in women. Unfortunately, it is nearly impossible to avoid exposure to the toxins that and other harmful products that can cause hormone imbalances, but there are steps you can take to treat the symptoms associated. 

At EZCare Medical Clinic in San Francisco, we take the time to develop individualized health plans to help women with hormone imbalances. If you feel that you are experiencing symptoms from hormone imbalances, call EZCare Medical Clinic to schedule an appointment for a consultation today.

Causes of Hormone Imbalance in Women’s Health 

Birth Control 

One of the biggest contributors to a decrease in women’s health is birth control. Birth control stops a woman from ovulating, and it has been linked to several health concerns among women including certain cancers, thyroid disorders, heart disease, bone and metabolic disorders, and an increased risk of type II diabetes in women who are overweight.  

Hair and Skin Care Products 

Many skin and hair care products contain noticeable levels of phthalates that can also impact women’s health. Phthalates imitate hormones and are linked to an early onset of puberty in young women. It has also been associated with early menopause. Phthalates are also found in products that are scented, like air fresheners and perfumes. 

Environmental Pollutants 

Environmental pollutants that contain polyhalogenated aromatic hydrocarbons (PHAH) have been linked to Alzheimer’s disease, which can dramatically impact women’s health. Parkinson’s disease is a central nervous system disorder that has also been linked to environmental pollutants.  

Plastics 

Women’s health can also be influenced by several forms of plastic products that contain bisphenol A (BPA), which has been linked to breast cancer. BPA is a monomer used to manufacture polycarbonate plastic. This plastic is used to make toys for children, reusable bottles, and containers.   

Poor Diet 

Nutritional deficiencies have also been common among women with hormone imbalances. A poor diet may contribute to a decline in women’s health and has been known to cause mood swings, type II diabetes, obesity, anxiety, and irritability among other symptoms. Improving your diet can help reduce hormone imbalances and get yours on the course to a healthier life.  

Bioidentical Hormones 

Bio-identical hormones are man-made substances that have the same molecular structure as hormones made in women’s bodies. Bio-identical hormones are made from a chemical plant extract taken from soy and yams and adding the chemicals used to make estrogen or progesterone. Being able to observe how a woman responds to specific levels of bio-identical hormones is key to improving overall health. 

Treatment Options 

At EZCare Clinic San Francisco, our doctors and clinicians develop treatment plans for every woman’s individual situation. All the treatment plans are unique and may include nutritional supplements, counseling, diet recommendations, and lifestyle changes in addition to the bio-identical hormone replacement therapy. 

Nutritional Supplements 

Nutritional supplements can be used to help jump-start the body so it can heal itself. One set of supplements used in hormone replacement therapy are herbs that contribute to reducing stress, stimulating blood flow, and improving the central nervous system, calming nerves, reducing anxiety, and increasing cognitive function. Vitamins supplements are also beneficial and have been shown to help decrease hot flashes, insomnia, mild depression, joint pain, mild anxiety, and improve bone health. 

Counseling 

Counseling at EZCare Clinic may include cognitive behavioral therapy and talk therapy, depending on your condition. A counselor can help you retrain your mind by showing you how to recognize negative reactions to lifestyle changes. More importantly, a counselor can help you identify more proactive methods of utilizing methods to work through cravings, irritability, anxiety, and mild depression.  

Dietician 

A dietician who specializes in women’s health can help you improve nutrition levels. With hormonal disturbances, there are certain foods produce nutrients to help you improve health instead of depending on supplements. Some foods such as coconut oil, avocados, wild fish, walnuts, and vegetables can make a tremendous impact on a woman’s ability to level hormones naturally. Our dieticians will also design a meal plan to fit your specific needs and food preferences. 

Lifestyle Changes 

Exercises and stress relieving options will be included in your treatment plan and are highly recommended in lifestyle changes. These recommendations will be based on your specific needs and abilities. Although you have an abundance of support from our clinicians at EZCare Clinic, it is up to you to commit these changes.  

Getting On Track 

At EZCare Clinic San Francisco, our hormone replacement therapy includes all that you need to ensure your success. Getting your hormones balanced is the first step to a better life. Following your treatment plan consistently will ensure your improvement. Don’t give up hope! There is a solution available at EZCare Clinic. 

For women’s health issues and to begin your path to improved health, contact EZCare Clinic in San Francisco to book a consultation and testing today. Start your journey to a better life today. 


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