If she experiences and combination of the above symptoms, in particular, some time during the two week span before her period, then she may be suffering from too much estrogen, relative to too little progesterone.
While young people today have many difficult challenges to contend with, one important underlying cause for so many health issues may well be a deficiency of the primary female hormone, progesterone.
Too much stress creates an excess of a steroid hormone called cortisol, which, in turn, leads to hormonal imbalances. This imbalance creates, in particular, a deficiency of progesterone.
Of all the hormones in the female body, progesterone is, by far, the most important. It is necessary for the proper function of every organ.
Conversely, a lack of progesterone in teens (& adults) may (and likely will) result is some combination of the following:
What to do? If you treat only symptoms the underlying cause will remain.
While avoiding environmental estrogens (how), the most effective approach to normalizing progesterone levels has proven to be a properly formulated natural progesterone cream.
Achieving Optimal Health as a Teenager
We live in a time of “better living through chemistry…” and for that reason it is a challenge to acquire and maintain optimal health and wellness. Following are some well established guidelines for you to achieve that goal:
Finally, here is “the One Simple Thing…” that will naturally support your good efforts to help your teen achieve optimal health.