MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, DCN -Diploma in Clinical Nutrition, MBBS, Fellowship in Cosmetic Gynaecologgy
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The problem of chronic acne in women is due to an excess of the male hormone androgen.
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Most women get acne problem during their periods, but if you constantly suffer from breakouts, then it is most likely due to a hormonal imbalance. Surprisingly this is due to an excess of the androgen hormone within the female body. Androgen is a male hormone which is present in the female body in slight amounts, but if it is present in excess, it may cause acne and other problems as well.
Which among these is the primary symptom of excess progesterone in your body?
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If you feel tired constantly or de-motivated due to physical exhaustion, it could be due to hormonal imbalances, primarily an excess of the progesterone hormone in your body. A lack of the thyroid hormone which is also known as hypothyroidism can also lead to constant fatigue. If you have been suffering from a similar problem for an extended period of time, it is advisable to get it checked by a doctor immediately.
Changes in breast tissue such as growing soft or hard than usual have nothing to do with hormonal changes.
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The breasts are dependent and connected to the various hormones within the body, especially estrogen. A reduction in the levels of estrogen within your body can cause a reduction in the thickness of breast tissues, making them soft. Reversely, an increase in the levels of estrogen will make your breasts harder due to the increase in the thickness of the tissues. This can also lead to cysts or lumps within the breast which could be a cause of concern and hence you should visit your doctor quickly.
The lack of which hormone causes low sex drive in women?
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Most people think that testosterone is a male sex hormone and found only within the male body. However, testosterone is also produced within the female body, but in small amount than the male body. Testosterone is responsible for sex drive in women as well. A hormonal imbalance could cause testosterone levels to go down within the female body and thus also cause a dip in libido.
If you are being increasingly forgetful, it could be a symptom of hormonal imbalances .
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Women approaching or going through menopause have often displayed this symptom. It has been noticed that a change in progesterone levels may cause estrogen levels to change as well. You may suffer from periods of memory loss where it becomes very difficult to remember things. As estrogen affects the neurotransmitters within the brain, it might affect the memory centers as well and cause this problem.