Women’s Hormone Imbalance Quiz

Women's Hormone Imbalance Quiz


This Women’s Hormone Imbalance Quiz is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to diagnose any disease or illness. Your answers are anonymous and not recorded. If you have questions regarding this quiz, please call us at 919-468-3900 for a free consultation.

Symptom Group 1
  • PMS
  • insomania
  • Early miscarriage
  • Painful and/or lumpy Breast
  • Anxiety
  • Unexplained weight gain
  • Cyclical headaches
  • infertility
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Symptom Group 2
  • Night sweats
  • vaginal dryness
  • bladder infections
  • hot flashes
  • painful intercourse
  • lethargic depression
  • Memory Problems
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Symptom Group 3
  • puffines and bloating
  • cervical dysplasia
  • mood swings
  • Rapid weight gain
  • heavy bleeding
  • anxious depression
  • Breast tenderness
  • foggy thinking
  • migraine headaches
  • Insomania
  • weepiness
  • red flush on face
  • gallbladder problems
Total boxes checked

Symptom Group 4
A combination of the symptoms in #1 and #3
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Symptom Group 5
  • polycystic ivary syndrome
  • Acne
  • Ovarian Cysts Night sweats
  • Excessive hair on the face & arms
  • infertility
  • mid-cycle pain
  • hypoglycemia and/or unstable blood sugar
  • ovarian cysts
Total boxes checked

Symptom Group 6
  • Debilitating fatique
  • unstable blood sugar
  • brown spots on face
  • Foggy tinking
  • low blood pressure
  • Thin and/or dry skin
  • Intolerance to excercise
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Answers

(if 2 or more boxes have been checked in any given symptom group)
Symptom Group 1

Progesterone Deficiency This is the most common hormone imbalance among women of all ages. You may need to change your diet, get off of synthetic hormones(Including birth control pills), and you may need to use some progesterone cream. And try saliva testing for progesterone and estradiol.

Symptom Group 2

Estrogen Deficiency This hormone imbalance is most common in menopausal women; especially if you are petite and/or slim. You may need to make some special changes to diet; take some women’s herbs; and some women may even need a little bit of natural estrogen (about one-tenth the dose prescribed by most doctors). (November 1998, pages 1-3) And try saliva testing for estradiol.

Symptom Group 3

Excess Estrogen In women, this is often solved by getting off of the conventional synthetic hormones most often prescribed by doctors for menopausal women. You might enjoy this article: getting off HRT. Once you are on a natural hormone regimen, you may want to get a comprehensive saliva test, Female/Male saliva Profile III.

Symptom Group 4

Estrogen Dominance This is a cause when you don’t have enough progesterone to balance the effects of estrogen. Thus you can have low estrogen but if you have lower progesterone, you can have symptoms of estrogen dominance. Many women between age of 40 and 50 suffer from estrogen dominance.. And try saliva testing for Female/Male Saliva Profile I or just test for progesterone and estradiol.

Symptom Group 5

Excess Androgens (Male Hormones) This is most often caused by too much sugar and simple carbohydrates in diet and is often found in women who have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). And ty saliva testing for progesterone, estradioal and testosterone.

Symptom Group 6
Cortisol Deficiency This is caused by tired adrenals, which is usually caused by chronic stress. if you’re trying to juggle a job and a family, chances are good you have tired adrenals. And try saliva hormone testing for Adrenal Function or one of the individual cortisol tests.

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