Hormone Imbalance Symptoms in Teenagers

Hormone imbalance symptoms in teenagers are becoming very common today due to improper diet and stressful environmental conditions. The following article will cover some information on hormone imbalance symptoms in kids that will help work towards treatment of raging hormones…

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When a teenager throws a fit around for not being allowed to do something they want or a young girl sits sulking for no rhyme or reason, the culprit invariably according the parents is hormone imbalance. The adolescence period is a very delicate transition period, where a child steps into the world of adulthood. Mother nature is busy with her work, that causes many physical, emotional and mental changes in a young child on the threshold of adulthood. These changes take place due to the hormonal secretions that helps a child to enter the age of puberty. These changes may lead to hormone imbalance symptoms in teenagers that has a major impact on their mood and behavior. A sad and depressed teen in the morning may suddenly turn bubbly and happy in the evening. This is where the old saying, ‘blame it on the hormones’ may have originated. Lets see some more information related to hormone imbalance symptoms in teenagers in the following paragraphs.

Causes of Hormonal Imbalance Symptoms in Teenagers
In today’s world, hormonal imbalance symptoms in teenagers is becoming very common. This is due to a number of reasons that causes these hormonal ups and downs. Teenagers today are exposed to hundreds of chemicals as compared to teenagers before them. These chemicals are not only those present in the polluted environment, but also as preservatives, food coloring agents and flavoring agents in foods and drinks. Chemicals are also present in the form of pesticides on fruits and vegetables, plastics, beauty products, etc., that enter their system causing a lot of hormonal problems. Teens tend to live on a junk food diet rather than having balanced food that includes fresh food products.

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Author: Leslie Carol Botha

Author, publisher, radio talk show host and internationally recognized expert on women's hormone cycles. Social/political activist on Gardasil the HPV vaccine for adolescent girls. Co-author of "Understanding Your Mood, Mind and Hormone Cycle." Honorary advisory board member for the Foundation for the Study of Cycles and member of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research.