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Hormone Imbalance

Discover Balance, Wellness, and Vitality

Are you struggling with unexplained mood swings, persistent fatigue, or frustrating weight fluctuations? We understand that hormone imbalances can have a profound impact on your overall well-being. That is why we tailor treatment to your unique needs, to help you regain balance, vitality, and a renewed sense of wellness. 

Our Integrative Approach

At Forum Health, we believe in a holistic and integrative approach to hormone imbalance treatment. Our team of renowned functional medicine experts combines the latest medical advancements with time-tested holistic practices to address the root causes of hormonal imbalances. We focus on understanding your individual health history, lifestyle, and genetic makeup to create a personalized treatment plan that will lead you on a journey to optimal balance. 

Signs of Hormonal Imbalance

Hormone imbalances can manifest in many ways, as hormones play a crucial role in regulating numerous bodily functions. The signs of a hormone imbalance can vary depending on the specific hormones involved and the individual’s unique physiology. Here are some common signs and symptoms of hormone imbalances: 

Irregular Menstrual Cycles

For females, irregular periods, heavy or light bleeding, or missed periods could indicate hormonal fluctuations.

Unexplained Weight Changes

Sudden weight gain or loss that cannot be attributed to changes in diet or exercise might be linked to hormone imbalances.

Mood Swings

Fluctuating hormones can lead to mood changes, irritability, anxiety, or feelings of sadness.


Feeling tired and lethargic even after adequate rest is a common symptom of hormone imbalances. 


Hormonal disruptions can interfere with sleep patterns, leading to difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep.

Changes in Libido

A decrease or sudden change in sexual desire could be linked to hormonal issues.

Hot Flashes and Night Sweats

These symptoms are often associated with hormonal changes during menopause but can occur due to other hormone imbalances as well.

Digestive Issues

Hormones can affect digestion, leading to symptoms like bloating, constipation, or diarrhea.

Hair Loss

Experiencing hair thinning or hair loss beyond the normal rate could be connected to hormone imbalances.

Acne and Skin Issues

Hormones influence sebum production, and imbalances may lead to acne breakouts or other skin problems.

Increased Heart Rate

Elevated heart rate or heart palpitations can sometimes be related to hormone fluctuations.

Dryness or Vaginal Discomfort

Hormonal changes can affect vaginal lubrication and lead to dryness or discomfort.

Difficulty Concentrating

Cognitive function, memory, and focus may be impacted by hormonal fluctuations.

Muscle Weakness

Changes in hormone levels can lead to muscle weakness or reduced muscle mass.

Sensitivity to Cold or Heat

Hormone imbalances may affect the body’s ability to regulate temperature, causing sensitivity to temperature changes.

It’s important to note that these symptoms can also be caused by other health conditions, so it’s essential to consult with a Forum Health provider for a proper evaluation and diagnosis. Hormone testing and a comprehensive health assessment can help identify and address any underlying hormone imbalances effectively. 

Comprehensive Hormone Assessment

Before embarking on your treatment journey, we conduct a thorough and comprehensive hormone assessment. Our state-of-the-art diagnostic tools allow us to measure and analyze your hormone levels with precision. This in-depth evaluation enables our experts to identify any imbalances and design a treatment plan tailored to your specific needs. 

Forum Health’s Approach

Your body is unique, and so should be your treatment plan. Our expert physicians will craft a personalized program that targets the imbalances affecting your well-being. This tailored approach may include: 

Bio-identical Hormone Therapy

We use bio-identical hormones that closely resemble the body’s natural hormones, promoting safe and effective balance restoration.

Nutritional Guidance

Our providers will educate you on maintaining a hormone-supportive diet, helping optimize hormone levels through proper nutrition.

Lifestyle Modifications

Small lifestyle changes can lead to significant improvements. Our team will guide you through positive lifestyle modifications to enhance your overall well-being.


In some cases, targeted supplements may be recommended to support hormone balance and improve your health.

Expert Care and Support

Throughout your hormone imbalance treatment, our experienced team will provide ongoing support, guidance, and monitoring. We are dedicated to helping you achieve your health goals and will be by your side every step of the way. 

The Difference of High-End Care

We pride ourselves on delivering a high-end experience to our clients. From the moment you step into our office, you’ll be treated with the utmost care and respect. Our serene and inviting environment is designed to promote relaxation and rejuvenation, ensuring that you feel comfortable during every visit. 

Take the first step towards a healthier and more balanced life. Schedule a consultation with our providers today.


  • Recognize Symptoms: Pay attention to any signs or symptoms that may indicate a hormone imbalance, such as irregular periods, mood swings, fatigue, weight changes, etc. Keeping a symptom journal can be helpful. 
  • Consult with a Forum Health Professional: Schedule an appointment with a Forum Health provider who specializes in hormone health. They will run diagnostic tests to check your hormone levels.  

Hormone imbalances can lead to various disorders and health conditions due to the critical roles hormones play in regulating bodily functions. Here are some common disorders that can be caused or influenced by hormone imbalances: 

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism, Adrenal Insufficiency, Infertility, Menopause and Andropause. 

"Hormonal belly" is a term often used to describe increased fat deposition and bloating in the abdominal area, which is believed to be influenced by hormonal imbalances. While the term is not a medical diagnosis, it highlights the connection between hormones and weight distribution, particularly in the midsection. 

Yes, stress can indeed cause hormonal imbalances in the body. When we experience stress, the body releases a hormone called cortisol as part of the "fight-or-flight" response. Cortisol helps us cope with stressful situations by increasing alertness and mobilizing energy reserves. While this is a natural and necessary response, chronic or prolonged stress can lead to imbalances in cortisol and other hormones, disrupting the body's normal function.  

When hormone levels are too high in the body, it can lead to a condition called hormone or endocrine imbalance. This imbalance can have various effects on different body systems and may cause a range of symptoms depending on the specific hormone involved. 


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