If you are a woman in your forties or fifties and you are exhausted, having trouble losing weight, worried about hair loss, or struggling with brain fog, you may assume that your symptoms are related to your hormones. And you would be right. But do you know which hormones are at the root of your symptoms? Let’s look at the changes in progesterone and estrogen that accompany your perimenopause and menopause, and changes in thyroid hormone levels, and the confusing challenges that these hormonal shifts can cause.
The depletion of ovarian follicles or oocytes tamper with a woman's reproductive hormones, resulting in low estrogen levels that induce most the of the side effects associated with menopause. Lower androgen levels, or male hormones, contribute to the loss of sex drive, reports UCLA Health.
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Ten years ago the publication of the first Women?s Health Initiative (WHI) report caused a dramatic world-wide drop in the number of women taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for symptoms of the menopause.