Over 10 million Americans suffer from chronic headaches or migraines, with up to 60 percent of women’s headaches associated with hormonal imbalance. Fortunately, the Sadhna Center offers chronic headache treatment with hormonal optimization.
Hormones and Headaches
The body’s endocrine system creates hormones that regulate growth, sex characteristics, reproduction, and metabolism. It’s also responsible for maintaining hormonal equilibrium and balance within the body. As we age, however, the endocrine system may stop functioning properly.
By age 35, the ovaries begin to produce decreasingly less progesterone. Ultimately the ovaries completely cease production of progesterone once a woman no longer ovulates, leading to estrogen dominance. Without enough progesterone in the body, estrogen, which is a highly active hormone, is no longer balanced. This excess of estrogen can cause the dilation of blood vessels, and is responsible for headaches associated with menstruation, perimenopause, and menopause.
With traditional medicine, these headaches and migraines can be hard to treat. Preventative medications often don’t work and have many unwanted side effects. Medications designed to stop a headache once it has begun also have a long list of side effects in addition to being extremely expensive.
These headaches can be controlled by a natural and holistic approach with hormonal optimization. In lieu of treating merely, the symptoms of headaches and migraines the way the commonly used pharmaceutical approach would, hormonal optimization finds the root of the problem, a deficiency in progesterone. By using bio-identical estrogens and progesterone derived from soy and wild yams, estrogen dominance can be balanced and kept in control.
Hormonal optimization has been shown to dramatically help those suffering from chronic headaches. Although headaches and migraines may not be completely eliminated, chronic headache treatment with hormonal optimization both reduces the severity and the frequency of headaches.
Do You Suffer from Chronic Headaches?
If you are like millions of women with headaches who are unknowingly suffering from estrogen dominance, chronic headache treatment with hormonal optimization may be right for you. If you are interested in seeking treatment or would like more information, contact the Sadhana Center. Call (516)544-8899 today.