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Hormone Imbalance

Holistic Medicine Specialist & (Telehealth Visits Only) located in East Northport, NY

Hormone Imbalance services offered in East Northport, NY

Hormone imbalance is growing more common, with a nearly 20% increase among adults over the last few years. At Natural Health Specialists LLC in East Northport, New York, esteemed hormone specialist Christopher J. Fischer, ND, uses a naturopathic approach to help you balance your hormones and boost your whole-body health. To learn how lifestyle changes, research-based targeted nutritional therapies, and custom herbal formulations can help you, set up your telehealth appointment (telehealth only) by calling the office or clicking the online scheduler now.  

Hormone Imbalance Q&A

What is hormone imbalance?

At least 50 different chemical messengers (hormones) relay messages that control your metabolism, mood, reproductive health, sexual function, sleep-wake cycle, and many other aspects of daily function. 

Hormone imbalance means either inadequate or excessive hormone levels in the body. It can have a severe negative impact on your health, now and in the future, so this condition requires treatment. 

What are the symptoms of hormone imbalance?

Hormone imbalance symptoms can vary with the specific hormones involved, but some common symptoms include:

  • Weight gain
  • Acne
  • Hair thinning
  • Decreased sex drive
  • Erectile dysfunction (in men)
  • Mood swings
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Irregular menstrual cycle (in women)
  • Insomnia
  • Chronic fatigue

Hormone imbalance also plays a role in many conditions, including infertility, diabetes, and thyroid disease.  

How are hormone imbalances diagnosed?

Dr. Fischer diagnoses hormone imbalances through testing. Along with blood testing, more in-depth testing (like urine tests) measures hormone levels and assesses how you metabolize hormones. This information, alongside your personalized medical and lifestyle evaluations, gives Dr. Fischer a clear picture of your hormone needs. 

How does hormone imbalance treatment work?

Hormone imbalance treatment depends on your specific needs. At Natural Health Specialists, Dr. Fischer uses a holistic and naturopathic approach to health and wellness, in which the restorative powers of plants and natural lifestyle changes help you return to good health. 

Your treatment may include:

  • Nutrition (food as medicine)
  • Research-based targeted nutritional therapeutics (supplements)
  • Custom herbal formulations
  • Lifestyle changes like sleep regulation and stress management
  • Referral for bioidentical hormone replacement therapy   

Every hormone balancing plan is completely unique to the patient. Dr. Fischer may recommend a couple of approaches simultaneously, such as nutrition counseling with supplements targeting your specific hormone imbalance. 

You’ll typically have repeat hormone testing at certain intervals. Dr. Fischer can adjust your treatment plan as needed based on how your body responds. 

Natural Health Specialists offers a subscription plan (six-month commitment required) that gives you ongoing access to hormone balancing support. You’ll meet with Dr. Fischer once a month through telehealth (virtual appointments) for personalized care.

Call the Natural Health Specialists LLC office or click the online booking feature to set up your telehealth appointment now.