How do Hormones Affect Brain Fog?

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As we age, it’s common to feel a little foggy on some days. But if you’re having trouble focusing or feel that you’re lacking the mental clarity you had when you were younger, it could be due to a hormonal imbalance. Medical professionals refer to this as “brain fog” or “foggy brain.” 

A healthy brain and body require balanced hormones. If your hormones are out of balance, you can experience symptoms like fatigue, memory problems, mood swings, brain fog, and a host of other symptoms.

What Are Hormones?

The human body produces hundreds of hormones, which are chemical messengers made in the body that control and regulate the activity of our cells and organs. Neurohormones, in particular, have a direct impact on the brain with the most important being:

  • Thyroid hormones, which help with energy regulation
  • Estrogen, which helps regulate mood
  • Progesterone, which helps control anxiety
  • Testosterone, which affects mood, sexuality, and strength

What Is Brain Fog?

Brain fog has been described by many as feeling like you’re sleepwalking through life. You may feel tired, forgetful, have difficulty concentrating, and notice that even simple tasks seem challenging. Everybody experiences these symptoms from time to time, but if it’s happening on a regular basis, it may be time to do something about it and call the medical professionals at 25 Again. 

How Do Neurohormones Affect the Brain?

The communication between the brain and hormones is a two-way street. The brain sends out signals that tell your body’s glands to produce and release hormones, and hormones send messages back to the brain that affect its activity. 

When your hormones are in balance, you feel more energetic, mentally clear, and focused. When they’re out of balance, you can experience symptoms like brain fog, lack of focus, anxiety, and depression. 

How Can 25 Again Help Boost My Mental Clarity?

At 25 Again, we can do a comprehensive check of all your hormone levels and recommend a treatment plan that gets your system back in balance and your brain feeling as sharp as it did when you were decades younger.  

To learn more about how hormone replacement therapy at 25 Again can help boost your mental clarity, call us at 1-866-420-9260 or visit us here to set up your free consultation.

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