Hormonal imbalance

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What is hormonal imbalance?

A hormonal imbalance can cause dysfunction in the endocrine system. In women, it may lead to irregular periods and birth control pills can be used to help alleviate the imbalance.

Common symptoms reported by people with hormonal imbalance

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with hormonal imbalance

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Nutrition/Diet
How many have tried
1
Tried for
hormonal imbalance (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cinnamon Extract)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
hormonal imbalance (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lexapro)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)

Data from patients with hormonal imbalance, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with hormonal imbalance

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for hormonal imbalance (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
hormonal imbalance (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Hospitalization
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cinnamon Extract)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
upset stomach
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
hormonal imbalance (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lexapro)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with hormonal imbalance, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has hormonal imbalance on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 10
30s 7
40s 7
50s 8
60s 1
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 4
20-29 years 3
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 1

Sex

Distribution of sex

82% Female
18% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 11
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from hormonal imbalance patients who have completed their condition history
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