How can hormonal changes affect women?

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Ms. Ashley Koff, RD
Nutrition & Dietetics
Because everything in the body is connected, shifts in hormones through the years can have profound effects on the body's energy system. From a physiological standpoint, hormones help control how you feel, such as hungry, thirsty, tired, hot, cold, horny, and down in the dumps. They also command where we are on life's continuum, from our childless days to our postmenopausal years when our bodies try to thrive on a totally different concentration of hormones.
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