What are hormones and what they do.
Every woman wants to always be beautiful and young, and it depends on the correct functioning of the organism. On his page in Instagram the physician-nutritionist Svetlana nikitchuk told what hormones affect the appearance and state of health, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to Comments.
This is a group of female sex steroids are necessary to maintain youth and beauty of the body. Estrogen promotes the production of collagen and elastin — proteins that make up the “skeleton” of the skin. Deficiency of this hormone on the skin can appear wrinkles, floats oval face, and the body wears out faster.
Growth hormone (somatotropin)
While reducing the level of growth hormone decreases muscle mass, but there the excess fat and wrinkles, deteriorating mood, and reduced endurance. Hollywood stars resort to injections of growth hormone, however, this method has a bunch of nasty side effects: swelling, headaches and even uncontrolled growth of bones and internal organs.
This hormone has a calming and anti-aging effect. However, in the right quantity it is produced only up to 30 years. And then the muscle tone begins to fall, the blood vessels become brittle, the skin loses elasticity, and all this is because of DHEA.
It regulates our circadian rhythms, and simply put, it tells the body that it is time to relax. All the cell regeneration processes occur during sleep, and if it is broken, we begin to get older. From a lack of melatonin wrinkles, and hair loss and can form dark spots.
High levels of the stress hormone cortisol leads to early aging
Depending on the type of skin negative effect of cortisol manifests itself in different ways: grey complexion, dryness and flaking, wrinkles or increased oiliness and acne. This hormone destroys the collagen fibers and making the skin flabby.
This hormone lowers the level of glucose in the blood, and when he gets out of control, appear on the skin early signs of aging. High blood sugar leads to the formation of wrinkles and sagging skin. Due to glucose bonding of sugar molecules and proteins, is faster than relying on age — collagen and elastin are destroyed. Elastic the skin becomes fragile and dehydrated.