Body Types

 

Having trouble burning belly fat and loosing weight despite exercising and eating correctly. Pinpoint the primary cause of  your body type. Is your body type due to stress triggers or trauma? This is the adrenal body type. A result of high levels of cortisol. Saggy belly. Weight around the mid section. The liver body type is attributed to a fatty liver, cirrhosis, inflammation of the liver, virus, and alcohol.  Ovary body type comes from estrogen. Chemicals in the food, pesticides, herbicides, birth control pills or something in the environment mimicking  estrogen. Thyroid body type is weight gain all over. These are some of the common hormonal imbalances and internal processes preventing you from seeing the results you are looking for. You can;t fix diet without knowing whats wrong. Let me help you get the results you are looking for.

 

Body Types

 

Adrenal Body

Stress or trauma based weight gain in the belly due to stress. Adrenal gland sits on top of the kidney and is responsible for producing cortisol .Cortisol is known as the belly fat hormone. Adrenal glands adapt the body to stress. They adapt and change the body physiology to cope and manage stress. Responsible for fight or flight response. Our bodies are not equipped to handle sustained or prolonged stress. Physical, mental and emotional stress. Over time it burns the adrenals out. Pregnancies, surgeries and other trauma are prolonged stress on the body and  cause you to typically  store fat around the midsection, with skinny legs.

Symptoms of adrenal fatigue:

  • Stubborn belly fat that won’t burn off, despite exercising and eating well
  • High cortisol decreases testosterone in men and causes low libido
  • Loosing muscle in legs and glutes
  • Knee problems
  • Chronic fatigue. Hard time getting up in the morning and tired during the day
  • Excessive thinking, Attention goes everywhere. Unsatisfied with survival and problem solving .24/7
  • Brain fog, hard to focus and less tolerance for stress
  • Allergies, snoring, acne, blood sugar, high cholesterol, hot flashes, bloating and bad digestion
  • Cravings for carbohydrates, breads, salts and sugars.
  • Loss of collagen and loose skin

 

Thyroid Body Type

The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of your neck. Thyroid body types typically gains weight all over as a result of low levels of thyroid hormones, a condition called hypothyroidism. Some common causes of thyroid dysfunction are: liver not processing hormones, low iodine, allergic to iodine and too much estrogen.

Symptoms of damaged thyroid:

  • Gains weight all over
  • Tired. Can sleep many hours and still not feel refreshed
  • Problems producing proteins: Hair loss, loosing eyebrows on the outside, vertical ridges on nails, dry skin, loose skin, wrinkles puffiness
  • Cold feet
  • Craves carbohydrates
  • Decreased libido

 

Ovary Body Type

Ovary body types are women that gain weight in the lower abs hips, butt, chest and upper arms. This weight gain is due to estrogen dominance. Estrogen is a female reproductive hormone. Having too much estrogen and not enough progesterone is known as estrogen dominance/

Symptoms of estrogen dominance:

  • Weight gain in lower abs, hips, butt, chest and upper arms
  • Craves dairy products
  • Heavy period or any problems with your cycle
  • PMS
  • Mood Swings
  • Bloating
  • Low sex drive

 

Liver Body Type

The liver body type is more common among men. When the liver becomes dysfunctional, you start to develop the protruded basketball belly. A dysfunctional or fatty liver is unable to detox toxic waste, breakdown fats and process hormones. As a result cortisol backs up developing belly fat, lowering testosterone. Along with a belly, you develop man boobs from excess estrogen

Symptoms of a fatty liver:

  • Protruded pot belly or basketball belly
  • Skin issues, itchy feet, rash, swelling in feet or lower legs
  • Grouchy in the morning due to low blood sugar
  • Headaches, belching and burping
  • Craves deep fried foods
  • Right shoulder, bloating,white tongue and bad breath

 

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Body Type Chart Dr Eric Berg

Published by Delmar Tolliver

Online Coach and Transformation Specialist

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