Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) for Women
Mood swings, fatigue, insomnia, hot flashes, tearfulness, weight gain, irritability, loss of sex drive.
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It’s time to get you back.
Have you noticed unwelcomed changes in the past few years? Changes to your energy level, mood…to your libido? It could be your hormones. As we age, the levels of our hormones decrease. The effect is undeniable. Fortunately, hormone levels can be restored to the optimal levels of your youth—and there are advanced methods that make it safer and more effective. Many patients report improvements of their clinical symptoms and quality of life as a result of bioidentical hormone replacement therapy.
There are significant differences in the risks, benefits, and safety between natural and synthetic hormonal replacement. Bioidentical hormones are molecularly identical to the hormones naturally found in your body. They are known to be safer and more effective than chemically similar synthetic versions.
The Trifecta approach to wellness
Many people find that although they take good care of their bodies with proper nutrition and exercise, they still feel fatigued, or can’t lose extra weight. Hormones are often the missing piece of the Trifecta – nutrition, fitness, and hormonal balance – that can help you look and feel your best.
The role of hormones
Optimal levels of estrogen and progesterone and the balance between these two critical bioidentical hormones is perhaps the most important intervention that can support long-term health and wellness in women. When these hormones are in balance, patients often experience fewer headaches, improved mood, increased muscle mass, bone strength, and an improved sex life. Cosmetic improvements can include smoother skin and improved hair texture. Progesterone may be indicated to women who are pre-menopasal, peri-menopausal, and post-menopausal. Bioidentical forms of estrogen (estradiol and estriol) are only given to women in menopause.
Tailored to you
Before therapy is recommended, an in-depth consultation is scheduled to discuss your unique symptoms. A blood test is also completed to gain a benchwork analysis of hormone levels. Throughout therapy, a combination of regular check-in consultations and follow-up blood work analyses ensure you receive the proper dose at the proper frequency to attain and retain optimal results.
Extended release pellets
About the size of a grain of rice, pellets are injected just beneath the skin, usually in the hip/buttock area in a simple, 15-minute office procedure. This method enables your circulatory system to distribute and absorb the hormones consistently throughout the lifecycle of the pellet, 24/7. Hormone pellets are completely customized to you, 100% natural and do not contain fillers or additives.
Prepare for your treatment
- If you have one, bring a record of your last pap smear.
- If you have one, bring a copy of your latest mammogram.
- If you have one, bring a copy of your last physical exam.
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