HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHAT IS BHRT?

Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) resupplies the exact hormones, our body daily needs to function properly by using tailoring bioidentical hormones. Our hormone specialists are highly trained in natural hormone therapy, combined with nutrition and exercises to help those suffering. BHRT is the use of additional hormones. All hormones used are identical to human hormones. The specialist can tailor the dosage to an individual needs.

Who needs hormone replacement therapy?

All men and women over 35 begin to sense the unbalance of hormones.

The scientific method to determine hormone imbalance is using blood test, and hormone specialist consultant.  The blood test has a different panel of tests for the different types of hormones. Signs and symptoms of hormone imbalance can include: fatigue, depressions, exhausted feeling, low libido, erectile disfunction, dryness, hair loss, weight gain, fat belly, cramp, insomnia, hot flash, mood swing, night sweat and anxiety.

How long does it take to balance my hormones?

Normally, it takes about 3-6 months to balance hormones, the specialist will see you about 6-12 months to maintain your balanced hormones. Remember each individual may have different results, because individual may start at different low levels with various hormones.

What are the side effects associated with bio-identical hormones?

Occasionally, patient complaints of itching, or redness at the site, these symptoms diminish as the body adjusts.  Patient needs to tell the physician to adjust the level of hormone as the body tries to find the balance.

Why do women need hormones before, during and after menopause?

Hormones affect our body in various pathways. Women reach different age brackets, may experience rise and fall in their hormone levels.  Life style, plus living and working environments can cause imbalance.  Imbalances of hormones, including estrogen, testosterone and progesterone can lead to hot flushes, night sweats, mood swing, anxiety, irritation. During periomenopause, menopause and post-menopause, estrogen level can get low, becomes unbalanced and women may experienced bone loss, weakness, low libido, memory fog, and exhaustion.  The unbalanced hormone can lead to osteoporosis and bone fracture, causing loss of working income.

Why do men need testosterone replacement?

As men continue to live longer, testosterone level declines and many men experience symptoms of low testosterone. Balance testosterone level helps men maintaining focus, sharp memory, muscle mass and sex drive.  Balancing man’s hormone, men can regain vitality, reduce the low testosterone symptoms and rejoice sex with partner .

Your hormones can affect your sleep, your digestion, your mood, your irritation, your night sweats.  When your estrogen or testosterone are low or out of balance, your body and soul are also not working effectively and/or efficiently.

Take your first step today, call NOW 727 548-1111 to schedule a consultation to see what bio-identical hormone therapy can relieve you of your symptoms.

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