Both hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) have positive effects on mental health for the women and men who may need them. It is important to note that these benefits from HRT and TRT do often vary depending on the specific circumstances and medical needs of the individual.
HRT is commonly used to alleviate symptoms associated with both estrogen and testosterone imbalances, in women with low estrogen, before and during menopause, as well as by transgender individuals seeking gender-affirming hormone therapy. By restoring female and male hormone levels to create a more balanced state, HRT can help manage physical symptoms like hot flashes, night sweats, and vaginal dryness and other low estrogen and low testosterone signs and symptoms. Improvements in these symptoms can lead to an overall improvement in health and well-being, physical fitness and quality of life, which generally positively impacts the individuals mental and emotional state of well-being.
TRT is primarily used to address low testosterone levels in individuals, typically males, nut also in women. Testosterone plays a crucial role in various bodily functions, including mood regulation, cognitive function, and energy levels. In cases where low testosterone levels are causing symptoms such as fatigue, depression, or reduced libido, TRT may help improve these mental and emotional health issues by restoring testosterone to a normal and sufficient range.
If you have any mental, emotional problems you believe is related to or caused by low male or female hormone levels cal us here at Advanced Wellness Medical and speak with one of our healthcare professional, a mental health and/or hormone specialist, who can evaluate your specific situation and provide guidance regarding the potential benefits and risks of HRT or TRT. We will work one-on-one with you take your medical and social history and consider every factor in your overall health, medical history, as well as your hormone levels before recommending any treatment of any kind.