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Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)As we age, many of us are going to experience fatigue, weight gain, hair loss, and even host of acute and chronic medical problems such as diabetes, bladder, vasomotor symptoms and medical problems such as irritable bowls, and more. Over time, as we age, our many hormone systems begin to fail. The produce less necessary hormones and these changes undermine the individuals sexuality, stamina, ability to sleep, vitality, libido and so much more. We often react by turning on a process of developing many health and medical problems because of the many imbalances occur for these issues, which may be caused by estrogen and testosterone deficiency in women (often called menopause) or low testosterone in men (andropause). Thankfully, these issues can be treated with hormone replacement therapy to help you look and feel your very best! This treatment is an easy and effective way to balance out your hormones for an improvement in symptoms.
What is Hormone Replacement Therapy?Hormone replacement therapy (HRT prescription of hormones, primarily estrogen and testosterone) for women and Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT), the replacement of testosterone hormone in men are both treatments and cures for these unbalanced hormone situations. TRT and HRT are commonly used to treat symptoms related to perimenopause menopause, and andropause they can also be used to treat a number of other hormonal imbalance conditions including insulin resistance, osteoporosis, adrenal and thyroid disorders, and fibromyalgia.
During hormone replacement therapy, Advanced Wellness Medical only uses bioidentical hormones. While these hormones are manmade, they are created from plant estrogens that are chemically exactly identical to both human estrogens and human testosterone. Bioidentical hormones can be used in many different forms including as patches, pills, gels, creams, and injections.
Bioidentical hormones have many benefits compared to synthetic hormones, which have a completely different chemical structure. This includes a reduced risk for a number of diseases and improved overall results.
Who Would Need Hormone Replacement Therapy?Most if not all men and women want to look and feel their best and regain lost health and well-being. In order to achieve this, they often must return their hormones to an optimal balance. As you age, hormone levels may drop, this may cause a host of symptoms, including but limited to:
• Insomnia and issues with sleep.
• Night sweats.
• Hot flashes.
• Mood swings.
• Anxiety and/or even panic attacks.
• Weight gain.
• Memory loss.
• Hair loss.
• Loss of libido.
• Impotency, frigidity, erectile dysfunction.
• And many more problems.
Hormone replacement therapy can help with these symptoms, as well as reduce the risk of diabetes, cataracts, and even tooth loss. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, contact Advanced Wellness Medical today to schedule your consultation. During this appointment, we will work with you to determine if HRT is right for you. We will need to review your current hormone levels and health history in order to create a customized treatment plan to help improve your symptoms.
What to Expect During Hormone Replacement Therapy?Hormone replacement therapy can be administered through a number of forms including patches, pills, gels, creams, and injections. We will work with you to determine which form will be the best for you and for your lifestyle. You will need to be monitored regularly once you begin hormone replacement therapy to ensure your body is responding correctly and you are getting the most positive and the healthiest results possible.
There are some potential side effects associated with hormone replacement therapy that is linked to dosage. These include increased acne, mood swings, breast tenderness, cramping, and bloating. If you experience any of these side effects, please contact us, as your dosage may need to be adjusted.