More about our Treatment with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
As we age our bodies begin to experience certain changes due to decreasing hormone levels. Commonly known as menopause in women and andropause in men, these changes can lead to symptoms such as fatigue, weight gain and belly fat, loss of muscle, moodiness, brain fog, difficulty sleeping, decreased libido and sexual or erectile dysfunction. When due to hormone imbalance, these undesirable symptoms can be alleviated with Bio-identical Hormone Therapy (BHRT).
What is Bioidentical Hormone Replacement?
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) can help to relieve symptoms of hormone imbalance by identifying and treating deficient hormone levels and balancing hormones as required. Synthetic hormones such as Premarin, Prempro and Provera are chemically different from our natural human hormones. By contrast, bio-identical Hormones are biologically identical to our human hormones and are derived from natural ingredients such. Some bio-identical hormones are commercially available at your retail pharmacy and other combinations are compounded by specially trained and licensed compounding pharmacists by prescription only.
Successful hormone balancing with BHRT can have the following beneficial effects: