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Hormone Therapy Women

Who is a candidate for Female Hormone Therapy?

Production of testosterone peaks in our mid 20’s and begins to steadily decline, down to about 50% by the age 40. Woman as early as 30 are seeking therapy for low testosterone levels. Many athletes and body builders also seek treatment due to the depletion of testosterone. The combination of low Testosterone, Low Vitamin D and Low B12 can be a combination for disaster for many younger women who feel a lack of energy, strength, sex drive and focus. Testosterone is the most abundant active sex hormone in a woman throughout her life. 

You do not have to be peri-menopause or post-menopause to be a candidate for BHRT therapy, anyone experiencing symptoms and low levels can be treated and improve their quality of life. Testosterone is a vital hormone in women. It reveals physiologic effects through androgen receptors in body tissues, including breast, heart, blood vessels, intestines, lungs, brain, spinal cord, nerves, bladder, uterus, ovaries, endocrine glands, vaginal tissue, skin, bone, joints, and fatty tissue. 

Hormones play a major role in your wellness. They help to regulate your metabolism, energy level, appetite, blood pressure, fertility, libido, emotions, sleep and body temp.

For women, our goal is to replenish your testosterone, and/or your testosterone with Estrogen and progesterone. Supplementing these hormones help combat and suppress your symptoms and prevent the development of long-term diseases that result from these deficiencies.

Menopause is divided into three basic stages: perimenopause, menopause, and post menopause. During this time, the ovaries begin to atrophy which causes a decline in the production of the hormones that stimulate the menstrual cycle; estrogen and progesterone.

Perimenopause
Perimenopause is the three-to-five-year period before menopause begins. Most women enter this stage in their late 40’s. Leading up to menopause, hormone levels shift and your body starts producing less estrogen. You may start to have irregular periods and begin to experience some menopause symptoms. You can still become pregnant during perimenopause.

Menopause
You have officially begun menopause once you’ve missed your period 12 months in a row. It usually takes one to three years for your body to go through menopause, but every woman is different. You may feel strong symptoms during this time, or you may slightly different than usual.

The average woman begins menopause at age 51 or 52. But sometimes menopause begins earlier. Certain medical procedures or treatments can cause the onset of menopause and it can come much sooner.

Post Menopause
Post menopause includes all the time following your menopausal transition. Once you’ve completed menopause, you may notice your symptoms get better and new ones occur. Now that your body is creating less estrogen, you’re at higher risk for conditions like heart disease and osteoporosis.

The symptoms and signs of menopause can begin in perimenopause and linger through post menopause.

While symptoms vary greatly from person to person, the most common menopause symptoms include:

Weight gain

Headaches

Constant sweating

Irritability

Brittle bones

Dry skin

Vaginal dryness

Mood swings

Breast tendernes

Insomnia

Painful sex

Poor Sleep

Fatigue

Brain Fog

Anxiety

Feel weak

Night Sweats

No sex drive

Thinning hair

Depression

Joint aches

What if we told you that Bio-identical hormone pellet therapy could increase your energy and strength and help you with weight loss?

If we told you, it would improve your mood and focus, restore your libido and that you will feel happier and live healthier?

You would say…When can I get treated?!

Our patients tell us every day how Hormone therapy has changed their lives.

What are you waiting for!

It’s time to change yours.