Advanced Bioidentical Hormone Therapy focuses on the importance of vitamins, diet, and exercise in combination with hormone replacement therapy to help patients feel and function better, restore energy, and provide long-term therapeutic protection.
Millions of women suffer from hormonal imbalance. Whether due to age or a hysterectomy, adrenal fatigue, or thyroid disorder, Advanced Bioidentical Hormone Therapy provides natural female hormone replacement treatment to support women suffering from the symptoms of perimenopause and menopause. Symptoms often first appear when estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone production begins to decline and these hormonal imbalances can lead to chronic health issues and increase the risk of serious disease.
However, through the use of bioidentical hormones, which are identical to the body’s natural chemistry, hormone loss and imbalance can be corrected and women can not only relieve themselves of the symptoms, but protect themselves from osteoporosis and heart disease. The most effective solution of any disease process is prevention of that disease.
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Advanced Bioidentical Hormone Therapy FAQ
Q: What are bioidentical hormones?
Bioidentical hormones or natural hormones are an exact replica of the hormones that are naturally produced by the body. The difference between bioidentical hormones and synthetic hormones is that, although both are created in labs, synthetic hormones are not identical to the hormones naturally created in your body; bioidentical hormones match your body’s hormones molecule by molecule. Depending on what your symptoms are and which hormone(s) your body needs, Advanced Bioidentical Hormone Therapy may choose to prescribe bioidentical hormones such as estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, thyroid, DHEA, melatonin or others as needed.
Q: Who needs Advanced Bioidentical Hormone Therapy?
Aging takes a toll on the body and affects us all in different ways. We have come to accept the common symptoms--weight gain, hair loss, fatigue and low libido--as a natural part of growing older. Fortunately, there is an exciting revolution in science and medicine that identifies hormone replacement therapy as preventative medicine. The downward spiral of mental and physical decline that we have come to accept as natural is becoming recognized as somewhat preventable and controllable. We share this belief at Advanced Bioidentical Hormone Therapy—that the symptoms we associate with old age should not be brushed off as a simple fact of life. Our preventative approach to optimal health through personalized fitness programs, tailored nutrition plans, and natural bioidentical hormones will allow you to experience a renewed youthful energy, strengthen your body and mind, and live a longer full-quality life.
Q: Is Advanced Bioidentical Hormone Therapy for you?
Over the course of a lifetime we are exposed to a multitude of environmental and dietary toxins. These toxins, along with the normal aging process, contribute to a natural decline of hormones. Genetics and lifestyle choices all have a role in your exposure and how well your body functions as you go through the aging process. Uncomfortable changes and notable symptoms during this process can be linked to menopause and perimenopause in women, and andropause in men.
All of these factors can contribute to conditions that can occur at any stage of life as a result of hormonal imbalance:
- Adrenal Fatigue
- Thyroid Disease
- Metabolic Syndrome
- Sexual Dysfunction
As a result, you may be experiencing one or more of these common symptoms associated with aging:
- Weight gain
- Loss of energy or fatigue
- Hair loss
- Loss of sex drive
- Mood swings
- Sleep disturbances
- Poor concentration
- Memory loss
If symptoms like these have begun to affect your quality of life, you could be a candidate for Advanced Bioidentical Hormone Therapy.
Q: What are the side effects associated with bioidentical hormones?
Because bioidentical hormones have the same molecular structure of the hormones made naturally by your body, there are relatively few side effects. Side effects occur mainly when the dosage of hormone is too high for the individual. The clinical staff of Advanced Bioidentical Hormone Therapy consistently monitors and evaluates each patient to assure balanced and proper dosing.
Q: What is the best age to consider bioidentical hormone therapy?
At Advanced Bioidentical Hormone Therapy we believe that most people should have their hormones checked by the age of 40 or earlier if they are experiencing symptoms of menopause or andropause. The way to prevent illness and to optimize one’s health is to take an active role in addressing health care risks before they become a problem. Getting tested when you still feel good gives you a benchmark for later comparison when the inevitable happens and your hormones begin to decline.