Hormone Replacement (Balancing) Therapy

Treatment Options:

HORMONE BALANCE can be the key to a healthier you

Most hormones are produced by a group of glands known as the endocrine system. Even though they are located in various parts of the body, they are considered one system. Because hormones interact with one another, and hormonal imbalance usually involves more than one type of hormone. More often, the problem involves a series of hormones that are out of balance, rather than just ‘thyroid, for example’.

Womens Hormone Replacment Therapy

 

Hormones which are out of balance can cause:

  • Addiction & Impulsivity
  • Always Feeling Cold
  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Breast Cancer
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Hot Flashes & Night Sweats
  • Infertility
  • Insomnia
  • Lower Stamina & Libido
  • PCOS
  • PMS or PMDD
  • Sexual concerns
  • Stress
  • Weight Gain
Other symptoms related to hormone imbalances:

  • Anxiety
  • Headaches
  • Foggy thinking
  • Mood swings/irritability
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Joint and muscle aches
  • Memory loss
  • Thinning hair
  • Dry, itchy to extra-oily skin and acne
  • Urinary issues, UTI’s
  • Elevated heart rate
  • Irregular menstruation (women)
  • Vaginal discomfort (women)
  • Sleep disturbances

Finding your BALANCE

If you’ve tried to understand changes in your health, or perhaps even treated your symptoms in ways that don’t seem to work, testing your hormones may be an important next step.

Couple Hormone Replacement

Facts About Hormone Therapy

  1. Hormone receptors are found in virtually every part of your body. If your hormones are out of balance, your health may suffer.
  2. Age-related hormone decline is striking at younger ages (20’s-30’s) and accelerating faster, due to the presence of pollutants, toxins, household chemicals, and hormones found foods, such as meat, dairy and other processed foods.
  3. Replacement, if balanced properly is safe, and can help resolve other health conditions you may be experiencing.
  4. Unbalanced hormone can cause health problems with your bones, teeth, brain, heart, eyes, skin, metabolism, as well as contribute to: diabetes, heart problems, infertility, joint and muscle pain, chronic fatigue and weight gain.
  5. Hormone therapy is a gradual process.  Balance may take 60 days to 9 months depending upon your current health and level of imbalance.

Treatment Options

The normal aging process causes a decline in hormone production. This results in imbalances that have both physical and psychological effects.  In order to determine if you have abnormal hormone levels or other imbalances which can lead to chronic health conditions, lab testing is the first step.  From your results, a doctor will review individualized treatment options.

Women

    1. Hormone Replacement Therapy – Bio-identical estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, and thyroid therapies (Based upon your individual labs).
    2. Vitamin and mineral supplementation: B12, D, C, B-Complex, amino acids and antioxidants.
      • Options include: Oral and injected nutrients.
    3. Lifestyle and diet counseling
    4. Sexual arousal therapies:

Men

    1. Hormone Replacement Therapy – Testosterone, and other hormone replacement therapy (Based upon your individual labs).
    2. Vitamin and mineral supplementation: B12, D, C, B-Complex, amino acids and antioxidants.
      • Options include: Oral and injected nutrients
    3. Lifestyle and diet counseling
    4. Sexual health / low libido therapies:

 

I may want treatment, what is the process?

  • Call to schedule a free 15 minute phone hormone consultation to discuss if treatment may be right for you.
  • Setup an appointment with the doctor to review health history and discuss required lab testing.
  • Get advanced lab testing.
  • Meet with Dr. Christine to review your results and go over an individualized treatment plan.
  • Review progress through weeks 2-12 with a nurse or the doctor.
  • 90 days – Follow-up exam. Additional testing may be required to check hormone balance.
  • Follow-up and review health with an RN or the doctor.

To schedule a consultation, please call: 317-881-8119