Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy in the East Lansing & Grand Rapids, MI area
Anti-aging medicine and bioidentical hormone replacement therapy has tremendously advanced in recent years and is changing the way physicians approach patient care.
Hormones are the substances that control every function of your body. Your hormones should exist in harmony with each other. As we get older, our hormone levels decline. Some hormones decline more than others, leaving the person in hormonal imbalance. When the balance is lost, the hormone deficiencies and excesses can cause chronic symptoms and disorders, and heighten risk for disease. Many age-related diseases can be associated with hormonal imbalance. This is where Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy comes into play. BHRT can relieve these symptoms and help get your life back to how it was.
A whole host of symptoms may signify hormonal imbalance
- Weight Gain
- Hot Flashes
- Night Sweats
- Mood Swings
- Sexual Dysfunction
- Dry Skin
- Prostate Problems
- Thinning Hair
What is Bio-identical or Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy?
Bioidentical hormones are extracted from natural sources, plants like soybean and wild yams. Their molecular structure is identical to that of the hormones produced by our bodies. They are compounded, or specially made for you, by a compounding pharmacy, to suit your specific hormone replacements needs. This process allows you to receive individualized hormone treatment.
Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy, or BHRT, can be used to treat the following conditions or symptoms:
- Low Testosterone
- Adrenal Fatigue