Do you wish to know more about hormone replacement therapy for women? The following frequently asked questions will shed more light on this treatment.
What is bioidentical hormone replacement therapy? ×
BHRT is a form of medical treatment designed to replenish your body’s natural hormone levels.
Are there any side effects to hormone replacement? ×
For women, the side effects are mild. Some experience temporary breast tenderness and/or water weight gain. Eventually, the body will tone itself up, as bone density and muscle mass increase, and fatty tissue decrease.
How long until I see the results of hormone replacement therapy? ×
You will begin feeling better within a few months of treatment. Some even report a noticeable increase in energy after just a few weeks. The results vary from patient to patient.
Will HRT help with my hot flashes? ×
During menopause, the production of hormones like estrogen and progesterone declines over time. It is believed that these changes cause hot flashes. HRT helps steady the levels of hormones in your body and is very effective for treating hot flashes.
Why replace hormones? ×
Estrogen, testosterone and progesterone serve many functions. They help the body process calcium for bone strength, keep healthy cholesterol levels, maintain healthy weight, promote healthy sleep etc. By replenishing the body’s essential hormones, HRT can help relieve life altering symptoms.
Who should consider HRT? ×
Candidates for hormone replacement therapy are women who experience moderate to severe symptoms such as trouble sleeping, weight gain, cognitive decline, skin laxity and decreased energy.
Who should talk to their general practitioner before considering HRT? ×
Those with breast cancer, heart disease, liver disease, or a history of blood clots, as well as women without menopausal symptoms, should consult with their general practitioner and the biostation’s medical team before considering HRT.
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The truth is, yes, conditions of hormone imbalance, like menopause, are an inevitable part of aging, but no one has to live with the ongoing battle against uncomfortable symptoms that diminish health or quality of life. By regaining the proper balance between the body’s hormones, you can maintain greater vitality and well-being at almost any age. Check out our latest e-book for more on hormone Replacement Therapy, plus learn about the proprietary approach we take at the biostation™ to ensure your wellness goals are met.