Bioidentical hormone therapy use hormones that mimic the affinity of human endogenous hormones. Ultimately what this means for you is that they are able to be more effective on any number of levels. The fact that the hormones used in bioidentical hormone therapy are identical, when it comes to structural make up, to endogenous hormones allows the body to operate normally. This creates far less complications and has the advantage of virtually no side effects. The dosage that you require is adjusted based on your needs and targeted specifically to the chemical makeup of your bodies hormones. This is a huge leap over the traditional hormone therapies that are fundamentally a one size fits all solution.
Do I need Bioidentical Hormone Therapy?
There is only one real way to find out if you need bioidentical hormone therapy. That is to see your doctor or visit our pharmacy. Your doctor will recommend, or prescribe, a series of tests. These include specific lab panels that will tell your doctor if you are having a hormonal imbalance. Hormonal imbalances are best treated with bioidentical hormone therapy, using hormones that are virtually identical to the naturally occurring ones they are seeking to replace in your body.
What Are the Symptoms of Needing Bioidentical Hormone Therapy?
There are a number of signs that you can look out for which will tell you that you have a hormone imbalance. It is important to remember that ultimately only the tests will tell for sure what your needs are. Some of the symptoms that you should be aware of include fatigue, night sweats, depression, weight gain, extreme muscle atrophy, insomnia, anxiety, rapid and sudden mood swings, the loss of hair, a sudden dip in energy levels, among others. If you have any of these, you should consider speaking with your doctor about bioidentical hormone therapy or visiting our pharmacy.
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