Is Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy for You?
Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy is a viable treatment method for some patients, in cases where they have a hormone deficiency and are experiencing other types of health concerns, issues, and related problems. As the body ages, the production of natural hormones declines and slows, most often between the ages of 40 and 55. However, in some cases, some patients can be affected with reduced hormone production in their mid to late 30s.
Ask yourself if you are currently experiencing or have experienced the following symptoms in the past six months:
- Hot Flashes
- Problems Sleeping/Insomnia
- Heavier than Normal Menstrual Cycles
- Reduced Sex Drive
- Cold Flashes
- Recently Diagnosed with Endometriosis or Fibroids
If you answered yes to one or more of the above, then you might be a candidate for hormone replacement therapy using bioidentical hormones.
What Is the Difference between Bioidentical and Synthetic Hormones?
Bioidentical hormones have several benefits over synthetic hormones. Bioidentical hormones are created to have a molecular structure very similar to the body’s natural hormones. As a result, the body reacts to them like they were natural hormones produced by the body. Other benefits of bioidentical hormone therapies include fewer side effects, no fillers, additives, or preservatives, and they are metabolized by the body much like natural hormones.
In addition, bioidentical hormones are custom prescribed based upon your needs and requirements, and compounded locally. For more information about bioidentical hormones, and to see if this hormone replacement therapy is for you, contact Forrest Health today at 408-354-4262.