Bioidentical Hormones and Menopause Symptoms
During menopause a woman can suffer from many annoying symptoms related to hormonal changes. Often complicated symptoms make women miserable to the point of depression which is usually treated with antidepressant medications.
Physical symptoms often start with night sweats, migraines, tiredness and often lead to taking drugs which address the effects of hormonal changes but not the causes. When the drugs stop working the misery starts again. It’s a very challenging way to live.
Balanced Hormones The Key To a Healthy Life
Hormones in our bodies regulate multitude of functions. From the start in prenatal life until death hormones play a vital role in our lives. This role becomes visible when lack of hormones causes problematic symptoms.
Hormone deficiency can happen as a result of failure of any organ or gland producing specific hormones, this is uncommon. In normal lives aging is the main cause of decrease in hormone production.
BHRT Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy for Women
The key in any hormone replacement therapy is restoring hormone balance within the endocrine system. Hormones used during traditional hormone therapies are synthetic chemicals which may not perform the same function as natural hormones.
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy uses synthesized hormones but the difference is in their chemical structure. BHRT hormones have the same molecular structure as natural hormones hence they work in the same way. Wild yam and soy are used for production of bioidentical hormones.
Hormone Therapy for Men With Bioidentical Hormones
Hormone therapy for men? That’s not something you often hear about. In women most everyone knows about their menopause. But most people don’t know that a large percentage of men also have the equivalent of menopause; it is called andropause (some people refer to it as Male Menopause or MANopause) and in many cases its symptoms can be as troubling and dramatic as those in women.
The Impact of Low Testosterone
As men age, they tend to suffer from energy loss, difficulty keeping off weight, and sexual impotency. Low testosterone is often the culprit behind these problems. By the age of 30, most men’s testosterone production levels have already started to decline significantly. This is due to the fact that men typically lose 1-2% of their testosterone each year starting in their mid-20s. By the time males reach the age of 40, almost half of their growth hormones are usually depleted. This can lead to a condition that goes by the name of andropause, hypogonadism, or Low T—exactly what we treat through our testosterone therapy at PrimeBody.
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If my blood test results indicate I am a candidate for treatment, what are the next steps?
If your blood tests indicate you would benefit with the Prime Body protocol, your health care provider will be informed of the test results and will authorize a prescription for you. Then one of Prime Body’s Clinical Care Coordinators will contact you within 72 hours. They will review with you the recommended comprehensive 3 and 6 month protocol, including medications, supplies, follow-ups, payment methods and shipping details; your entire protocol will be covered. You will be provided electronic documents to sign in order to finalize your series and within 3 days of receiving payment Prime Body will ship your prescription.
How long does a consultation take?
Your blood work and consultation with your provider will last between 30-45 min
What are the benefits BHRT?
The most common benefits include: Increased energy, decreased irritability, decreased depression, improved muscle mass and strength, improved sexual desire and performance, improved cognitive function, higher motivation and sense of well-being, and decreased body fat.
How do I know if I am a candidate for the therapy?
Your blood will be tested for many important factors to determine if you will be a candidate. Your provider will look at your hematology and hormone levels and discuss the findings with Prime Body specialists to determine whether you are a candidate.
Will my insurance cover the treatments?
Prime Body is a cash-based protocol. Insurance generally only pays for treating disease, not to optimize health. Under the auspices of our hormone experts, Prime Body provides to you a safe and a uniquely proprietary blend of bio-identical hormones to help balance your hormones and optimize your well-being. Prime Body’s program is simple and convenient for you to administer. You do not need to go to the doctor on a weekly basis; Prime Body ships to you and you self-administer the program, with Prime Body’s team of experts at the ready to help you if necessary. Thousands and thousands of people have enjoyed dramatic improvements to their health due to Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy. Prime Body is making it more convenient for everyone to enjoy these health benefits.
How quickly will I see results?
You can expect to begin feeling noticeably better within one to three weeks.
What are the side effects of the treatment?
As with any medication, it’s possible some patients can experience a few side effects. But most are quite mild and tend to vanish rather quickly as your body adjusts to the medication and restored hormone balance. You will be given an information sheet with descriptions of what symptoms are possible. Of course you should contact our offices any time you have questions about your treatment including any concerns about side effects.
Is hormone treatment safe?
Our careful approach is holistic in nature and extremely safe. The purpose of the therapy is simply to restore your body’s hormones to their optimal levels. Most patients experience NO unpleasant side effects. And since the medications are custom-compounded for each patient and come in pre-measured doses, there’s practically NO chance of patient error.
Hormone Replacement Therapy with Bioidentical Hormones
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy or BHRT uses supplemental doses of hormones to replace deficiencies of natural body hormones with synthetic hormones that have identical chemical structure to the natural ones and are easily utilized. Bioidentical hormones are also micronized to ensure the body absorbs as much of the dose as possible.
The amount of bioidentical hormones one should take is individually established by a certified physician who takes into account patient’s medical history and current health conditions associated with hormonal imbalance. Tests have to be performed to correctly evaluate current hormone levels.
Hormone Deficiency and Hormone Replacement Therapy
Many people experience discomfort related to aging as this is when hormones get released in lesser quantities or their production is stopped altogether. Many therapies work only with the effects of aging, oft)en ignoring the real cause and its solution.
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) works with the cause of aging symptoms by restoring the amount of hormones to a more optimal level, counteracting the negative effects of hormonal deficiency.