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Hormone Replacement Therapy

If you’re experiencing the symptoms that come alongside a hormone deficiency, then replacement therapy could be right for you. This treatment is designed to help when patients are struggling with the production of their natural hormones, with bioidentical estrogen and testosterone.

Keep reading to find out more.

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What is Hormone Replacement Therapy?

Hormone replacement therapy (hrt) can help a variety of patients, from those struggling with menopausal symptoms, weight concerns and even simple hormone imbalances.

Here at Anodyne of Allen, we offer bioidentical hormone replacement therapy with Biote, meaning that your body identifies the hormone replacement as naturally occuring.

Learn more about how biote is performed here.

Why is Hormone Replacement Therapy Performed?

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This kind of treatment is an option for a range of medical or lifestyle concerns. Some of the most common reasons are below:

  • Hair loss
  • Bone density concerns
  • Diminishing cognitive function
  • Mood swings
  • Thyroid struggles
  • Sleep troubles
  • Uncomfortable sexual intercourse
  • Low sex drive
  • Difficulty losing weight
  • High cholesterol

Do you suspect you’re experiencing a hormone imbalance or deficiency? Get in touch today for a free consultation.

How is Hormone Replacement Therapy Performed?

There are a variety of ways that this kind of hormone treatment can be performed, from injections to oral pills and even patches. But the Biote system is a hormone pellet therapy solution.

Because of the limited side effects and efficiency of the treatment, this is the #1 trusted system. A pellet, about the size of a Tic-Tac, is simply inserted under the skin and then produces bioidentical replacement hormones.

What Should I Expect After Hormone Replacement Therapy?

The specifics of what you should expect after this kind of treatment will vary entirely on your health concerns, symptoms and the extent of the plan that you and your healthcare provider develop for you. Typically though, some of the positive results of hormone replacement therapy for each hormone could include:

Estrogen:

  • Improved sleep
  • Relieved menopausal symptoms
  • Increased muscle strength and tone
  • Increased and preserve bone density
  • Thickened hair
  • Decreased body fat
  • Lowered cholesterol levels
  • Improved cognitive functions, including memory and focus

Testosterone:

  • Increased muscle mass
  • Increased libido
  • Decreased body fat
  • Lowered cholesterol levels
  • Strengthened bones
  • Improved insulin production
  • Improved skin tone and elasticity
  • Increased energy and stamina

Frequently Asked Questions About Hormone Replacement Therapy?

1. At what age should you stop taking bioidentical hormones?
This question doesn’t necessarily have a black and white answer – this will depend on how long you’ve been taking the hormone replacement, your health information and more.

2. Do bioidentical hormones make you look younger?
Bioidentical hormone replacement can help patients to look younger – especially for estrogen replacement. The influx of the hormone can reduce fine lines and wrinkles.

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