Weight gain, hot flashes, and less interest in sex. Women and men experience the effects of hormone loss with age, but the Center for Hormonal Balance and Wellbeing at Palm Valley Women’s Care offers bioidentical hormone replacement therapy to relieve these symptoms and many more. Miles Howard, MD, George Davidson, MD, and the experienced team offer treatment options such as grain-sized pellets inserted under your skin to rebalance your hormone levels. With two convenient locations in Phoenix and Avondale, Arizona, call your nearest office today or book a consultation online.
Bioidentical hormones are molecularly identical to the structure of the hormones your own body makes. Bioidentical hormones are made from plant-based materials, unlike conventional man-made hormones, which are produced from synthetic materials. Bioidentical hormones help to make up for the estrogen, progesterone, or testosterone that your body has lost.
Bioidentical hormones are used in replacement therapy to restore hormonal balance. The hormones may relieve a wide range of symptoms, such as:
Your doctor at the Center for Hormonal Balance and Wellbeing discusses your options for bioidentical hormone replacement therapy after a blood test to assess your hormone levels. They design a treatment plan to rebalance your hormone levels and help relieve your symptoms.
Nearly 1.4 million women currently use bioidentical hormones to relieve menopause symptoms. Although the numbers are less clear, men also are taking advantage of the therapy to relieve a variety of effects that come with age.
Your provider at the Center for Hormonal Balance and Wellbeing administers the hormones through injections, pills, or pellets inserted underneath your skin. A pellet, which is the size of a grain of rice, gradually releases hormones once inserted.
Your provider typically places the pellet in the region of your buttocks. They numb the area, then insert the pellet. Your insertion spot might feel a bit sore for a few days. The entire procedure takes less than five minutes and needs to be repeated only every 4-6 months.
Patients at the Center for Hormonal Balance and Wellbeing at Palm Valley Women’s Care experience a range of benefits from bioidentical hormone replacement. Women report feeling:
Men say the therapy gives them:
If you’ve been seeking a more natural approach to hormone replacement therapy, consider the benefits of bioidentical hormones. Call today or book a consultation online with Palm Valley Women’s Care’s Center for Hormonal Balance and Wellbeing.