Throughout the aging process, our bodies change and we develop certain deficiencies that occur due to life changes and genetics. We develop various chronic or persistent symptoms that we put off to “old age” when in fact these conditions are a result of over/under glandular activity. Hormones decline as we age; bio-identical hormone therapy replaces the hormones that your body needs to function. Bio-identical hormones are molecule-by-molecule, exactly the same as the hormones present in the human body.
When a woman reaches menopause, the production of estrogen and progesterone decreases significantly. HRT is a means of replacing these hormones that are no longer being produced by the body. This type of therapy is usually commenced at menopause or may be started while a woman is in the peri-menopausal phase (nearing menopause). HRT is not medically advised for all women so it is crucial that the decision be made on an individual basis after a complete review and consultation of your medical history.
In recent years the dynamic of replacing and correcting hormonal levels in women have allowed us to further understand the inter-relationship of various disorders and the important role that hormones play in correcting various physical disorders. New combination therapy that utilizes natural supplements in conjunction with HRT have proven effective for sleep, anxiety, and chronic fatigue disorders. These natural replacements now allow us to treat the disorder rather than mask the symptoms through prescription medications. feedback mechanism that may cause other health symptoms, health risks or simply not work for the patient.