Learn More About Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy Conditions Treated with Boston Bioidentical Hormones

Your body’s hormones are responsible for numerous functions, such as converting food to energy, mood stability, and reproductive functioning. A hormonal imbalance can cause minor problems like dry skin or oily hair as well as major health issues like heart diseases and diabetes. Unfortunately, most people and their doctors are unaware of the hormonal component to certain disorders and therefore don’t treat the condition appropriately. When men and women continue to experience poor health despite traditional medical treatment, many of them choose to look into alternative healthcare choices like Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy.

This alternative health treatment uses replacement hormones from soy and yam plants to help balance the hormones and restore your health. These plants have a nearly identical cellular and genetic structure to the hormones already present in your body. Because of this, your body can’t tell that the replacement hormones are not your own. You don’t have to worry about the serious side effects that are present in synthetic hormone replacement drugs. Another major benefit is ongoing medical supervision by a doctor who customizes your treatment plan based on your specific hormone deficiencies.

Consider Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy to Treat These Health Conditions. This natural therapy is effective to restore energy and vitality as well as to treat a variety of specific health issues.

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can treat symptoms including:

Adrenal Fatigue

Your body’s adrenal glands produce the hormone cortisol to help you manage stress and fight off common infections. Prolonged stress, illness, poor nutrition, a sedentary lifestyle, and other factors can cause the adrenal glands to malfunction so you are unable to deal with stressors as you normally would. Some of the indications that you may have adrenal fatigue include feeling chronically exhausted, an inability to concentrate, low sex drive, cravings for sweet or salty foods, and a depressed mood. Restoring your body’s cortisol to therapeutic levels helps to eliminate adrenal fatigue and all of the symptoms that come with it.

Hyperthyroidism/Hypothyroidism

Your thyroid is a tiny organ that sits at the base of your neck and releases hormones into your bloodstream. It literally controls hundreds of bodily functions. When too much thyroid hormone is present, you may experience agitation, unintended weight loss, anxiety, and diarrhea. The medical name for this is hyperthyroidism. With hypothyroidism, your body produces too little of the thyroid hormone. Common symptoms include weight gain, depression, ongoing digestive problems, and consistently feeling too cold or too warm. After determining where your thyroid levels stand, your doctor provides you with natural hormone balancing to help level out the extremes.

Mood Disorders

Unbalanced hormones have a dramatic effect on brain chemistry, which in turn can cause problems with anxiety, depression, or irritability. When prescription drugs fail to bring relief, many people turn to Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy. By restoring balance to the body’s main hormones, brain chemicals such as serotonin and melatonin reset as well. You will still have normal moods, but they won’t feel out of control as they did before.

Symptoms of Andropause

Andropause is the collective name for a group of symptoms men experience when testosterone and other hormones start decreasing. Men going through andropause may experience erectile dysfunction, low libido, mood swings, decreased energy, weight gain, and several other symptoms. Hormone Replacement Therapy restores testosterone and other hormones to optimal levels so men can enjoy optimal health and renewed energy.

Symptoms of Perimenopause and Menopause

Perimenopause symptoms are much like menopause symptoms except that they occur when a woman is still menstruating. Some women only go through perimenopause for a few years while others struggle with its symptoms for more than a decade. Typical issues for women after about the age of 35 include breast tenderness, hot flashes and night sweats, unstable moods, low energy, forgetfulness, and low sex drive. Replacing estrogen, progesterone, and other depleted hormones with (BHRT) Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy helps women feel comfortable during these years while improving their overall sense of well-being.

The above are just a small sample of conditions that can benefit from Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy. We encourage you to schedule an appointment to discuss your specific concerns with a holistic healthcare provider.

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