One treatment that is coming into the light of popularity is bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. Bioidentical hormones, unlike synthetic hormones, is one of the most natural way of replacing hormones that are lost or lacking within the body. This is because bioidentical hormones are derived from plants and are chemically compatible with the human body on a molecular level. This means less intolerable side effects and a more effective way of feeling better and more well-balanced faster.
Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy isn’t just for menopausal women. In fact, men go through a period called “andropause,” where the necessary hormones their bodies need decreases. Also, many people may not even know they have a hormone imbalance. Anyone 18 years and older can receive bioidentical hormones. Typically, the symptoms include:
Bioidentical hormones using pellet therapy is performed by a medical professional. After consulting with you and determining what hormones you need from a blood test, they will create a unique bioidentical pellet with the hormones your body needs. Insertion takes only 10 minutes with a lidocaine injection and doesn’t not require stitches, which means you are free to go afterward.