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Let’s Talk Hormone Replacement!

Have you ever been told “everything is normal” only to still feel NOT normal? If so … You may be a good candidate for Hormone Replacement Therapy!

Replacing our hormones that are deficient, to OPTIMAL levels, is both beneficial to our health and quality of life. Hormone replacement therapy is not just for older men or menopausal women. Are you experiencing painful intercourse, urinary incontinence, fatigue, insomnia, anxiety, decreased libido, loss of muscle mass? These are not normal and YOU don’t have to live like it is! Bio-identical hormone optimization can relieve your symptoms, leading to a better quality of life. It is vital to know all your options and which would best suit you. Meet with one of our board certified Nurse Practitioners who can safely and effectively walk you through this journey.

A few highlights — 
Low Testosterone (a male AND female issue!)

Unfortunately, low testosterone is very common and can be caused by a variety of factors. Anyone with signs or symptoms of a deficiency, such as: fatigue, loss of energy, low sex drive, reduced sexual response, reduced muscle strength and mass, weight gain, low mood, poor memory, poor endurance/cardiorespiratory fitness, may be a candidate for therapy. Therapy is for anyone that wants to improve quality of life, or protect against cardiovascular disease. If this is you, we encourage you to discuss your concerns with a provider at Restoration! 

Peri-Menopause / Menopause / Andropause

Both men and women suffer from menopause/andropause and even through the years leading up to it. This is the time when the ovaries, testicles, and other endocrine system glands decrease the production of many essential hormones like estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone. As the hormone levels become more unbalanced, you can begin to experience physical, emotional, and cognitive issues that can interfere with your overall health and vitality. 

For women, Bio-identical Hormone Replacement (BHRT) offers relief from perimenopausal and menopausal symptoms, like hot flashes and vaginal dryness, and also decreases the risk of osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s disease, cardiovascular disease, urinary tract infections, urinary incontinence, and more.

For men, Bio-identical Hormone Replacement (BHRT) offers relief from symptoms of andropause. Hormones are a vital component of a man’s sex drive, and it also contributes to the amount of muscle mass and bone density and body fat. Optimal hormone levels for men protects against cardiovascular disease, cancers, improves QOL, decreases morbidity/mortality, and increases longevity. 


There are several options for BHRT. Here are some of the most common therapy options — 

  • Injections are one simple option. You can self-administer every week. However, with injections, your levels can fluctuate more throughout the course of the week.
  • Placing Troches under the tongue to be dissolved is quick and easy. It is also absorbed quickly and directly into the bloodstream. A downfall to troches is having to remember to take it a few times during the day.
  • Our favorite method based on patient experience and evidence based literature: BHRT using a mix of oral capsules and creams. This allows us to adjust your dosage quickly and easily and gives you the maximum hormone replacement benefit.

There is so much more to discuss. Schedule a visit here to get started feeling like your younger self again!

The best investment is your health!