What Is Hormone Optimization Therapy and How Does It Renew My Health?
Hormones are the messengers of your body. They’re produced in your endocrine glands and they travel through your body to tell your organs what to do. They are vital for regulating your bodily processes, such as blood sugar, growth, mood and stress levels, blood pressure, sexual function and reproductive cycles, and metabolism. Each hormone has a unique, essential role. When you have too much or too little of a hormone in your bloodstream, however, it causes a hormone imbalance. And, even the slightest hormone imbalance can wreak havoc on your health.
Hormone Imbalances: What Do They Feel Like?
Hormone imbalances – either small or large – can cause side effects throughout your entire body. Some of the most common hormone imbalances are due to having too little or too much of the following hormones:
The symptoms of a hormone imbalance will vary, depending on the type of hormonal imbalance and gland. They also vary between women and men. Some of the symptoms men with a hormone imbalance experience are:
- Low sex drive
- Loss of muscle mass or decreased bone mass
- Low mood or mood changes
- Irritability or anxiousness
- Brain fog
- Increased body fat
- High cholesterol
- Elevated blood sugar
Some of the symptoms women with a hormone imbalance experience are:
- Trouble sleeping and fatigue
- Hot flashes or flushes and night sweats
- Decreased sex drive or discomfort during intercourse
- Low mood or mood swings
- Weight gain
If you or someone you know is experiencing any of these symptoms, it’s best to schedule an appointment with a doctor in the Omaha area to see if you have a hormone imbalance. Your doctor will provide you with some treatment options that can help you feel better.
How Does Hormone Optimization Therapy Help?
Thankfully, we’re in the age of precision medicine and advanced science. We can personalize medicinal treatments to your body’s specific needs. This is a huge step for ailments such as hormone imbalances, where your body needs a unique solution specific to itself.
BioTE bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) is a personalized approach that uses tiny, rice-shaped pellets to send hormones into your bloodstream. The tiny pellets contain the exact hormones your body needs. BHRT offers relief for common symptoms such as exhaustion, stress, brain fog, sleep disturbances, weight gain, and more.
BioTE pellets contain hormones identical to those found in the human body, so they also have fewer side effects than synthetic hormones. They keep your hormone levels consistent throughout the day and help you avoid the rollercoaster-like effects from orally administered or topically administered hormones.
To see a list of the most frequently asked questions about BHRT and BioTE pellet therapy that we use as a Biote Certified Provider, visit this page.
Schedule An Appointment
Hormones are a vital part of your body, and a hormone imbalance can cause a variety of serious complications. It’s important to talk to a doctor to see if you have one. Your doctor will help find the best treatment option for you, so you can be on your way to better health. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Ali and the team at Miracle Hills Clinic and we’ll work with you to live better, longer.
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