Hormone Replacement Therapy
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) is used to treat both men and women experiencing imbalances or drops in their naturally-occurring hormones. Hormones are responsible for most of your essential bodily functions, so when they are disrupted in any way, cascade effects across all your systems can ensue. Symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes, night sweats, mood changes, memory loss, weight gain, sleep issues, and low libido can be dramatically improved with BHRT. BHRT can improve vitality, energy, mental clarity, mood, weight loss, and even muscle strength for many other conditions! Contact us today to learn more!
What Is Hormone Replacement Therapy?
Hormone replacement therapy is designed to help restore natural hormonal balance. Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) is the therapeutic use of hormones identical to the hormones made naturally by the body. These include testosterone, progesterone, estradiol (E2), estriol (E3), DHEA, cortisol, and thyroid hormones. These hormones are typically used to treat symptoms such as perimenopause, menopause, andropause (male menopause), HPA axis imbalance, and thyroid dysfunction.
Hormone imbalances are estimated to affect 80% of women at some point in their lives. Hormone imbalances can cause various symptoms, including abdominal bloating, skin breakouts, abnormal periods, severe pelvic cramping, weight gain/loss, hair growth/loss, sexual dysfunction, poor sleep, anxiety, and depression, to name a few. Imbalances most often manifest as an overabundance or decline in estrogen and progesterone.
However, other hormone systems can also develop abnormalities, including glands of the thyroid, adrenals, and pancreas. These issues can be caused by poor nutrition, immune system dysfunction, or normal aging resulting in the onset of menopause. At Bella Wellness & Aesthetics, we ensure our patients feel confident and comfortable managing their changing bodies.
How Do I Balance My Hormones?
Most hormone levels decline over time, especially estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone. By contrast, cortisol (an adrenal hormone responsible for managing stress and immune system function) and insulin (a pancreatic hormone important for energy regulation) increase over time. While these changes occur with natural aging, women often report depression, fatigue, weight gain, and insomnia due to these shifting hormones. Simple ways to improve these symptoms include getting enough sleep, managing stress, exercising, and eating lots of fiber.
What is Hormone Balancing?
Hormone balancing means restoring your hormones to their optimal levels. At Bella Wellness & Aesthetics, we specialize in hormone therapy and other approaches to rebalance your hormones. Hormone therapy is a procedure that involves taking oral, topical, or injectable medications or having a long-lasting implant that gradually releases carefully measured quantities of the appropriate hormone into your body. You can opt for traditional synthetic hormone therapy or bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT). There are many factors to consider when deciding which approach is best for you, and our team at Bella Wellness & Aesthetics can help guide you with your decision-making.
What Can I Expect?
Hormone replacement therapy treatments can gradually improve mood, energy levels, and regulation of menopause symptoms. Moreover, these supplements have been shown to provide additional benefits such as the reduced risk of osteoporosis. Through consistent treatment, you may be able to enjoy better sleep, sexual function, and overall quality of life.
Schedule Hormone Replacement Therapy in Hickman, NE
BHRT comes in several different forms. At Bella Wellness & Aesthetics, we carefully consider your symptoms, medical conditions, and history before recommending a specific treatment. Request your appointment by using the form below or calling (402) 204-5709.