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What is Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy?
As we age, or bodies naturally start to reduce the amount of hormones like testosterone and estorgen they produce. Hormones such as these are incredibly important to hoe many areas of your body sunction - such as your brain, heart, bones, reproductive organs, and more. When these hormones are out of balance, people can experience a number of different symptoms. Bioidentical Hormone Replacement (BHRT) is a method of restoring the balance of your hormones and aiming to relieve these symptroms, using compounded hormones that are identical in structure to those your body naturally produces. That way, your body recognizes and uses these replacement hormones in exactly the same way it would hormones it produces naturally.
Hormone Imbalance Symptoms for Women:
• Fatigue • Trouble sleeping • Low mood
• Night sewats • Irritability • Anxiosness
• Hot flashes • Discomfort duing intercourse
• Decreased sex drive • Mood swings
• Weight gain
Hormone Imbalance Symptoms for Men:
• Fatigue • Trouble sleeping • Mood changes
• Loss of muscle mass • Irritability • Brain fog
• Hot flashes • Anxiousness • Elevated Blood sugar
• Low sex drive • Mood swings • High cholesterol
• Increased body fat (especially in the waist area)
Although every person is unique in terms of their medical history, current health, and body shape, the best tool for figuring out where you stand weight-wise is the body mass index (BMI) calculator. By inputting your height and weight, the BMI calculates your percentage of body fat, and here's what those numbers indicate:
Again, these numbers are just a starting point, but the BMI calculator is a great tool for determining where you stand in terms of body fat.
At Dallas Family Medical & Aesthetics; the team recommends you have general wellness exams to ensure you're in good health and to treat any current issues.
Annual exams allow your provider to check your overall health. At this exam, you can ask questions and talk about any of your concerns. Your doctor can perform different tests depending on your age and your health condition.
Your professional medical checks for: