1.Bio-identical Hormones: WHY DO WE NEED THEM?
Hormone levels decline as we age and bio-identical hormone therapy can replenish the hormones that your body needs to function and create wellness and balance in the body. This is better than using prescription medication for symptomatic relief but it does not address the core matter.
Bio-identical hormones are, molecule by molecule, exactly the same as the hormones already present in the human body. Balanced hormones are necessary for good health, disease prevention, and optimization of health for women and men as we age. This preventive medical approach helps put an end to the suffering caused by, signs of hormone imbalance, menopause in women and andropause in men.
2.WHO NEEDS BIO-IDENTICAL HORMONE REPLACEMENT?
Men who want better energy less stress, and want to lose weight, improve libido , muscle mass and decrease their body fat. Women can have mulititude of symptoms, some or all of them, including energy loss, hot flashes, night sweats, memory loss/fogginess, mood swings, weight gain and low libido. Chronic fatigue , migraine headaches.
3.WHAT IS THE POWER OF HORMONES?
Feeling better starts with a simple blood test and a complete patient history and physical. Hormone levels are tested and then balanced to help every patient. Hormones can rejuvenate, regenerate and restore. They are powerful chemical messengers that circulate throughout the body and travel to specific cells to orchestrate many vital functions. But even a small fluctuation in hormone levels can disrupt the delicate balance throughout the entire body.
Too much or too little of a hormone can have a serious consequence for overall health and well-being. In addition to making one feel better, optimized hormones significantly reduce the risk of serious Health problems , such as heart disease , osteoporosis, diabetes and Alzheimer’s Disease.
4.WHAT ARE THE COMMON SYMPTOMS OF HORMONE IMBALANCE?
- Lack of energy and fatigue
-Difficulty in sleeping at night.
-Impaired mental focus and memory
-Mood Swings, Anxiety, and Depression
-Weight Gain , including increased fat around the midsection.
-Inability to lose weight regardless of healthy diet and exercise.
-Decrease muscle tone
-Muscle and or joint pain
-Reduced Sexual desire and performance.
5.HOW CAN BIO-IDENTICAL HORMONES BE DELIVERED AND USED BY PATIENTS?
6.WHY ARE THERE DIFFERENT METHODS OF DELIVERY OF BHRT? WHICH IS SUPERIOR?
It is a question of convenience, and affordablilty. All methods work and all of them are offered at Integrated Family Medical Center. Precise Dosing is the Key. Knowledgeable Board Certified Anti-Aging Physician like Dr Desai,
Would analyse the comprehensive bloodwork, oversee all the patient’s symptoms, and go over the medical history and current medications and customize for each patient to their body’s need.
Dr Desai is Board Certified Anti-Aging and Functional Medicine Physician who takes care of the patients of The Villages, Florida and has been serving The Villages, Florida and Tri-county Area of Lake, Sumter and Marion Counties for the last decade.