Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy

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Filed Under: Clinical Therapies
Last Reviewed 02/17/2014

Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy

Bioidentical hormone therapy, a natural hormone replacement therapy which uses the same hormones that are produced in the human body, is a safe, effective treatment for fatigue, weight gain, depression and many other conditions associated with hormone deficiencies.

One of the hallmarks of aging is a decline in hormone levels. Production of estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, thyroid, DHEA, melatonin, human growth hormone and other hormones tapers off after we reach our 20s and 30s. And many experts agree that age-related hormone deficiencies contribute to the signs and symptoms of aging.

How Does Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy Work?

Bioidentical hormones help restore your hormone levels to what they were in your prime, so you regain your health and vitality. They are a safe, natural alternative to conventional hormone replacement therapy that many doctors prescribe to their patients—such as women who are going through menopause.

What Does Bioidentical Hormone Therapy Entail?

After a blood test to diagnose any hormonal deficiencies, you receive an individualized natural hormone replacement therapy program that could include one or more of several bioidentical hormones, including estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, thyroid, human growth hormone, melatonin, DHEA and adrenal hormones.

What Conditions Is Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy Good For?

Bioidentical hormone therapy treats a wide range of conditions that includes, but isn’t limited to:

  • Aging
  • Constipation
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Dry skin and hair
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Fatigue
  • Heart disease
  • Heart failure
  • Hot flashes
  • Insomnia
  • Loss of muscle mass
  • Low libido
  • Lupus
  • Menopause
  • Migraines
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • PMS
  • Vaginal dryness

Learn more about how we use natural hormone therapy at the Whitaker Wellness Institute.

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