Hormone Replacement and Balancing
Although aging cannot be reversed or stalled indefinitely, modern medicine can forestall this deterioration through the use of bio-identical hormone replacement. Bio-identical hormone replacement has been shown to be a safe and effective solution to combat the effects of aging.Hormone balancing is an on-going health management program that aims to balance specific hormones in the body including testosterone, progesterone, estrogen, DHEA, and thyroid hormone. The main objective of this program is to improve quality life by returning hormone levels to normal.
Only Bioidentical Hormones
Patients interested in estrogen therapy, either with Peach Medical Group, or with their preferred health provider are recommended to seek professionals who use a natural estrogen and not a synthetic estrogen. Synthetic estrogen have been shown to cause harm. It is also important that patients undergoing estrogen therapy do also supplement progesterone. Balancing estrogen and progesterone is key to the success of your program.
Benefits of Estrogen Therapy
Estrogen is a hormone that is secreted by the ovaries. As women approach menopause, the ovaries may will stop producing this hormone. Peach Medical Group helps patients balanced their estrogen hormone levels through supplementation. Estrogen can help protect patients against the following:
Heart disease prevention
Alzheimer's disease and memory disorders protection
Reduce vaginal atrophy
Reduce Urinary incontinence
Minimize hot flashes
Balance mood swings
Uses and Benefits of Progesterone Therapy
The hormone progesterone is secreted by the ovaries. This production typically ceases at menopause. Progesterone is important because it protects against cancers of the breast and uterus. It also provides protection for bone loss, ovarian cysts, and fibrocystic disease. Progesterone also plays a big role in the symptoms experienced by women during menopause. The lack of progesterone will increase those symptoms. Progesterone is typically prescribed by U.S. physicians , however, most patients are unaware that a synthetic progesterone is prescribed. A synthetic progesterone causes debilitating side effects like bloating, fatigue, weight gain, and headaches. More recently, synthetic progesterone has been linked to increase in cancer. If and when you decide that progesterone therapy is right for you, it is important you emphasis the use of natural bio identical hormone therapy.
Frequently asked questions for hormone balancing
Q: I've been getting severe headaches, will hormone therapy help me?
Women may have severe headaches tied to menstruation and to menopause. This can be a symptom of an imbalance in hormones. Your provider at Peach Medical Group will provide solutions, in the form of a hormone program, to help alleviate those symptoms.
Q: What kind of medications will I need to take?
Our goal at Peach is to have an overall balance of your hormones. This may require female patients to receive estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone therapy in conjunction.
Q: Do I really need estrogen?
The most important hormone for a female patient is estrogen. Estrogen protects patients from heart attack, stroke, bone loss, Alzheimers. It also help in keeping patients skin looking healthy and vibrant. Estrogen is the most important hormone for a woman.
Q: Do I really need testosterone?
Testosterone plays an important role in quality of life for women. It contributes to quick though process and healthy libido. Testosterone also helps with bone density, muscle mass, strength, and helps prevent depression.