BIOIDENTICAL HORMONE THERAPY


BHRT known as bioidentical hormone therapy or natural hormone therapy is the process of treating hormonal
imbalances with bioidentical hormones and is a safe, proven clinical therapy that rebalances hormone levels.

Your body’s hormones control most of your basic bodily functions. They coordinate everything from digestion and growth to your appetite, immunity. So, when your hormones are out of balance, even slightly, it can have a big impact on your health and well-being. So, people are turning to hormone replacement therapy to ease symptoms. One such therapy BHRT promises a “natural” solution to hormone issues.

BHRT also known as bioidentical hormone therapy or natural hormone therapy for treating hormonal imbalances with bioidentical hormone. BHRT can be used to treat a very wide variety of hormonal imbalances from menopause in women and andropause in men, to PMS, postnatal depression and many more At ART, in our practice, we are taking a natural approach to hormone balance with Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT)


Benefits of BHRT


The benefits of bioidentical hormones far outweigh the risks. Patients who choose BHRT over traditional therapy experience fewer adverse reactions. At ART, unlike the one-size-fits-all approach of synthetic hormones, each bioidentical hormone regimen is custom-compounded, based on each patient's individual diagnostic results, making the therapy not only safer, but also more effective.
Physical Advantages

Bioidentical hormones are tailored to deal with your personal problems so your own physical symptoms are more readily addressed. Most patients experience a dramatic increase in energy, as hormonal imbalances are corrected and the body is returned to a better equilibrium. Other physical advantages include the decrease of your risk for heart disease and certain forms of cancer.

Emotional Stability

One of the most common problems during menopause is feeling out of control emotionally. Consistent bioidentical hormone therapy helps patients reclaim their positive perspective, which reduces the depression, sadness, irritability, or even anger that often comes with menopause. As hormone levels are re-established, raging emotions are calmed, allowing both men and women to feel rejuvenated

Mental Benefits

Many people who undergo bioidentical hormone therapy report an improved ability to concentrate. In addition, short-term memory is often found to be enhanced.

BHRT FAQs

Hormones are an essential part of the metabolic process of living. Hormones are important for the cells, organs, and metabolism. Our hormones decline through aging, menopause, disease, or trauma. Loss of hormones is one of the major reasons for our deterioration as we get older, both physically and mentally.
As we age, our hormone production decreases. This natural slowdown gives rise to hormonal imbalances that can cause sleep problems, lower energy, weight gain, loss of libido and other issues that impact our physical and emotional well-being. These hormone deficiencies can increase the risk of age related diseases such as cancer, heart disease, stroke and senility.
Synthetic hormones are derived from animal sources and these hormones can act on the receptors in the human body. Synthetic hormones often bind too tightly to specific receptors, causing overstimulation. This action inhibits the body's natural metabolic process and can make discontinuing use of these types of hormones riskier.Bioidentical hormones, unlike synthetic hormones, are custom-compounded into different doses & strengths recommended by your medical doctor or nurse practitioner to meet your individual needs.
Bioidentical hormones require a physician’s prescription. After a thorough consultation and laboratory testing, your physician will prescribe a unique combination of hormones to optimize your hormone levels and address your individual needs. The prescriptions are then filled by a compounding pharmacy, where a pharmacist will custom-compound your unique bioidentical hormone treatment.
Depending on your age, dosing, medical history and compliance, your bioidentical hormones will be prescribed using a variety of dosing options. These may include creams, gels, oral medications, lozenges, injectables, or implantable pellets. Your physician will help explain the different types of hormone delivery and determine which is best for just you.