Bioidentical hormones have the same chemical formulation as the hormones made in the human body.
Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy is the optimization of hormone levels for men and women based on blood testing and/or saliva testing and symptom reporting.
Women can suffer from many different symptoms such as:
- Weight gain despite efforts to lose weight
- Irregular periods
- Mood swings
- Night sweats
- Hot flashes
- Disrupted sleep
- Vaginal dryness
- Low libido
- Hair and eyebrow loss
- Bladder leakage
- Dry skin
Symptoms can be a result of perimenopause, menopause, adrenal fatigue or low thyroid. Symptoms of perimenopause or menopause can be debilitating for some women. Management of these symptoms can provide relief and increase sense of wellbeing.
Men and women can struggle from thyroid dysfunction. Symptoms can be depression, fatigue, dry skin, hair loss, constipation, inability to tolerate cold, joint pain/stiffness, weight gain and poor concentration. With careful monitoring, symptoms can be relieved and quality of living can be improved.