What are bioidentical hormones?
They are derived from a natural plant source of soy and yams and professionally compounded to be biologically identical to human form of estradiol and testosterone. The body is given what it can no longer produce. Sometimes this is called BHRT for bioidentical hormone replacement therapy.
What can you expect BioTE® Hormone Replacement Therapy to do for you?
When we replace true hormone deficiencies, we can expect Improved quality of life for men and women. You might experience:
- Increased mental clarity and focus
- Increased energy levels
- Improved sexual drive
- More consistent and stable moods
- Relief from feeling anxious or depressed
- Decreased body fat percentage
- Greater capacity for getting the body in shape
How often will you need BioTE® Hormone Replacement Therapy?
It depends on the person and your activity level, but can range between 4-6 months.
Are there side effects with BioTE® Hormone Replacement Therapy?
Two percent of patients experience mild acne or facial hair, and less than 1% experience hair thinning. All of these mild side effects are easily addressed and treatable.
More Frequently Asked Questions about Bio-Identical Hormones
I get horrible headaches, will this help me?
Yes! BioTE® has been successful with hormone-related headaches.
If I am a woman, do I still need estrogen?
Estrogen has over 400 functions in the body including but not limited to:
- Controlling hot flashes
- Maintaining bone density
- Helps in maintaining memory
- Maintaining collagen in your skin
- Increasing serotonin and dopamine
- Reduces risks of colon cancer
I have no libido, what will this do for that, if anything?
Hormone balance can substantially improve your sexual interest.
Do I need other medications?
Women who still have their uterus will also need progesterone to protect the uterine lining.
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