Balanced hormones are necessary for maintaining our health and preventing disease as we age. When the body’s hormone production declines, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can help restore hormonal balance.
HRT is the placement of tiny hormone pellets just beneath the skin. The pellets release a consistent amount of estrogen or testosterone, which the body absorbs, as needed. These hormones are bio-identical, which means they are manufactured but have the same molecular structure as naturally occurring hormones.
Hormone replacement therapy is an emerging treatment that may affect individuals differently. It may be beneficial in alleviating symptoms of fibromyalgia and menopause. It may also help improve stamina, memory, and dexterity. Many patients who have HRT report feeling more “clear-headed” or alert following treatment.
HRT is associated with some potential side effects, including headaches, tiredness, mood swings, and weight gain. Most patients tolerate HRT well, but patients should report any unusual reactions or sensations to their healthcare provider, as HRT may need to be adjusted or discontinued.
Many healthcare providers are unfamiliar with how to administer HRT, so it’s important to choose a doctor who understands the applications and benefits of hormone therapy. Integrated Pain Solutions is a leading provider of HRT in Ohio. Complete the form below, or call today to schedule your consultation: (614) 383-6450.