Bioidentical Hormone Therapy Benefits

Bioidentical Hormone Therapy Benefits – Symptoms of aging are both internal and external. Menopause and Andropause (male hormonal changes with age) are caused by hormone imbalances. As we age, our bodies produce lower levels of hormones that are vital to our health and well-being. By bringing hormones back to the levels they existed in the body during the 30’s, you can begin to feel and look your absolute best. Through hormone balancing, you can experience improved energy and greater enjoyment of life. Not everyone is a candidate for this therapy. Only a thorough medical evaluation can determine if it is right for you.

What is Bioidentical Hormone Therapy?

Bioidentical hormones are hormones that are chemically and molecularly identical to those which our bodies produce naturally. Unlike synthetic hormones, which can cause a number of undesirable side effects, bioidentical hormones have been shown to be a safe and effective alternative.

What can bioidentical hormones do for me?

There are numerous symptoms associated with declining hormone production. Both men and women can experience them beginning as early as the mid-thirties. The greater your stress levels the more likely you are to experience early on-set of these symptoms. If you are experiencing symptoms of hormone imbalance, bioidentical hormones my relieve your symptoms and improve your health from the inside out. Imagine having your energy back, feeling strong and vital once again. Imagine an improved sex-drive, better sleep, weight loss, more focused thinking, and clearer, younger looking skin. Over the years, thousands of men and women have benefited from using natural bioidentical hormones.

Symptoms of hormone imbalance

WOMEN:

  • Irritability
  • Mood-Swings
  • Weight gain in mid-section
  • Dark pigment on face (Melasma)
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Itchy, dry skin
  • Night Sweats
  • Confusion
  • Fuzzy thinking
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Fatigue
  • Lack of sex drive
  • Aging skin

Men

  • Irritability
  • Lack of energy
  • Weight gain in mid-section
  • Loss of muscle tone
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Loss of ambition
  • Depression

How are bioidentical hormones administered?

First, your physician will conduct either blood or saliva tests to determine if you have hormone deficiencies. Following hormone testing and a full medical evaluation, the doctor will prescribe for you only those hormones in which you are deficient, at precise levels for your body. Hormones are administered in the form of creams, pills, or orally. Over time your hormone levels will continue to be monitored and adjustments made as necessary. The key to successful results is an individualized approach created by a physician specially trained in bioidentical hormone therapy.

How do I find out if bioidentical hormone therapy is right for me?

Simply call a qualified physician such as Dr. Angeli Akey, who specializes in hormone replacement therapy for a bioidentical hormone consultation. Hormone therapy is not right for everyone. Through a thorough medical evaluation our physicians can determine whether or not you are an appropriate candidate.

Symptoms of aging are both internal and external. Menopause and Andropause (male hormonal changes with age) are caused by hormone imbalances. As we age, our bodies produce lower levels of hormones that are vital to our health and well-being. By bringing hormones back to the levels they existed in the body during the 30’s, you can begin to feel and look your absolute best. Through hormone balancing, you can experience improved energy and greater enjoyment of life. Not everyone is a candidate for this therapy. Only a thorough medical evaluation can determine if it is right for you. About the Author: Dr. Angeli Akey is a board certified Internal Medicine physician in North Central Florida. An internal medicine physician specializes in adults and management of diseases of aging. She dedicates her practice to improving the appearance of her patients through the use of the most advanced aesthetic techniques and technology. Whether you are seeking to improve your looks or your overall health and well being, Dr. Akey and her staff offer first-rate experience, technology, knowledge, and service. Dr. Akey holds a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Florida; a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency at the Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Akey is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and a member of the American College of Physicians. She has practiced internal medicine, which focuses on adults and the diseases of aging, since 1997. She was the founding Medical Director of the Palm Beach Institute of Preventative Medicine. Dr. Akey’s current practice is North Florida Internal Medicine in Gainesville, Florida.

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