When your hormones are out of whack, so are you. It’s difficult to succeed in all areas of your life when your hormone levels aren’t where they should be. We provide bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, often known as BHRT, at Anazao in Steamboat Springs, CO, so we can balance your hormone levels and help you live your best life.
What Are the Benefits of Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy?
There are a slew of advantages to bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. When you begin this therapy, you will notice physical, emotional, and mental benefits. This treatment will provide you with a solution for each symptom you have that is caused by a hormonal imbalance. Some of the most common are listed below, but whatever is bothering you that is related to hormone issues will be fixed by treatment with BHRT.
It might be difficult to manage low physical energy when you are used to a certain level of “power” in your life. It’s possible that the reason you don’t have the energy and endurance to perform your favorite activities as you used to has nothing to do with your age and everything to do with your hormone levels.
Additionally, an imbalance of hormones makes it more difficult to lose weight and boost lean muscle mass, two aspects that play a role in a healthy lifestyle. Your appearance can also suffer if your hormone levels are out of whack. You will notice an improvement in your energy levels and be able to finish physical activities that you were previously unable to do once you begin this therapy. You’ll also notice a difference in your appearance.
You may have a hormonal imbalance if you feel like you’re on an emotional roller coaster. While hormonal problems are frequently associated with women, they can affect both males and females in the same way. When you begin this therapy, your emotional well-being will improve and your hormones will balance. You won’t experience the ups and downs that are characteristic of hormonal chaos.
Your relationships will also improve as your hormones balance. You won’t have to worry about your shifting emotions controlling you anymore since they’ll be stable.
Anxiety and mental fog are the most common symptoms of menopause. Menopause causes a wide range of physical and psychological changes in women, some of which can be severe. Anxiety and cognitive impairment are both possible effects of menopause on the brain. Many individuals who have experienced this symptom of brain fog have recovered after starting BHRT. Forgetfulness and mental fog are two obvious signs of hormonal imbalance.
If you can’t think as clearly as you used to, recall basic facts, or find that you forget names, it’s very likely due to a hormonal imbalance. Memory issues can–rarely–be due to much more severe conditions, like Alzheimer’s, but by starting a simple and easy BHRT treatment, you’ll get answers more quickly than you would otherwise.
If your symptoms clear up, you know right away that hormones were behind them all. If they persist after BHRT while other hormone-related issues clear up, you’ll know you need to consult with a professional about other possible causes of cognitive decline.
What Is Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy?
BHRT is a type of anti-aging therapy. It employs bioidentical hormones to assist restore the levels of hormones that have decreased as a result of age, with the goal of achieving optimum hormone balance.
When you have a hormonal imbalance, you know there’s something wrong, but you don’t feel your best and don’t know what to do or how to start implementing the required changes. We have the knowledge you need and can provide you with everything you need to get rid of your issues so that you feel great.
Are BHRT and HRT the Same Thing?
Hormone replacement therapy refers to the administration of hormones that are like those produced by the body. HRT is a type of hormone replacement therapy in which hormones are given via injection, skin patches, or gels for varying lengths of time. The two treatments aren’t synonymous, though. They both aim to balance hormones but do so using different approaches. Hormone replacement therapy includes medications that are derived from both natural and synthetic sources. Synthetic hormones may produce undesirable side effects because they only simulate natural hormones. They aren’t bioidentical like BHRT.
Bioidentical hormones are identical copies of the hormones that the body already makes. When they are given to the body, they easily combine and balance the hormonal system. These hormones are derived from plants and do not have the same health risks that synthetic hormones have. They’re the best choice because they can help you feel your best while avoiding causing any additional symptoms.
How Does Treatment Work?
A consultation may be the first step toward a successful therapy. During this session, we’ll go over your symptoms, conduct a thorough examination of your health history, and begin the hormone testing process. At the time of your appointment, we’ll get you to lie down and take a rapid blood sample. This blood test will allow us to see which hormones are deficient and require adjustment.
As we begin treatment, we will ask that you document your feelings and any changes in your symptoms. This will help us adjust your hormonal dosing so that you are perfectly balanced and feel your best. We will also test your hormones after a few weeks of treatment to see how your body has adjusted and what, if any, changes need to be made. You can contact us at any point in the treatment process to ask questions.
What Else Can I Do to Keep My Hormone in Check?
Exercising regularly is an essential component of hormone therapy. Physical activity has a significant impact on maintaining your body. Even a small amount of activity, such as 30 minutes each day, can benefit your health significantly. Even if you’re starting from a position of inactivity, even just 30 minutes of activity daily might make a significant difference. Weight lifting to build lean muscle mass is advised, and you should try to push yourself so that you can improve your endurance and stamina.
The importance of nutrition in hormone maintenance cannot be overstated since many foods have a direct impact on your hormones. Chemicals, for example, can have a hormonal effect. Replacing high-end foods with hormone-friendly alternatives might make a significant difference in how you feel, especially when combined with BHRT. We can provide dietary advice during your consultation.
Who Is a Candidate for This Treatment?
This therapy can benefit both men and women. The body’s ability to make hormones declines as it ages. Low levels of estrogen or testosterone are linked to an increased risk of disease, and blood tests can reveal that your levels are plummeting. This may result in an earlier aging process. A decrease in hormones might promote the progression of age-related deterioration. In general, there are three categories of people who can benefit from this treatment:
It is inevitable that every woman will go through menopause, but it needn’t be a misery. We can assist you in living the greatest life possible and thriving as you age. This therapy will replace the hormones that have been lost as a result of aging and restore your hormone levels, making you feel rejuvenated, younger, and more energetic.
Men in “Male” Menopause
Men’s testosterone levels drop dramatically after 40. BHRT can help restore these levels, resulting in benefits such as greater energy and mental clarity, better muscle mass retention, and a more active interest in sex. You may also experience a decrease in depression and anxiety.
Anyone With Hormonal Imbalances
If you don’t fit into one of these two categories but are experiencing symptoms that sound like these issues and believe that you may have a hormonal imbalance, treatment may help you. Hormonal imbalance can happen to anyone, at any time of life.
Talk to Us Today
Don’t put it off any longer. If you’re ready to start experiencing all of BHRT’s advantages, we can assist you. Contact us at Anazao in Steamboat Springs, CO for a consultation to learn more about bioidentical hormone replacement therapy and see if you are a candidate for treatment.