In our culture, thyroid, adrenal and the sex hormones (estrogens, progesterone, and testosterone) are the most common hormones to fall out of balance. With Bioidentical Hormone Replacement, a hormonally balanced individual has the best opportunity for a strong, productive and healthy lifestyle. Bioidentical hormone replacement uses hormones that are identical with what our bodies produce.

What are Hormones

Hormones are a network of chemical messengers, created by our endocrine system (, that travel through our bloodstream.) They notify the individual parts of our bodies of how they should behave. When there is a hormonal imbalance, health issues begin to arise and they can range from slight annoyances to extreme dysfunction. Our providers are specialized in hormone balancing through natural means and holistic care as opposed to using synthetic stand-ins that merely mask symptoms.

Who Is Affected By Hormonal Imbalance?

Hormonal imbalance does not only occur in menopausal and post-menopausal women. Hormones are the chemical messengers found in every person, animal, and even plant on this earth. When hormones are imbalanced, even to the slightest degree, the entire system can be affected. Regardless of age, gender identification, or symptoms, our providers can help find the root of the problem and promote stability of your endocrine system and entire body.

What Issues Are Caused by Hormone Imbalances?

There are many different hormones that act as chemical messengers to relay information across the body. Because of the diversity among hormones, and the many body systems they act on, the issues caused by a hormone imbalance span a significant range. The most common issues are:

 

  • Thyroid dysfunction
  • Fatigue
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Irritability
  • Inability to regulate blood sugar
  • Weight loss or weight gain
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Thinning hair
  • Loss of libido, sexual discomfort, vaginal dryness
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Osteoporosis
  • Blurred vision
  • Infertility
  • Acne
  • Sleep difficulties
  • Headaches
  • Excessive thirst

¬†… and the list goes on

Learn more. Read:

Women’s Encylcopedia or Natural Medicine: Alternative Therapies and Integrative Medicine for Total Health and Wellness – by Tori Hudson, N.D.

Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom: Creating Physical and Emotional Health and Healing – by Christiane Northrup, M.D.

Ageless: The Naked Truth About Bioidentical Horomones – by Suzanne Somers

Are your hormones imbalanced? Schedule with one of our providers to find out.

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