Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy
We offer you hormone replacement therapy, ideal for hormonal disorders
How and why we age
There is a fluent and strong communication between the nervous, endocrine and immune system that allow us to adapt and survive to the environment. That communication takes place because of HORMONES. They function as the messenger between those systems. They are released into our blood stream and this allows them to reach the receptors that uses that stimulus to regulate our metabolism indicating our organs how to function.
What are Hormones?
Hormones are molecules that are produced in the endocrine glands, which include the glands adrenal glands, testicles, ovaries, thyroid, pituitary and pineal. As the body ages, the level of hormones decreases. hormones are responsible for critical processes, such as growth and development, metabolism, function sexuality, reproduction and mood.
Are vital to your general health and well-being and, once slow down or become unbalanced, these processes vital will suffer. This can lead to problems such as weight gain, bone loss, disease cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, thyroid disorders and reproductive problems. By restoring these hormones to its youthful level, it is possible to restore our enthusiasm and energy, as well as strengthen and reinforce our body and mind. We can also recover our youthful resilience that protects us from the stressors of daily life
Learn how this therapy helps in the menopause process
Myths of Hormone Replacement Treatments
It is considered to cause:
Hart attack risk.
However, IT IS NOT TRU. There are many scientific discoveries that validate a optimal and effective hormone replacement treatment to be highly beneficial for long term health.
Hormone treatments are usually related to sexual health or as a remedy for menopausal woman. However, it contains a much more powerful effect in the psyche. It has being proven that it has an extensive number of benefits that goes beyond the original uses.
Because of the constant evolution of science, aging is not longer impossible to alter. In this new era we are able to prolong our youth and provide the patients more years of optimal health.
Bio- identical Hormones:
Are natural to the human body and chemically identical to the hormones our body produce.
Structure is the most important aspect to look at when it comes to hormone replacement therapy. That is why the natural and biologically identical hormones that mimic the structure and function of our own hormones are so great. Our body uses them the same way it has been using our naturally produced hormones for years, so they are safer, produces fewer sides effects, they are rejuvenating and create a proactive effect. When performing a hormone replacement therapy it is important to replenish all the deficient hormones back to normal utilizing only biological identical hormones to obtain a more youthful level.
Bio-identical vs Synthetic hormones
This type of hormone is produced by the nature in animals for example equine (horse) hormone. Hence, are not natural to the human body. Even though they are foreign hormones, they bind really well to human hormone receptors. Prescribed drugs are required for most synthetic hormone replacement therapies and thy may include chemicals that are not native to the human body.
Who needs Hormone Replacement Therapy?
A patient that is ideal for a Hormone Replacement Therapy is experiencing aging symptoms, low sex drive, PMS, depression, insomnia, and fatigue caused by low self esteem. Hormonal imbalances are caused by medications or stress. However, some of those imbalances occur naturally as we age or a endocrine system's condition.
It is the most common hormonal disorder in women of reproductive age. Its name is Polycystic ovary syndrome and is caused by the over production of insulin and androgen leading to symptoms as:
Hair growth on face, stomach and back.
Loss or thinning of scalp hair.
Difficulties getting pregnant.
Increased risk of type 2 diabetes.
Blood fat abnormalities.
- The risk can be reduced with an active lifestyle, healthy diet and weight reduction. It cannot be cured, but it can ve managed and obtain long-term health.
Hormone Imbalance Symptoms
Some external factors like medications or stress are commonly known to be the cause of hormone imbalance. However, it is a common symptom from aging or conditions that affect the endocrine system.
Reduced sex drive.
Reduced body hair growth.
Low sperm count.
Reduced muscle mass.
Acne during menstruation.
It is a hormone produced by males. However, females also benefit from its supplementation. Levels of such hormones tend to decrease with age. When it is at its optimal levels i may increase bone density and its formation, it enhances energy and sex drive, decreases body fat, increases muscle strength, and modulate cholesterol levels.
It has been proven that DHEA may have beneficial effects on immune response, sex drive, metabolism and emotional stability. It distributes the stress and uses antioxidant to resist aging, supports cognitive function and protects from heart diseases.
Vitamins, Supplements, Nutrition & Exercise:
These three play a super important role in the success of maintaining a good health. Our productions ways of food had changed a lot during the last 50 years. Now days we use so many pesticides. That is why it is so important to maintain a healthy diet, vitamin supplements and exercise.
Benefits Bio-Identical Hormones
Aging brings new symptoms that the patient is not used to. For example the failure of memory and lack of mental clarity. Many studies indicate that pregnenolone might be beneficial against that cognitive decline. It is known as the "mother hormone", a necessary precursor to DHEA, that converts testosterone, estrogen and progesterone.
It is a circadian rhythm regulator as well as the deep stage of sleep. Several studies demonstrates that the immune system is stimulated during the periods of deep sleep. Melatonin is consider a powerful antioxidant and anti-cancer agent. It helps eliminate free radicals, it induces youthful rest and and slow the aging process.
It is a hormone released by the thyroid gland that regulates the temperature, metabolism and cerebral function. It also generate energy and warmth. Its insufficiency generates symptoms as fatigue, cholesterol levels increased and a increased risk of coronary diseases. Its decreased levels are usually associated with age, and the decreasing in metabolic functions affects cells and organs. It causes loss of motivation, thinning hair, skin and nails.
Estrogen & Progesterone:
Estrogen is know as the first commonly replaced hormone. It is essential for maintaining the muscle tone, skin smoothness, hair texture and sex drive. Estrogen is a life long partner of progesterone, they balance each other and promote optimal female health. Progesterone promotes a good overall sense of well being and boost the mood.