Hormone Replacement Therapy Questions
Are bioidentical hormones an option for me?
Most likely, yes. Bioidentical hormones are designed to be identical to the hormones you have in your body. While they're created in a laboratory setting, they often come from natural components. Bioidentical estrogen, for example, can be made from yams or soybeans.
Your doctor will help you decide which hormone replacement plan is right for you so that you can get started as soon as you’re ready.
Will I need to take hormone shots?
It depends on which type of hormone therapy plan you’re on and where you’re at in the process. Estrogen and testosterone hormones come in many types of formulas so if you have a preference, let your practitioner know. Hormones come in:
Hormone treatments have been around for decades. It’s normal for your sex hormones to decrease as you age or if you have certain chronic health conditions. For women, this often happens around menopause, resulting in negative side effects. Hormone replacement therapy can:
In men, hormone therapy can be beneficial if your testosterone level is low. Starting a hormone therapy plan can: