What is BHRT
What are bioidentical Hormones or BHRT
Bioidentical hormone replacement Therapy is also called BHRT.
Bioidentical hormones are identical to the hormones produced in our bodies. In women, the main hormones replaced are estradiol, progesterone, testosterone and thyroid. In men, mainly testosterone and thyroid.
Goals of Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
Alleviate symptoms caused by the progressive decrease in production of hormones by the body
Give the protective benefits which were originally provided by naturally occurring hormones
Re-establish a hormonal balanceBHRT Hormones are made by your compounding pharmacist for each patient individually, based on your specific symptoms and test results. The therapy may be delivered in the form of Pellets topical creams, pills, capsules, lozenges, or subdermal implants. The method of delivery is based both on the specific hormones in your preparation and your preference. This therapeutic plan is individualized and personalized to meet your needs. There are also pharmaceutical FDA BHRT options for estradiol, progesterone and testosterone, they are less personalized.
With Bioidentical is one size does not fit all!!
Benefits of BHRT
Benefits Of Achieving Hormone Balance With BHRT
Decrease or Cure: hot flashes, night sweats and insomnia.
Improve: mental clarity and focus.
Accelerate: fat burning and increased capacity to lose weight and get in shape.
Calm: anxiety and decrease depression.
Alleviate: foggy thinking and memory lapses.
Restore: sexual function and increase libido.
Reduce: hormonally triggered headaches and other PMS symptoms such as irritability, bloating, and fatigue.
Regulate: menstrual bleeding and decrease painful periods.
Possibly avoid: surgical interventions for bleeding irregularities and pelvic pain caused by hormone imbalances.
Optimizing Fertility: in men and womenBHRT are prescribed with other hormones, precursors of hormones and supplements.
Other hormones are HGH or Human Growth Hormones, for adult growth hormone deficiency.
Hormone precursors: pregnenolone, cortisol and DHEA.
Antioxidants and vitamins: Melatonin, Vitamin D, COQ 10, magnesium, zinc and more.
Other supplements: adrenal support or adrenal extracts, Iodine and more.