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Hormone Replacement Therapy

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What is bHRT?

Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (bHRT) is a type of hormone therapy that uses hormones that are identical in molecular structure to the hormones produced by the human body. bHRT is used to treat a variety of conditions related to hormone imbalances, such as menopause, perimenopause, and andropause. bHRT is believed to be safer and more effective than traditional hormone replacement therapy (HRT), which uses synthetic hormones that are not identical to those produced by the human body. bHRT can be administered in several forms, including creams, gels, and injections.

For Women

bHRT for Women

For women, these hormones consist of estradiol, progesterone, DHEA, and testosterone. Your medical provider will help decide what hormones to start based off your symptoms and lab work. bHRT is customized to each individual patient’s needs and hormone levels, making it a personalized approach to hormone therapy.


What is Menopause: Menopause is a natural biological process that marks the end of a woman’s reproductive years. It is a time when the ovaries stop producing eggs, and there is a significant decrease in the production of hormones such as estrogen and progesterone. This hormonal shift can lead to a range of symptoms, including hot flashes, night sweats, mood changes, and vaginal dryness. Menopausal women may also experience an increased risk of certain health conditions, such as osteoporosis and heart disease. While menopause can be challenging, it is also a time when women can embrace new opportunities and experiences as they enter a new phase of life.

Menopausal Symptoms: Hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, low energy, thinning hair, vaginal dryness, sleep disturbances, painful intercourse, decline in sex drive, and irregular periods.

Expected Benefits of starting bHRT:

  • eliminate hot flashes and night sweats
  • reverse of bone loss leading to osteoporosis
  • improve sleep
  • help with anxiety and depression
  • promote metabolism and healthy weight
  • increase libido
  • improve quality of life

Hormones can affect women at all stages of life!

Hormones play a crucial role in the overall health and well-being of non-menopausal women. These hormones are responsible for regulating a wide variety of bodily functions, including reproductive health, mood, energy levels, and more. As we age, there are continuous changes and decline in certain hormones. These fluctuations in hormone levels can lead to a range of physical and emotional symptoms, such as fatigue, weight gain, mood swings, and acne. Hormonal imbalances can also increase the risk of certain health conditions, such as osteoporosis and breast cancer. Therefore, it’s important for non-menopausal women to take initiative and learn about their hormonal health. This in conjunction with maintaining a healthy lifestyle, including regular exercise and a balanced diet will promote optimal health.


What is estradiol: Estradiol is a type of estrogen hormone that is naturally produced in the body. It plays a crucial role in many bodily processes, including the development of female sex organs, regulation of the menstrual cycle, and maintenance of bone density. In addition to these primary functions, there are also several benefits associated with the use of estradiol therapy. For example, estradiol can help relieve symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes, night sweats, and vaginal dryness. It may also reduce the risk of osteoporosis by improving bone density and decreasing the risk of fractures. Additionally, estradiol has been shown to have a positive effect on mood, cognitive function, and overall quality of life.

Common symptoms of LOW estrogen: Hot flashes, low sex drive, memory loss, weight gain, mood changes, fatigue, skin changes, vaginal dryness, and osteoporosis.

Benefits of estrogen:

  • strengthens bones and teeth, prevents osteoporosis
  • increases serotonin levels improving mood
  • maintains collagen in skin helps with dry hair, wrinkles
  • maintains elasticity in your vaginal tissue
  • decreases risk of Alzheimer’s, improves blood flow, reduces blood pressure, and lowers inflammation
  • relieves menopausal symptoms- hot flashes and night sweats
  • decreases LDL (bad cholesterol) and increases HDL (good cholesterol)
  • increases your ability to concentrate
  • increases your metabolism, reduces appetite, therefore prevents weight gain
  • Reduces insulin sensitivity, stabilizes blood sugar

What is progesterone: Progesterone is a hormone that is produced in the ovaries and plays a vital role in female reproductive health. It is commonly used in hormone therapy for women who have low levels of progesterone, including those going through menopause or who have irregular menstrual cycles. In addition to its primary functions, progesterone also has several benefits. For example, it can help regulate the menstrual cycle, reduce the risk of endometrial cancer, and alleviate symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS), such as bloating, mood swings, and breast tenderness. Additionally, progesterone has been shown to have a calming effect on the nervous system, which can help reduce anxiety and improve overall mood. It is important to maintain a balance between Progesterone and estrogen to optimize hormone benefits.

Common symptoms of LOW progesterone: Hot flashes, insomnia, fatigue, mood changes, memory loss, low sex drive, and skin changes.

Benefits of progesterone:

  • protects against estrogen dominance
  • protects against breast cancer, uterine and ovarian cancer
  • decreases fluid retention
  • maintain normal blood sugar levels
  • helps against carbohydrate cravings
  • lowers LDL
  • promotes sleep
  • builds bones
  • helps with depression and cognitive decline
  • reduces anxiety
  • reduces breast tenderness

What is testosterone replacement therapy (TRT): Testosterone is a hormone that is primarily produced in the ovaries and adrenal glands in women. As women age, testosterone levels continue to decline. Low testosterone levels can lead to a variety of symptoms, including low libido, fatigue, decreased muscle mass, and mood changes. TRT can help alleviate these symptoms and improve quality of life. Additionally, TRT in women has been found to improve bone density, which can be particularly beneficial for postmenopausal women. TRT can be delivered through various methods, including injections, gels, and creams.

Common symptoms of LOW testosterone: Fatigue, low muscle tone, weight gain, decreased libido, and loss of mental focus.

Benefits of testosterone replacement:

  • increased libido, sexual response, and orgasm
  • improvement of lean muscle mass
  • weight loss
  • improved energy
  • decreased fatigue
  • improved concentration
  • improved bone health

What is DHEA: Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) is a hormone produced by the adrenal glands that plays a role in the body’s production of other hormones, including estrogen and testosterone. Because of this, DHEA has been studied for a range of health benefits. Some studies suggest that DHEA may help improve bone density, increase muscle mass, and boost immune function. It has also been suggested that DHEA may have anti-aging effects, as it declines with age and is associated with age-related changes in the body. Additionally, DHEA has been shown to have a positive effect on mood, cognitive function, and overall quality of life in some individuals.

Common symptoms of LOW DHEA: Fatigue, muscle loss, irritability, weight gain, insomnia, low sex drive, depression, and memory loss.

Benefits of DHEA:

  • supports the immune system
  • protects against cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, osteoporosis, depression, and heart disease
  • protects body against stress and excess cortisol production

What is pregnenolone: Pregnenolone is involved in the production of other hormones such as estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone. Studies suggest that pregnenolone can improve cognitive function, memory, and mood in older adults. Additionally, it has been suggested that pregnenolone may have anti-inflammatory effects and can help reduce the risk of age-related conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease.

Common symptoms of LOW pregnenolone: Fatigue, decreased libido, decreased memory, and decreased mental awareness.

Benefits of pregnenolone:

  • improved libido
  • improved longevity
  • increased motivation
  • increased wakefulness
  • cognitive enhancement

What is the thyroid: The thyroid is a small gland located in the neck that produces hormones that regulate metabolism and energy levels in the body. When the thyroid is not functioning properly, it can result in a range of symptoms, including fatigue, weight gain, and depression. Thyroid optimization is the process of restoring thyroid hormone levels to their optimal range to improve overall health and wellness. This may involve the use of medication, dietary changes, and lifestyle modifications. Proper thyroid function is essential for maintaining a healthy weight, regulating body temperature, and supporting a healthy immune system. Untreated thyroid disorders can lead to serious health problems, including cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis.

Hypothyroid symptoms:

  • fatigue
  • cold intolerance
  • weight gain
  • high blood pressure
  • elevated levels of total and LDL cholesterol
  • depression
  • difficulty in concentrating
  • memory problems
  • dry and flaky skin
  • brittle nails
  • thin and coarse hair
  • constipation
  • muscle aches
  • joint pain

For Men

bHRT for Men

For men, these hormones consist of testosterone, clomiphene, and HCG. Your medical provider will help decide what hormones to start based off your symptoms and lab work. bHRT is customized to each individual patient’s needs and hormone levels, making it a personalized approach to hormone therapy.

Testosterone Replacement Therapy

What is Testosterone Replacement Therapy: Testosterone is a hormone that is primarily produced in the testicles, as men age testosterone levels begin to decline. Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) can provide several benefits including improving symptoms of low libido, erectile dysfunction, fatigue, decreased muscle mass, and mood changes. It can also improve bone density, memory, energy levels and overall sense of wellbeing. TRT can be delivered through various methods, including injections, gels, and creams.

Symptoms of low testosterone: Declining muscle and bone mass, increased body fat, fatigue, swollen or tender breasts, flushing or hot flashes, depression, reduced self-confidence, difficulty concentrating, sleeping difficulty, sexual function, lower sex drive, fewer spontaneous erections, and difficulty sustaining erections.

Benefits of starting HRT:

  • increase energy
  • improve strength and exercise tolerance
  • improve your sexual confidence
  • increase sex drive and libido
  • regain your competitive edge
  • improve your facial hair appearance and beard fullness growth
  • improve cognitive function and reduce risk for Alzheimer’s disease
  • help with diabetes and metabolic syndrome
  • better and happier mood
  • decrease inflammation
  • improve overall well being

Human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) is a hormone that is naturally produced by the human body during pregnancy. HCG can stimulate the production of testosterone and increase sperm production. It can be used in conjunction with TRT to help preserve fertility and prevent testicular atrophy.

Clomiphene Citrate

Clomiphene is a selective estrogen receptor modulator. This medication can be used to treat men with low testosterone. It increases serum testosterone levels without effecting testicular volume and therefore maintaining fertility.

Aromatase Inhibitors

These medications include Anastrozole, Exemestane, and Letrozole. They work by inhibiting the conversion of testosterone to estrogen, thereby lowering estrogen levels. This decreases the unwanted side effects of high estrogen such as nipple sensitivity, enlarging breasts- gynecomastia, and breast tenderness.