Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
HRT in Vero Beach, FL: Most hormones are chemical substances produced by specialized tissue formations called endocrine glands. The substances are secreted directly into the bloodstream, other body fluids, or into adjacent tissues. Hormones regulate the metabolic activity of other organs or tissues of the body. The symptoms of hormone imbalance are vast.
Symptoms of Hormonal Imbalance
- Weight Gain
- Dips In Energy
- Fluctuations In Body Temperature
- Decreased Sex Drive
- Moodiness Or Mood Swings
- Difficulty Sleeping
- Menopausal Symptoms for Women
- Andropausal Symptoms for Men
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) at Indian River Health Center
First, we measure the patient’s hormone levels with a lab test. This is a comprehensive functional endocrinology lab test over a 24 hour time span. This is to measure hormone levels across time and to accurately pinpoint any fluctuations. Low sex drive, insomnia, chronic inflammation, and weight gain are just a few effects of hormonal imbalances. Our comprehensive hormone test also includes neurotransmitter metabolites, inflammation markers, methylation effectiveness, and organic acids.
Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is an option to to replace the hormones that have been lost. The term ‘bioidentical’ means the hormones in the product are chemically identical to those your body produces.
Note: If there is a MTHFR gene defect, this will vastly change the treatment parameters.