What makes bio-identical HRT different from traditional HRT?
Hormones are vital for so many bodily functions, from sleep and development to metabolism and mood. So, when your hormones aren’t properly balanced, you’re going to know it. The most common hormonal imbalance is menopause, a transitional phase that all women will experience during middle-age years. If you face menopause or a hormonal imbalance, know that our Trophy Club, TX, providers Dr. David Yi, Dr. Paula Lansford-Seabaugh, and PA Carol Addy offer bio-identical hormone replacement therapy.
What is BioTE®?
This type of BHRT is a small hormone-releasing pellet that is placed under the skin. The pellet releases the proper dosage of hormones over the course of several months, so your body receives a steady dosage of time-released bioidentical hormones.
Bioidentical hormones are different from synthetic hormones. Bioidentical hormones are made from natural, plant-based materials that are structurally identical to the chemical structures of natural hormones that your body produces. Since your body won’t be able to detect any difference between bioidentical hormones and your own, you won’t have to deal with the unpleasant side effects that often occur with traditional HRT.
When should I consider BioTE®?
It’s important that you turn to our Trophy Club, TX, providers if you are experiencing symptoms of a hormonal imbalance. This is often most common in middle-aged women as they approach menopause. Signs of estrogen and testosterone imbalances include:
- Increased mood swings
- Poor memory and trouble concentrating
- Loss of sex drive
- Thinning hair or hair loss
- Loss of muscle mass
- Weight gain
- Night sweats
- Hot flashes
- Vaginal dryness
- Erectile dysfunction
One of the main reasons people turn to our team for HRT is that we offer a natural way to balance hormones. BioTE is inserted under the skin to provide you with the proper dose of hormones at all times, so you don’t have to mess with the creams, patches, or pills.
If you’ve tried other HRTs options and they haven’t worked for you, BioTE® might be the best option. Those who’ve had unwanted side effects due to HRT may be a bit concerned, but our BioTE pellets can often offer them exactly what they need without the side effects.
Trophy Club Family Medicine is dedicated to providing you with safe, effective treatment options to help balance your hormones, manage conditions and help you feel your best. If you are dealing with the challenges of a hormonal imbalance, Dr. Yi and Dr. Lansford-Seabaugh in Trophy Club, TX, can help. Call us today at 817-430-9111.