Conditions Treated with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement
Salt Lake City UT Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Specialist, Stephanie King, D.C., FNP-C, at Life Health Medical Center uses Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy to help men and women replenish and re-balance their hormones. Hormones can become imbalanced for many reasons; however, the most common reason for hormone imbalance is aging. When aging occurs, the endocrine system wears down, leaving the body unable to produce a sufficient amount of hormones. Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy has helped numerous men and women to correct these imbalances, and it treats a wide range of conditions that are due to hormonal deficiencies or excesses. Stephanie King, D.C., FNP-C offers customized Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy programs to both men and women, and as a result of her expert programs, many patients have experienced a significant increase in their overall health and wellness levels.
BHRT CAN BE USED TO TREAT THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS OR SYMPTOMS
- Menopause: A gradual process that happens when a woman’s ovaries make less estrogen and progesterone and her lifetime supply of eggs is depleted. A woman is considered to have reached menopause when she hasn’t menstruated for 12 months. Natural menopause typically occurs between ages 41-59. Symptoms of Menopause Include: Hot flashes, flushes, night sweats and/or cold flashes, clammy feeling, irritability, mood swings, sudden tears, trouble sleeping through the night, loss of libido, crashing fatigue, anxiety, depression and more.
- Perimenopause: The period of transition to natural menopause during which the body undergoes endocrinologic and biologic changes resulting from declining ovarian hormone production; Symptoms of perimenopause can include irregular menstrual periods, hot flashes, vaginal dryness, insomnia, and mood swings. Perimenopause can last over six years (four years is average) and usually ends after twelve months of amenorrhea. Salt Lake City UT Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Specialist, Stephanie King, D.C., FNP-C, can help patients to recover from the consequences of perimenopausal symptoms.
- Andropause: Andropause is the period of a man’s life, occurring usually between the ages of 45 and 55, marked with a drop in testosterone hormone levels secreted by the testicles. The body changes occur and may be accompanied by symptoms such as changes in attitudes and moods, weight gain, fatigue, a loss of energy, loss of sex drive, lowered physical agility and more. It is a phenomenon similar to the female menopause.
- Thyroid: An imbalance of your thyroid hormone can affect every metabolic function in your body. Your thyroid gland is your body’s regulator. Thyroid hormone modulates carbohydrates, protein, fat metabolism, vitamin uses, digestion, muscle and nerve action, blood flow, hormone excretion, oxygen utilization, and sexual function.
- Fibromyalgia: Fibromyalgia is a disorder causing aching muscles, sleep disorders, and fatigue, associated with abnormal levels of the brain chemicals that transmit nerve signals (neurotransmitters) It is characterized by symptoms in several body systems. Symptoms include: Wide spread body pain, skin temperature changes, irritable bowel, brain fog, immune system or repeated illness and more.
- Weight Loss Resistance: Progesterone and estrogen are normally the culprits that lead to weight loss difficulties and resistance. Our overall body composition is greatly dependent on having balanced hormones, a healthy digestive tract, a balanced diet and an awareness of food allergies.
- Adrenal Fatigue: Adrenal Fatigue is a stress-induced condition characterized by a set of common symptoms that indicate decreased function of the adrenal glands. Also known as hypoadrenia, adrenal exhaustion, adrenal insufficiency, adrenal gland fatigue, adrenal chronic fatigue, and non-Addison’s hypoadrenia. Adrenal Fatigue affects every organ and system in your body. A below average functioning of the adrenal glands result in a number of symptoms. Those symptoms often include chronic infections, fatigue, Sleep disturbance, insomnia, menopause type symptoms, IBS, and anxiety.
Salt Lake City UT Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Specialist, Stephanie King, D.C., FNP-C, has helped countless men and women to overcome conditions related to hormonal imbalance or decline. Before beginning a Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy program, Stephanie King, D.C., FNP-C, tests the levels of all essential hormones in order to get to the root of patients’ imbalances. She then designs a personalized program using dosages that are unique to each patient. Vast numbers of men and women have been able to achieve peak levels of health with Doctor King’s specialized Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy programs.