Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
HORMONES ARE SAFE AND HIGHLY BENEFICIAL BUT SHOULDN’T BE USED BEFORE TALKING TO YOUR DOCTOR.
ARE YOU A CANDIDATE?
This therapy is personalized to each patient’s specific needs through natural hormones that are identical to the body. These hormones are safe and highly beneficial but shouldn’t be used before talking to your doctor.
Once a doctor determines a patient is in hormonal decline, he or she will administer static dosing, which is when hormone levels are approximated and a patient is prescribed the same amount of estradiol every day of the month. On days 18 to 28, a doctor would prescribe a static dose of progesterone to imitate what the body made previously.
Women experience an age-related decline in estrogen and progesterone. Men, around the age of 45 years, begin a gradual decline in testosterone. Hormone Replacement therapy provides both improvement in cardiovascular health, muscular strength and body composition. It also renews energy and vitality, and bone mineral increase and density.
Testing for DHEA deficiency can be discussed with medical provider. It can protect against the incidence of Alzheimer’s, cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.
For those who have been tested and diagnosed with low thyroid function, WellQuest providers can prescribe natural thyroid replacement. Fatigue, depression, forgetfulness, weight gain, constipation, cholesterol, dry skin, hair loss, cold hands and feet are a few of the symptoms that can be dramatically improved. Learn more by calling us today at 479-845-0880.
WHAT DOES BIOIDENTICAL MEAN?
This is the use of supplemental doses of hormones that have a chemical structure identical to the hormones that the human body naturally produces which treats the symptoms of menopause, perimenopause and postmenopause.