Bio-Identical Hormones – Serving Tampa FL & Surrounding Areas
Hormones are essential for overall health and proper function of our complex systems Hormones are chemical messengers that act at specific receptor sites on our cells and tissues. Several factors affect our hormones including aging, inflammation, chronic stress, poor diet, toxins, etc.
Bioidentical hormone therapy (BHRT) are originally derived from soy or yam and are molecularly similar to our natural hormones. Compounded hormones are tailored to meet the specific needs of the individual and prepared based on the clinicians specifications.
Menopause affects millions of women. Menopause is characterized by the end of menustraton and fertility, the average age is 50. Perimenopause occurs usually about 8 to 10 years prior to menopause. Common symptoms during the menopause / permenopausal perioid include:
- Loss of libido
- Hair loss
- Fluid retention
- Memory loss
- Slow cognition
Hormone replacement therapy has been shown to improve depression, anxiety, hot flashes, vaginal dryness and overall sense of well being.
You may have heard that BHRT is not safe, but this is not correct. With every type of treatment the risk versus benefit of therapy must be evaluated. However, BHRT when used appropriately can help to reduce symptoms related to menopause / perimenopause.
Compassion Primary Care offers a BHRT program specifically tailored to address the unique needs of women dealing with menopausal / perimenopausal symptoms.
For additional information about this service please call or text 813-669-3084 or visit compassionprimarycare.com for additional information.