What is hormone replacement therapy?
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is a common treatment for women going through menopause or experiencing the symptoms associated with menopause. Slowed metabolism, hot flashes, mood swings, memory loss, low libido and aging are all reasons a doctor may prescribe hormone replacement therapy
What is bioidentical hormone replacement therapy?
A more natural method of treatment, called bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT), has become increasingly popular among doctors and patients alike.
What is the difference between synthetic hormone replacement therapy and bioidentical hormone replacement therapy?
Unlike synthetic hormones, bioidentical hormones are made to have the identical molecular structure of the hormones made by your own body, so your body can metabolize them as it was designed to do, minimizing side effects. Additionally, as opposed to the general, mass-produced synthetic hormones, bioidentical hormones can be individually matched to each woman's specific hormonal needs. They can be prescribed through your drug plans or compounded.
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