What are bioidentical hormones?

What are bioidentical hormones?

As we age, we become aware of changes in our bodies and how they function. For many, the telltale signs include a loss of energy, thinning hair, a slower metabolism. While some changes are to be expected, some may be the result of a hormonal imbalance, which may be exacerbating or even accelerating the aging process.  At DeerFields, we offer bioidentical hormone replacement therapy for men and women who are appropriate candidates.

Bioidentical hormones are created with the same chemical structure and function as the hormones that occur naturally in our bodies. Bioidentical hormones can be created for a variety of hormones important in our daily functions, including testosterone, thyroid hormone, DHEA, and more. Bioidentical hormones are considered a safe and effective option for hormone replacement therapy.

Common signs/symptoms of hormonal imbalances:

When testosterone levels and other hormone levels decrease, you may begin to experience many signs or symptoms that can negatively impact your life. These include:

  • Decrease in libido/sex drive
  • Hair loss
  • Night sweats
  • Changes in mood
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Weight gain, increased belly fat
  • Difficulty concentrating or focusing
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Fatigue
  • Memory Loss
  • Muscle Loss
  • Urinary problems

If you are experiencing any combination of these symptoms, you may be experiencing a hormonal imbalance and benefit from hormone replacement therapy. Contact us to schedule a consultation at 1.877.933.3734 / 416.253.9769 / clinic@deerfields.ca

 

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