Most hormones decline with age. This may be a natural consequence of aging but may also be accelerated in some individuals. For these reasons, anti-aging physicians and patients seek methods of hormone replacement which might slow down the aging process.
Reproductive hormones are critical to our body’s health. They are produced in the endocrine glands (adrenal glands and ovaries or testes) and are the chemical messengers in our body that tell other cells what to do. They regulate virtually every bodily function. The natural hormone cycle of men and women is designed to flower briefly giving us the vigor and vitality to reproduce our species and to protect and guide our young, and then begin to decline as part of aging. The peri-menopausal and menopausal years for women are literally a process of withering away on the inside, losing bone and muscle mass, becoming weaker, developing arteriosclerosis, and losing mental acuity as bodily hormone production decreases.
An individualized medical plan for hormone replacement would include a thorough assessment including, but is not limited to, the following during your office visit:
Bio-identical hormone replacement refers to the use of hormones which are molecularly identical to those produced naturally in the body and the use of those to supplement or replace hormones which have declined abnormally. For sexual hormones it is widely accepted to use bio-identical estrogens, progesterone and testosterone for menopausal women. For men in andropause with low testosterone, bio-identical testosterone is recognized to be beneficial. By optimizing HGH levels to a healthier range, a person can experience many benefits from injectable bio-identical HGH:
Bio-identical hormones can relieve the symptoms associated with menopause or early menopasue. A supervised treatment plan using natural hormone replacement can make women feel healthier and younger.