Bio-identical testosterone is a female hormone, not just a male hormone. Replenishment of testosterone in women contributes to the enhancement of sexual drive, relief of arthritic pain, restoration of energy, strengthening of bone, prevention of osteoporosis, improvement of an overall sense of well-being, and zest for life. Many women do not realize that testosterone improves their muscles, bones, tendons, and joints, and endurance. It’s the best hormone for the skin to prevent thinning and wrinkles. The way to increase collagen and elastin is through testosterone.
Testosterone replacement is effective in providing many health benefits such as increased muscle strength and lean body mass, improved sexual response, the reversal of impotence, and improved body composition. Testosterone has also been shown to prevent osteoporosis, arthritis, and degenerative joint change. It enhances the sense of well-being and depressed mood frequently seen in andropause (male menopause).
DHEA is a hormone produced by the adrenal glands. These are the glands just above your kidney and have many beneficial effects. DHEA is the building block that is necessary to make estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone. DHEA improves the function of the immune system, improves brain function, relieves stress, and is a very potent anti-cancer supplement.
DHEA also increases energy and reduces body fat and cholesterol, thereby preventing heart disease. DHEA has been shown to increase insulin sensitivity, which means that less insulin is required.
DHEA has benefits that are designed to:
In a six-week study conducted by the National Institute of Mental Health, it was found that using DHEA supplements helped relieve mild to moderate depression that happens in some middle-aged people. It was also found the DHEA may also help improve aging skin in the elderly.
How long does it take hormone replacement therapy to work?
Much like anything else, the results depend on the individual. Providing one “set” timeline for any person is impossible. However, we can assure you that hormone replacement does work and helps your body restore the components it needs to help you lose weight and be the best version of yourself.
BioTE® Medical provides pellet therapy to help balance hormones in women and men
Pellet therapy is an emerging, innovative form of bioidentical hormone therapy. The Medical Weight Loss and Hormone Clinic team are happy to partner with BioTE® to provide an alternative and efficient form of hormone therapy. The process is simple: take a test to determine current hormone levels, receive a pellet insertion of estradiol or testosterone from a professional, and follow up with a licensed professional.
Pellet therapy is subcutaneous implants made from customized compounded hormones and binders. Every batch of hormones is tested for consistency and purity. We ensure our patients that they are being provided the best possible therapy to accelerate their journey towards the best possible wellness.
This process delivers the consistency of hormones without having to rely on applying creams or taking pills. You can expect to repeat the process two to four times a year, depending on your body chemistry and needs. BioTE® therapy can get used to balance hormones, optimize them, or replace them. This innovative form of hormone therapy prevents effects like aging, depression, anxiety, and more symptoms that people with imbalanced hormones deal with every day. Ask us about this treatment!