When your body’s ability to produce hormones is disrupted—such as a natural decline with age—you may notice a difference in how you feel. Common symptoms of estrogen and testosterone imbalance include loss of libido, moodiness, irritability, depression, problems with memory and concentration, thinning hair, loss of muscle mass, weight gain (especially in the belly area), and fatigue. Estrogen decline is also associated with night sweats, hot flashes, facial hair growth, painful intercourse, vaginal dryness and an increased risk of urinary incontinence. Low levels of testosterone can also cause erectile dysfunction, including problems getting and maintaining an erection.
WHY IS THIS A PROBLEM?
Hormonal imbalances occur when there is too much or too little of a hormone in the bloodstream. Hormones are important for regulating most major bodily processes. Because of their essential role in the body, even the smallest hormonal imbalance can cause side effects throughout the body. For men and women, the sex hormones estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone perform several important processes. Both men and women begin to produce less of these hormones as they age, which can start as early as someone’s mid 20s or early 30s. Most women see a significant drop in estrogen and testosterone during menopause, while many men may experience a similar phenomenon relating to testosterone, known as andropause.
WHAT'S THE SOLUTION?
Hormone Pellets contain a natural plant source of estrogen and testosterone. The pellets, which are smaller than a grain of rice, are placed in the fatty tissue underneath the skin and most closely mimic the actions of healthy ovaries and testicles with regards to hormone release into the bloodstream. Patients have found that bio-identical hormone replacement therapy with pellet implants is tremendously efficient. Unlike typical oral and transdermal forms of therapy, BioTE Medical Hormone Pellet Therapy is the only method of hormone therapy that provides constant hormone levels throughout the day for up to 4 to 6 months. Pellet hormone replacement therapy is much safer than other forms of hormone replacement.