Dallas Hormone Replacement
What are Hormone Replacement Therapies?
Hormones play an important role in everyone’s health, but particularly in a woman’s. Hormones dictate many aspects of a woman’s health, from menstruation to pregnancy and menopause. Hormone Replacement Therapy, also known as Hormone or Estrogen Replacement Therapy, is used to treat several symptoms of menopause and aging in women and is typically prescribed either during or after menopause.
Hormone replacement therapies work to replace the Estrogen and other hormones that your body stops producing during menopause. Through hormone replacement, women can continues to benefit from the many benefits that Estrogen provides the body, including calcium regulation and other regulatory functions.
While Hormone Replacement Therapies have their risks, they have been shown to successfully treat many of the inconveniencies and symptoms that come with menopause such as calcium deficiencies and hot flashes. Call us to learn more about Hormone Replacement Therapy and how it can benefit you.
Hormone Replacement Therapies Offered
Hormone Therapies include Estrogen Therapy and “Combination Therapies,” which include Estrogen, Progesterone, and Progestin for added regulatory strength. These therapies are typically available through pills, patches, and other means.
Estrogen Therapy is most commonly recommended to women who have had their uterus removed through a hysterectomy. This particular therapy has been shown to reduce the severity of hot flashes by up to 90% in some patients, and have also been proven to improve a women’s ability to absorb and use calcium within the body.
This therapy combines small doses of estrogen, progestin, and progesterone. This therapy is typically recommended for women who still have their uterus. Combination therapies have been show, as Estrogen therapy, to help minimize the symptoms of menopause such as faintness, unusual sweating, and chills. The added Progestin in the therapy helps to regulate the effects of Estrogen.