Aging, disease and lifestyle factors can contribute to changes in the body that affect normal hormone levels. When the delicate balance of natural hormones is disturbed, you experience unwelcome symptoms of hormonal imbalance due to low testosterone, estrogen levels, or progesterone deficiencies—just to name a few. These symptoms can be a result aging or diagnosed conditions such as perimenopause, menopause, andropause, thyroid disorder, and adrenal fatigue. Find out if you would benefit with bioidentical hormone treatment from an expert hormone doctor at Vida MedSpa.
Conventional hormone replacement therapy (HRT) utilizes synthetic hormones in an attempt to combat symptoms of hormonal imbalance. However, with synthetic hormones comes risk. Synthetic hormones are chemically-based, human-made hormones which are often patented. This results in uniform treatment for patients and has been linked to cancer and heart disease.
On the other side of the spectrum is bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT). Bioidentical hormones are the natural solution to restoring low levels of vital hormones in both men and women. Bioidentical hormones are natural hormones derived from plant sources and designed to be structurally identical to the hormones produced by the human body. Because bioidentical hormones are natural, they pose no health risk and operate on the same cellular level as natural hormones.
Low testosterone in men is the most common form of hormone imbalance experienced by a male. Symptoms of low testosterone in men can manifest in a visible manner, affecting mood, weight and sexual performance, seemingly all at once. This is often referred to as andropause or “the male menopause.” However, testosterone levels in men do fluctuate, and men can experience gradual changes as a result such as increased irritability, loss of strength and muscle, and a reduction in ambition, focus, and stamina. These symptoms are often brushed aside as signs of aging, but can easily be corrected with a comprehensive hormone treatment plan that incorporates bioidentical hormone replacement therapy.
Women face a number of hormonal fluctuations throughout the lifespan—menstruation, pregnancy, childbirth, perimenopause, and menopause—each of which can impact the delicate balance of hormonal harmony. For this reason, women benefit from monitoring their natural hormone levels as early as age 30 to establish a healthy baseline and maintain balance. Low testosterone levels in women (and even high testosterone levels in women!) have been shown to affect a multitude of other natural hormones in the body. Through lifestyle changes and bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, thyroid symptoms in women, testosterone levels in women, and other hormone imbalances in women can be alleviated.
Hormone therapy has been endorsed by major medical organizations all over the nation, making it the leading choice for treating hormone imbalance in men and women struggling with a variety of related symptoms and conditions, such as:
You don’t have to suffer. At Vida MedSpa, Dr. Lee and his team specialize in comprehensive hormone treatment plans using bioidentical hormone replacement therapy and advanced techniques in anti-aging and integrative medicine to restore balance and rejuvenate the body and spirit. Men and women who have experienced the benefits of hormone therapy report better health and improved quality of life, including:
Dr. Michael Lee is a hormone specialist and a respected member of the BodyLogicMD network of physicians specializing in bioidentical hormone therapy. As part of this elite group of hormone doctors, Dr. Lee has advanced training in treating hormone imbalances and related conditions. He dedicates his practice to integrative medicine and anti-aging therapies that focus on treating the root cause of disease from a whole-body perspective. At Vida MedSpa, you don’t just experience average health or even better health; you can achieve optimal health.
Experience health and enjoy life at its very best—schedule your first consultation with Dr. Lee at Vida MedSpa today.
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