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The Benefits of Hormone Replacement Therapy

Men and woman both suffer from the effects of hormone imbalances, and age is no exception. It has long been believed that only people in their middle-age and elder years are afflicted by hormonal conditions, but that is not the case. While it is true that a majority of candidates for hormone replacement therapy emerge from that demographic, hormone imbalance can affect anyone at any stage in their life. Hormone replacement therapy benefits are extensive and can create a healthier, happier life.

Causes of Hormone Deficiency & Imbalance

More than six-thousand different hormonal disorders exist.  In addition to natural and medically related conditions such as pregnancy, menopause, and pituitary disorders, many environmental factors contribute to the onset of hormone disorders.

  • Poor Diet
  • Lack of Exercise
  • Stress
  • Environmental Toxins (Insecticides, Herbicides, Gasoline Fumes, Etc.)
  • Excessive Use of Cosmetic Products

Symptoms of Hormone Deficiency & Imbalance

Synthetic hormone replacement therapy and biodentical hormone replacement therapy are common practices to help fight the nagging and sometimes very serious, symptoms of hormonal imbalance.  Symptoms include, but are not limited to:

  • Weight Gain
  • Fatigue
  • Hair Loss
  • Memory Loss
  • Poor Concentration
  • Lowered Sex Drive
  • Depression
  • Sleeplessness
  • Mood Swings
  • Bone Density Loss
  • Muscle Mass Loss

Treatment Options for Hormone Deficiency & Imbalance

Living with these symptoms can severely reduce one’s quality of life and if left untreated could evolve into chronic conditions such as diabetes, obesity, or heart disease.  But with a variety of hormone replacement treatment options available this does not have to be the case. Scottsdale Restorative Medicine has a skilled, courteous staff ready to identify your individual needs and use the most natural, cutting edge techniques to get your hormonal balance back on track.  Custom tailored care plans are designed to fit your unique condition and provide the best quality of care available.

If you are concerned that you may be suffering from a hormonal imbalance, or you would like to know more about the benefits of hormone replacement therapy, give us a call today.

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