Hormones are these little chemicals that carry signals around our bodies in order for processes to occur. They keep us in balance to support our immune system, pregnancies, mood, hunger and more. They are pretty important to our overall health!

Causes of these imbalances include stress, poor sleep quality, lifestyle, nutrition, liver function, and the environment just to name a few. Due to these causes, we can present with these symptoms listed below.

Symptoms that women may experience:

  • Weight gain
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Irritability
  • Hot flashes
  • Vaginal dryness
  • PMS
  • Acne
  • Difficulties with memory
  • Fatigue
  • Headaches
  • Migraines
  • Low sex drive
  • Changes in your period

Symptoms that men may experience:

  • Low sex drive
  • Hair loss
  • Insomnia
  • Weight gain
  • Brain fog

Testing

Before hormone therapy is started, your baseline hormone levels will be assessed either through serum, salivary or urinary depending on your medical history.

Treatment

Once the results of testing have been determined and medical history assessed, I will create a unique and personalized treatment plan so you can start feeling like yourself again. The treatment plan can be topical or suppository bioidentical estrogen and progesterone, as well as oral desiccated thyroid. It goes beyond just bioidenticals to promote balanced hormones, additional support may include: acupuncture, botanical medicine, lifestyle counseling, supplementation, and nutrition.

Book in today to learn more about hormone balancing and how I can help you.