Hormone replacement therapy is a treatment many women turn to for relief from symptoms of menopause, but men suffering from hormone imbalances can benefit as well. Tanya Pandya, DO and the team of medical experts at Pandya Medical Center in Suwanee, Dawsonville, and Cumming, Georgia, offer hormonal assessments to treat men and women in Fulton, Forsyth, and Gwinnett counties with bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. We also service John Creeks, Alpharetta, and Atlanta, Georgia. To learn more about therapy with bioidentical hormones, call or click online to book an appointment with Pandya Medical Center today.
Certain hormones naturally decline as you age. Women experience fluctuations in estrogen and progesterone in the years leading up to menopause, while men experience a similar decline in testosterone over time.
Hormone replacement therapy is a common treatment for alleviating the unpleasant symptoms associated with decreased or unbalanced hormone levels. Traditionally, this therapy uses synthetic hormones, which your body may see as an unnatural substance.
Bioidentical hormones are different because they have the exact chemical and molecular structure as the hormones your body would produce naturally. Even though bioidentical hormones are still made in a lab, your body can’t tell the difference between these and your natural hormones.
Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) can help relieve moderate to severe symptoms associated with a decline or imbalance in hormone levels in men and women.
Women may use BHRT to improve the following common symptoms of menopause:
For men, BHRT may help improve the following symptoms of andropause, or a decline in testosterone:
BHRT may be right for you if you’re experiencing unpleasant symptoms of hormone imbalance due to increasing age, perimenopause, or menopause. In addition to a natural decline with age, some cancer treatments may also disrupt your hormone levels.
The team at Pandya Medical Center may use BHRT to alleviate symptoms of the following medical conditions:
If you’re suffering from symptoms of hormone changes, your physician at Pandya Medical Center may check your hormone levels through a diagnostic saliva and blood test. They use BHRT to relieve symptoms of hormone imbalance in both men and women.
To learn more about whether BHRT is right for you, call Pandya Medical Center or book online to schedule a consultation today.