Bioidentical Hormones For Women
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Women suffering from early menopause symptoms looking to put an end to hot flashes, night sweats, memory loss, mood swings, weight gain, and low libido are turning to BodyLogicMD to replace natural hormones with bioidentical hormones. The certified anti-aging BodyLogicMD affiliated physicians design individualized programs specifically for each woman and help put an end to suffering and effects caused by stress induced adrenal fatigue, menopause, perimenopause and severe PMS.
What are Bioidentical Hormones?
Bioidentical hormones are an exact replica of the hormones that are naturally produced by the body; matching the body's natural hormones molecule by molecule.
How are Bioidentical Hormones made?
Bioidentical hormones for women are female hormones made in a laboratory and are based on compounds found in plants (usually soy beans or wild yams). Unlike supplements containing soy or wild yam extract, bioidentical hormones are processed by a highly trained compounding pharmacist. Compounding pharmacists provide medications that have a customized formulation to meet a patient's specific health care needs. Once the plant-based hormone is processed, its structure is identical to the estrogen, progesterone, and androgen hormones produced naturally by one's body. This is what makes bioidentical hormones natural and is the reason why our bodies can metabolize them naturally as it was designed to do, with minimal or no bioidentical hormones risks or side effects. These hormones come in various forms including tablets, under the skin pellets, creams, gels, and nasal sprays.
Why not Synthetic Hormones?
Synthetic hormones are made from plant progesterone and animal estrogens, but are not identical to the hormones your body uses (generally an extra covalent bond or molecules are added so that it can be patented). Synthetic hormones act as toxins since their chemical makeup cannot be metabolized properly. This is why traditional hormone replacement therapy adverse side effects that in many cases are worse than the symptoms that are being treated.
Synthetic hormones offer a one-size-fits-all solution to varying individual problems. It is not uncommon for the wrong hormone to be prescribed because a certain hormone imbalance was mistakenly assumed (i.e., assuming a women needs estrogen when she in fact needs progesterone). In comparison, the compounded bioidentical hormones that BodyLogicMD offers are carefully matched individually to each woman's needs - something that is not possible with synthetic hormones. This means little or no bioidentical hormones risks and immediate relief to intolerable symptoms.
Hormones and Cancer
Many women are scared off by connections that have been made between hormones and cancer. It is important to understand that these studies link synthetic hormones to breast cancer, ovarian cancer and uterine cancer. There have been no studies that look only at bioidentical hormones and cancer. This is because the studies are expensive and the manufacturers of synthetic hormones provide the synthetics for free. Bioidentical hormones are created by a compound pharmacy to match an individual's body chemistry, so the hormones cannot be used for studies unless they have been matched to each of the participants. It is also important to note that a woman's natural estrogen has essentially no connection to endometrial cancer and bioidentical hormones, unlike synthetic hormones, are identical to a woman's natural estrogen.
Synthetic estrogen has been found to increase a woman's chances of developing these various cancers. Some of those risks were dimmed with the addition of synthetic progesterone, but still it was balancing a risky synthetic hormone with another synthetic hormone. High levels of estrogen are linked to breast cancer. These high levels can occur when your progesterone is too low, not uncommon in menopause, and when synthetic estrogen replacement therapy is being used. Bioidentical hormones and breast cancer have been found to have no negative correlation; in fact, bioidentical hormones reduce the risk of breast cancer by correcting the menopause hormone imbalance.
Bioidentical hormones risks are by no means equal or even similar to synthetic hormones.
Body chemistry contains far too many factors to be looked at with a broad brush. Hormones work together like a symphony; a problem with just one hormone, or instrument, throws off all of the others. Synthetic hormones attempt to correct or change a hormone in a vacuum, without consideration for how it will affect and interact with the other hormones in the body. Bioidentical hormones for women grant harmony or relief by treating the entire symphony of female hormones.
BodyLogicMD Bioidentical Hormone Therapy Services
- A comprehensive review of symptoms, medical, family and personal history
- Testing - saliva, urine and/or blood laboratory analysis
- Natural Hormone balancing
- Ongoing evaluations
- Quality compounded pharmacy
- Highest quality supplements
- Fitness programs
- Nutrition planning
- Stress reduction plans
"And in the end it's not the years in your life that count, it's the life in your years!"
- Abraham Lincoln
"Menopause is normal, but being as sick as I was, is definitely not...I went from being a perfectly normal and happy person, full of energy with lots of things to do, to a useless human being. I lost my bubbly personality. I did not sleep at night; hot flashes were driving me crazy. I had no desire to do anything. I had gained 30 lbs., my hair was falling out, my skin and nails were dry, and worst of all, every joint in my body was in severe pain...I pray for [my BodyLogicMD affiliated doctor] every day so that he may stay around for many years so that he can help others as he has helped me. I am so back! All the symptoms are gone. I am 59 years old, but feel like I'm 20! Thank you!"
- L.R. Age59