BIOIDENTICAL HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY FOR WOMEN
Pellet Hormone Therapy for Women
88MED uses the BioTE Pellet Therapy Method for testosterone and estradiol replacement. The pellets are just a little bit bigger than a grain of rice. Using a local anesthetic and a small incision (approximately 5mm), they are placed in the fatty tissue underneath the skin on the hip/buttock.
This method is one of the most widely studied, effective, and safest methods of natural Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy For Women available.
We chose to use BioTE Medical as our supplier of testosterone and estradiol as the purity of the BioTE Medical pellets are unmatched in the industry. Pellet Therapy uses hormones derived from natural plant sources to replicate the body’s normal hormonal levels.
Patients have found that bioidentical hormone replacement therapy with pellet implants is extremely effective as they consistently release small physiological doses of the hormones providing optimal levels.
Is Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy Safe?
Bioidentical hormone pellet therapy is being used safely in 5 continents and has been studied for 8 decades not only looking at safety and efficacy but also the prevention of disease states such as:
- Breast cancer
- Heart disease
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Diabetes & More
Symptoms of Hormone Imbalance In Women
Hair falling out
Difficulty achieving orgasm
Gaining weight/belly fat
Decreased mental clarity/focus
Cold all the time
Bone loss (osteoporosis)
Benefits of Estrogen Hormone Replacement Therapy For Women
The rapid loss of bone after menopause has been attributed to the decline in the production of estrogen. There are significant morbidity and mortality secondary to osteoporotic fractures in women.
Her risk of heart disease climbs exponentially with the loss of estrogen. Women that are on estrogen replacement can decrease their mortality risk from heart disease upwards of 70%.
Additionally, estrogen has been shown to increase good cholesterol (HDL) and decrease bad cholesterol (LDL). The brain blood vessels are also protected by estrogen and women on estrogen replacement have a lower incidence of Alzheimer’s disease.
What are Bioidentical Hormones?
Bioidentical hormones used in Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy for Women are non-synthetic, plant-based hormones that are identical biologically and structurally to human hormones.
Are There Side Effects?
When dosed properly with bioidentical hormones, there are minimal to no side effects. Synthetic hormones, in contrast, are associated with many untoward side effects.
Do Women Need Testosterone Replacement Therapy, Too?
Testosterone is not just for men. Believe it or not, women need their testosterone levels optimized to feel good too. Women produce testosterone in their ovaries and their adrenal glands. Female testosterone levels are approximately 10% of a male.
Much of the symptoms women experience during perimenopause and menopause can be alleviated with testosterone alone.
Testosterone replacement therapy in women contributes to:
- Enhanced feeling of well-being
- Increased sex drive
- Increased energy
- Relief of night sweats and hot flashes
- Improved skin
- Decreased body fat
- More lean muscle mass
- Decreased risk of osteoporosis through the production of new bone
Testosterone has also been shown to decrease the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
How Do I Get Started With Hormone Replacement Therapy?
The initial step is checking your hormone levels in your blood to see if you are indeed a good candidate.
If you are a candidate and choose to go ahead with the hormone replacement therapy and pellet procedure your dose is individualized based on:
- Body weight
- Activity level
- Baseline blood levels
Six weeks following the procedure we verify the dosing by rechecking your serum hormone levels. If your levels are not in the optimal range we will offer you a booster implant/pellet for no extra charge and will adjust your thyroid medications if needed.
Military & First Responder Discount
88MED offers monthly memberships to help clients receive as much value and convenience as possible from our services. To show our appreciation for all veterans, active duty personnel and first responders, we’re offering a deep discount.