Hormones serve as an internal communication system between the cells of the body and control most of the basic bodily functions. They serve an important role in almost all bodily functions ranging from digestion, appetite, immune function, brain function, growth, mood, libido, and so on. When there is even a slight imbalance in the hormones in your body, it can have a big impact on your health and well-being. When we get older, there is a higher chance of hormonal imbalance which can lead to various conditions such as fatigue, gaining weight that is hard to lose, insomnia, hair loss, depression, memory loss, poor concentration and so on.
Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy can help balance your hormones and help your body and mind perform optimally. Bioidentical hormones are man made hormones derived from plants that are chemically identical to the hormones produced by the human body. These hormones can be used to treat patient when their hormone level drops or becomes unbalanced. Most common bio-identical hormones used in this treatment are estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, DHEA, and adrenal hormones. This hormone replacement therapy is done through and up to date diagnostic testing using the blood, urine and saliva of the patient and testing to see what hormonal abnormalities is present. Depending on the results and abnormalities present, a custom bioidentical hormone is compounded by the pharmacy and using hormonal injections or pellets and counseling in regards to diet and exercise hormonal balance is brought back in the patient’s body.
Thai massage: This massage type is an ancient healing system that combines acupressure, ayurvedic principles, and assisted yoga postures. Rathe than rubbing on muscles, the body is compressed, pulled, stretched, and rocked.
Menopause is one the leading causes of hormonal imbalances among middle-aged women. Symptoms of menopause include hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, lack of ability to lose weight, lack of mental clarity and focus and so on. Besides menopause there are other factors that can cause hormonal imbalance as well such as stress and lack of ovulation. Estrogen replacement therapy can be used for premenopausal and menopausal symptoms and to improve the quality of life. It can not only regulate menstrual periods and decrease menstrual pain, it can also improve ability to lose weight, increase mental clarity and focus, improve libido and sexual function, reduce migraine headaches related to hormonal imbalance and even address fertility issues. It not only relieves symptoms but also helps restore the “optimal function” of the body.
Similar to how women suffer from hormonal imbalance due to menopause, men can also suffer from low testosterone or low T, and sometimes it is called male menopause. This hormone imbalance can occur at any point of the lifecycle but is most commonly experienced during middle-age. Symptoms include muscle loss, weight gain, fatigue, depression, sexual dysfunction including decreased libido and erectile dysfunction, brain fog, thinning hair, being easily irritated and osteoporosis. Testosterone replacement therapy can help bring balance to your hormonal levels and increase energy, improve mood, reduce anxiety, reduce body fat, increase muscular strength , increase bone density, increase sexual performance and improve the overall quality of life.
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Acupuncture therapy involves the insertion of thin and sterile needles into the strategic points of your body. This therapy helps to treat pain and alleviates the energy blockages.
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