Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
Adult human aging occurs for many reasons. Recent research has placed hormone therapy as a priority in slowing the aging process. Hormones are molecules that are made in the pituitary gland of the brain, adrenal organs, thyroid organ, just to name a few. These hormones reach a receptor site to engage a target response. As we age, the receptor sites become less sensitive to the hormone stimulation. Supplementation of these individual hormones, helps to reduce some of the visible signs of aging and increase cellular metabolism at each target organ.
Bioidentical hormones are compounds that are similar to the natural hormones that occur in our body. These are derived naturally from plants or synthetically manufactured, but they are very different from synthetic pharmaceutical compounds. Bioidentical hormones are the closest molecule to our own organic molecule that is produced naturally in our own body. In multiple studies, balance bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, is safe and can produce protection against such diseases as osteoporosis, hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol), prostate hypertrophy, stroke and coronary artery disease.
The wellness benefits of hormone supplementation include mood elevation, reduction of fatigue and joint aches, improved libido and sexual function and increased cellular metabolism. For many years, only synthetic hormones, Provera, Premarin etc were prescribed to women for