BHRT Pellet Therapy


Bio-identical hormones are very different from the synthetic counterparts and sometimes have opposite cellular effects. Bio-identical hormone pellets are compounded using hormones from FDA approved sources, blended with certain plant substances that create a molecular structure that is “bio -identical” to what our bodies produce naturally.   Synthetic hormones are quite different and are not molecularly identical to what our bodies produce naturally.  Some commonly prescribed synthetic hormones are Premarin and Provera (medroxyprogesterone acetate).  Premarin is used to replace estrogen and is derived largely from the urine of pregnant mares (horses). Hence....Premarin: a contraction of Pregnant Mares Urine (PRE-MAR-IN).  The biology of [...]

BHRT Pellet Therapy2019-02-06T11:45:38+00:00

What is BHRT?


Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy addresses treatment options to alleviate the symptoms caused by imbalanced hormones or a natural drop in hormone production due to aging. Treatments are often called “bioidentical” or sometimes “natural” because the types of hormones used are biologically identical on a molecular level to those produced in the body. Some of the hormones that BHRT works to balance include those associated with youth and fertility, such as estrogen, progesterone, and sometimes testosterone. The years prior to menopause, women typically produce less of these hormones. This can lead to symptoms of vaginal dryness, tiredness, hot flashes and night sweats just to name [...]

What is BHRT?2019-01-16T14:33:28+00:00
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