Many disease conditions are the result of hormone imbalances. Individuals, who do not have a defined disease, though are generally unwell, may be experiencing hormone imbalance. Hormonal disruption puts the body’s regulatory functions out of balance. Bioidentical hormones are identical in chemical structure and similar in action to the hormones found in the human body. Because they are identical, the action of the natural hormone is relatively gentle, safe and effective.
Symptoms that my indicate a sex hormonal imbalance and may benefit from bioidentical sex hormones include: hot flashes; night sweats; vaginal dryness; brain fog; memory problems; depression; tender breasts; water retention; irritability; weight gain; headaches; constipation dry skin; fatigue; low lido; dry scalp; menstrual issues; poor sleep and a general state of unwellness.
Symptoms that may indicate hypothyroid hormone imbalances and may require the use of desiccated thyroid and/or liothyroxine (T3) include: fatigue; depression; poor mental concentration; menstrual irregularities; PMS; infertility; easy weight gain; cold extremities; course dry hair; dry rough skin; high cholesterol; high blood pressure; constipation; low libido; sluggishness; headaches; muscle aches; weakness; recurrent infections; hypoglycemic; asthma; erectile dysfunction; memory loss; polycystic ovary syndrome; allergic rhinitis; tinnitus; vertigo; atherosclerosis and chest pain.
To determine if you are a bioidentical hormone candidate, a complete health history, physical exam and hormone testing is required.