Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy Specialist

Modern Concepts

Physical Medicine & Regenerative Medicine located in Fort Mill, SC

Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy Q & A

Our hormones begin to decline as we age, starting in our late 30's and continuing in our mid 50's. In women, this process is known as menopause and is marked by the decline of estrogen and progesterone. Men experience a similar process called andropause, which is caused by a decline in testosterone.

Who is a good candidate for Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy?

Women who have had partial or total hysterectomies. Men who are undergoing or have undergone andropause. Woman who are in perimenopause or have undergone menopause. Individuals with diabetes and chronic pain. Individuals on chronic narcotic pain medications.

If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, you might have a hormone imbalance or low levels:

  • Mood swings
  • Low energy
  • Memory lapses or mental fog
  • Night sweats or hot flashes
  • Loss of muscle tone
  • Low libido
  • Inability to experience pleasure
  • All types of chronic pain

A few benefits of BHRT:

  • More energy/strength
  • Sharper memory and focus
  • Less joint pain
  • Improved workouts/less recovery time
  • Increased libido and responses
How to decide if Hormone Replacement Therapy is right for you?

To begin the process, you will meet with our Nurse Practitioner who will complete a through medical history along with a complete physical and symptom assessment with blood work in order to confirm that you are a good candidate for hormone therapy. Next, we will develop an individualized care plan that takes into account your overall well-being and health.