Most people are unaware of the benefits of hormone therapy, but for women who are suffering from menopause, it can be a lifesaver when it comes to dealing with the symptoms. Symptoms of menopause that most women suffer from include hot flashes, night sweats, and changes in mood and behavior. ARR Medical Group offers hormone therapy to women and men who are suitable candidates.
When it comes to women, while menopause is a normal condition that affects all women as they age and stop being fertile, the symptoms can still cause some discomfort for those who are dealing with it. Hormone therapy is one of the ways to regulate the body’s changes and make sure that the symptoms are dealt with.
What Hormones are Being Replaced?
The female body produces estrogen and progesterone, two hormones that help prepare the body for pregnancy. When the egg supply of a woman falls over time, the hormones also stop being released. This causes problems in the female body, as it’s used to these hormones. Hormone therapy simply reintroduces the needed hormones into the body to prevent adverse menopause symptoms. The hormones can come in pills, patches, gels, and other means that are applied to the body.
Who Needs It?
If you are suffering from severe symptoms such as hot flashes, loss of bone mass, or pain during intercourse, or if you are having premature menopause, then you will probably benefit from hormone therapy. In order to reduce risks and enhance its effectiveness, you need to talk to a qualified medical professional.
Make sure that you are using the best delivery method for you to supply the hormones, try to take the lowest amount possible, and try to make better lifestyle choices. Keeping your diet healthy, having regular exercise, and effectively dealing with stress can help you get the outcome you desire.
In addition, you can also practice other self-care techniques such as relaxing breathing and keeping cool to manage hot flashes. Combining all these techniques together can only help with the management of your symptoms.
Always Talk to a Professional
This treatment is safe for those who qualify. With that being said, no hormonal therapy should be done without talking to a qualified professional, and that’s where the experts at ARR Medical Group come in. If you’re interested in hormone therapy, contact us today to schedule a consultation at our office in San Juan.