Cary, North Carolina, The Youth Institute, Dr. Gregory Brannon Medical Director. Dr. Brannon has been an OB-GYN for 25 years. He has treated thousands of women experiencing the symptoms of hormonal imbalances. To get their life back and well-being, Dr. Brannon addresses these issues with Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy(BHRT). BHRT is used to treat many conditions and symptoms women are experiencing as they age. These imbalances can occur during any stage of a person’s lifespan.
When hormone levels return to our goal range, your body will be strengthened giving you the best chance to age gracefully staying healthy and strong. Think of your body as an eight cylinder engine. Aging brings you down to three cylinders, and you feel the effects. Is this normal? Common maybe, but not normal. It is not the way our bodies were designed. Make this change so you can age gracefully and get on top of life. You can stop dreading “the change of life”
Women going through their reproductive years can experience hormonal issues due to…
…however, women that are going through age related hormone decline typically experience imbalances during perimenopause and menopause.
Hormone decline in women usually begins around the age of 35, and this initial phase of hormone decline is known as perimenopause. During this phase, estrogen and progesterone begin to decline, and women can experience symptoms that include fatigue, depression, acne, weight gain, mental fogginess, low libido, and irregular periods. Many Women have found that Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy has helped to slow down the process of hormone decline by replacing deficient hormones. It can help women to regulate their periods, have more energy, improves mental cognition, lose weight, and increase their sex drive.
Starting in the 40’s or 50’s, women usually begin to enter into menopause. Menopause occurs as part of the natural aging process and can bring many negative side effects because the body can no longer produce healthy amounts of estrogen and progesterone. For this reason, many women suffer from low libido, vaginal dryness, hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, mood changes, wrinkling skin, and weight gain. However, Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy can help women to replenish these hormones in order to stay healthy and slow down the signs of aging when Hormone levels are returned to the body’s required levels.
Hormones play a role in neurological functions and moods, and low levels of certain hormones can affect neurotransmitters that send messages of peace and calmness throughout the brain. Low levels of estrogen may also lead to anxiety, but balancing hormones with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can help reduce anxiety and depression while helping women to feel more content.
Chronic Fatigue may be caused when the adrenal glands have been exhausted for an extended period of time. When women are under stress for a long period of time, the adrenals excrete cortisol, and eventually, the body begins to convert sex hormones into cortisol in order to meet the body’s demands. Women may experience symptoms such as ongoing fatigue, sore throat, memory loss, muscle aches, enlarged lymph nodes, and extreme exhaust after physical or mental activity. Optimizing hormones with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can help reduce the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome and promote healthy levels of energy that last all day.
Low levels of essential sex hormones can lead to low libido in women of any age. In younger women, low libido may occur due to stress. In aging women, the body generally produces a smaller amount of sex hormones, which can reduce the energy and desire for sexual activity, and women experiencing perimenopause or menopause may feel that they have a lower sex drive. Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can help women replenish deficient hormones and regain a healthy libido.
Several women going through their reproductive years suffer from PMS symptoms, which can include moodiness, water retention, bloating, acne, fatigue, sweet and salty cravings, and cramping, and many of these symptoms are the result of hormone imbalances. Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can help women to balance their hormones and reduce their PMS symptoms. Women can have easier periods with reduced cramping, fatigue, bloating, cravings, and skin breakouts.
In women, hypothyroid occurs when the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone, and this condition is most common in women over the age of fifty. Women that are deficient in thyroid hormone may experience symptoms such as unexplained weight gain, nervousness, fatigue, thinning hair, heavy periods, dry skin, constipation, increased sensitivity to cold, a poor memory, and joint pain. Hyperthyroidism happens when the body produces an excessive amount of thyroid hormone. Symptoms such as unexplained weight loss, menstrual changes, thinning skin, finer hair, spontaneous sweating, increased appetite, and a rapid heartbeat can all be signs of an overactive thyroid gland. Managing proper hormone balance with Bioidentical Returning Hormone levels can alleviate or in some cases eliminate thyroid related conditions and restore proper function to bodily systems.
Doctor Gregory Brannon at The Youth Institute has helped countless numbers of women to improve their health and overcome the effects of hormonal decline and imbalance. Treating numerous conditions with Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy, Dr. Brannon has enabled women to feel like themselves again. To learn more about the benefits of Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy for women, contact Gregory Brannon, M.D. at The Youth Institute in Cary North Carolina today to schedule a consultation!