BioTE® therapy provides bio-identical hormone subcutaneous pellet therapy to help balance hormones in women & men
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Your hormones are one of the most important regulatory systems in your body. They are messengers, designed to target cells and organs and provoke a change or result. As we age, hormone production changes, and hormonal imbalance can occur. Unbalanced hormones can have a variety of side effects and symptoms. Dr. Lotze offers BioTE therapy from his office in Houston.
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Hormone Imbalance in Women
Many women will experience a hormone imbalance and not even realize it. Symptoms can range from subtle to debilitating and are often masked by medications that are prescribed for anxiety, depression, insomnia, weight gain, and more. Having your hormones checked regularly will reveal whether your hormones are optimized. The good news – BioTE® Medical is here to help. Learn more about female hormones and imbalance signs here.
What Causes a Hormone Imbalance in Women?
Hormone imbalance in women can occur as part of the natural aging process and may reflect genetic predispositions for certain conditions. However, hormone balance is affected by the food we eat, exercising and the amount of stress we experience.
What is the Endocrine System?
The endocrine system is a series of glands that produce and discrete hormones throughout the body. Did you know that hormones do a lot more than regulate mood and sexuality? They determine whether you will be at risk for diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s, and thyroid disease. Learn more about the endocrine system and hormone imbalance below.
What Conditions Can Hormone Imbalance Cause?
When you have an imbalance in the endocrine systems, you have endocrine disease which is a hormone imbalance. This means that there is either too much or too little women hormone being produced somewhere within the endocrine system. Issues regarding this:
Menstrual cycles, breast abnormalities can stem
Metabolism problems come from issues with the thyroid gland
BioTE for Men
What are the symptoms of hormone imbalance in men?
Some of the symptoms of hormone imbalance in men include:
- Weight Gain
- Brain Fog
- Decrease Sexual Performance
- Inability to Maintain Muscle Mass
Some of the nonreproductive physical symptoms of hormonal imbalance in men include:
- Weight Gain
- Unstable Blood sugar
- Low Blood Pressure
The reproductive symptoms of hormonal imbalance in men can include:
- Low Libido
- Erectile Dysfunction
- A Loss of Interest in Sexual Activity
- Low Self-Esteem
These are very serious symptoms that may stem from a variety of serious conditions in addition to hormonal imbalance. Talk with your doctor to confirm that the source of these problems is not from another condition.
What male hormone imbalance therapies exist?
There are three paths when choosing any course of medical treatment. The first is the easiest, doing nothing and hoping that you will feel better. The second is going the conventional medicine route and being told your hormones are normal and getting your symptoms fixed by medication after medication after medication. The third is to consider the perspective of preventative medicine by optimizing your hormones with Dr. Lotze.
What Therapy Does a BioTE Certified Medical Provider use?
Patients report that one of the most effective methods of regaining hormonal balance they have tried is through bio-identical hormone replacement therapy pellets from BioTE Medical. A pellet can be inserted in only a few minutes and is virtually painless. Within 7-10 days after your pellet insertion, Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) begins to work and BioTE Medical patients are back to their active lifestyles. If you may be suffering from hormone imbalance and you would like to give a natural method of relief a try, contact Dr. Lotze today!