How To Know If Hormone Therapy Is Right For You
By Gulfview Medical Institute Team
March 25, 2021
Category: Medical
Tags: Hormone Therapy  

As a result of aging, our hormones begin to decline. Declining hormones can lead to a plethora of issues, like digestion problems, decreased libido, mood changes, and deteriorating bone health. Hormone therapy is used to treat hormonal imbalances and can be used for both men and women. The skilled doctors at GulfView Medical Institute serve the Punta Gorda, Arcadia, Port Charlotte, North Port, and Englewood, FL, areas and they are here to answer any questions you may have and help you figure out if hormone therapy is right for you!

What is Hormone Replacement Therapy?

Hormone replacement therapy uses synthetic, manmade hormones created from plant estrogen to help men and women that are struggling with drastically decreased hormone levels. Hormone therapy from your Punta Gorda, Arcadia, Port Charlotte, North Port, and Englewood, FL, doctors can be used to replace both estrogen and testosterone in men and women and can help address any issues you may be facing due to decreased hormone levels.
 

Treatment comes in many different forms, such as:

  • Pills
  • Implants
  • Patches
  • Creams
  • Injections

Your doctor will discuss different forms of treatment with you and together, you will be able to figure out which form of treatment is best for your body and lifestyle.

What Symptoms Can Hormone Replacement Therapy Relieve?

Hormone replacement therapy can relieve a large number of symptoms associated with low hormone levels. Some of these include:

  • Mood Swings
  • Memory Loss
  • Weight Gain
  • Muscle Loss
  • Decreased Libido
  • Hot Flashes
  • Vaginal Dryness
  • Fatigue

Hormone replacement therapy can also help menopausal and post-menopausal women struggling with osteoporosis and other symptoms of menopause. If you’re struggling with menopause, your doctor can help you determine if this treatment would be best for you.

Contact Your Doctor Today!

If you’re struggling with a significant hormone decrease and struggle with any of the symptoms listed above, contact the skilled doctors at GulfView Medical Institute, serving the Punta Gorda, Arcadia, Port Charlotte, North Port, and Englewood, FL, areas to figure out if hormone therapy is right for you! Call (941) 505-2100 today!

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