Carmel and Indianapolis
A lot of people wish they had started hormone replacement therapy a long time ago. Getting regular hormone replacement therapy can do a lot for your body
- Jumpstart or slow your growth and development
- Improve your body’s metabolism and ability to burn fat
- Improve sexual function and libido
- Change your reproduction process
- Enhance your mood and alleviate depression
Imbalanced hormones can be a leading cause for infertility, mood swings, menopause, hot flashes, and your energy levels, too.
Your overall health is intricately connected to these chemical messengers operating between your muscles, organs, and tissues.
EssenceMD is uniquely suited to provide hormone replacement. Because we’re not a spa or an infertility clinic, we have an on-site doctor capable of talking to you about your individual hormones, side effects, and ongoing hormone therapy.
Improve sex drive, mood, and more for women and men
The effect of adjusted hormone levels in men and women can be felt within a few days Symptoms and benefits can be improved long-term with regular treatments.
Men’s benefits from bioidetical hormone replacement therapy:
- Increase their libido and sex drive
- Increase muscle mass
- Increase stamina
- Boost testosterone levels
- Reduce fatigue and “brain fog”
- Eliminate or reduce erectile dysfunction
Women’s benefits from Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy:
- Develop or redevelop regular menstruation
- Reduce vaginal dryness
- Increase libido and sex drive
- Control or limit weight gain
- Reduce fatigue or “brain fog”
- Reduce or eliminate hot flashes and early onset menopause
Getting started with hormone replacement
When you come in for your first visit, we’ll take a full history and some initial blood work. This helps us develop the proper “hormone pellets” for your body.
We’ll consult regularly and follow-up on as treatment continues. The length and duration of your treatment is dependent on a variety of factors and can vary significantly.
FAQs about Hormone Replacement Therapy
Are there conditions that might exclude me from therapy?
There are some conditions such as heart disease, autoimmune disease, and other chronic conditions that preclude a person from receiving hormone replacement therapy or Bioidentical Hormone replacement therapy.
What’s the difference between hormone replacement therapy and bioidentical hormone replacement therapy?
Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy utilizes hormones identical to those produced by the human body, derived from plant tissues, and engineered to be identical to the hormones created by our own body. EssenceMD only uses bioidentical hormones.
What are the side effects of hormone replacement?
A hormone imbalance can compound too far the other direction, causing more or less of the intended result. Blood clots and impacts to your immune system are another set of symptoms we look for. A doctor and blood test at EssenceMD in either our Carmel or Indianapolis location can help you understand your risks as a patient and well being.
Can hormone replacement help me lose weight?
In men and women, yes, it can. Since the hormones used by EssenceMD are identical to the hormones produced by the human body, weight gain can be adjusted up (commonly for some men and women) or down (common for a lot of other patients). This is accomplished by improving the body’s ability to grow muscle and metabolic condition.
What’s the procedure like for BHRT?
It’s simply an injection. There’s no recovery or downtime issues and is also very discreet.
Is hormone replacement available at any Indianapolis or Carmel-area spa?
Hormone replacement therapy requires a prescription, and as such only EssenceMD combines an on-site physician capable of prescribing and administering BHRT and additional treatments to improve health and wellness.