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Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy

BHRT can be used to treat women when their hormone levels drop or become unbalanced. It’s most frequently used to ease symptoms of perimenopause and menopause.

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What is Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT)?

Certain hormone treatments are called “bioidentical” or sometimes “natural” because the types of hormones used are chemically identical to those produced by the human body, according to molecular research. BHRT treatments include creams, lotions, injections, gels or tablets.

How does BHRT work?

At the biostation, our hormone therapy is bioidentical – meaning that the hormones used are the exact same match to your body’s hormones and work successfully with the brain’s hormone receptors. Most women experience significant improvements within 48-72 hours of the first treatment, and 2-4 weeks for men.

Who benefits from BHRT?

Hormone imbalance is experienced by most women and men starting as early as 35 years-old. With age comes multiple factors including environmental and dietary toxins which contribute to hormone deficiency. Is this right for you?

Conditions that Benefit?

  • Common symptoms of menopause
  • Insomnia
  • Fatigue and stress 
  • Decreased libido

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy FAQ

As we age, our hormone production decreases. This natural slowdown gives rise to hormonal imbalances that can cause sleep problems, lower energy, weight gain, loss of libido and other issues that impact our physical and emotional well-being. These hormone deficiencies can increase the risk of age related diseases such as cancer, heart disease, osteoporosis, stroke and senility.

Bioidentical hormones require a physician’s prescription. After a thorough consultation and laboratory testing, your physician will prescribe a unique combination of hormones to optimize your hormone levels and address your individual needs. The prescriptions are then filled by a compounding pharmacy, where a pharmacist will custom-compound your unique bioidentical hormone treatment. Bioidentical hormones are compounded using a yam or soy base to make a hormone that is structurally identical to those naturally produced in your body.

Effects of BHRT are both short term and long term. Natural hormone therapy helps men and women reduce the risks of many of the diseases associated with aging, including cancer, heart disease, osteoporosis, stroke and senility.

No. Studies have demonstrated the beneficial effects of bioidentical estrogen and progesterone. There is an approximately 30% decreased risk of breast cancer in women that begin treatment with bioidentical estrogen and progesterone at menopause and remain on the treatment long term.