One of the key benefits of bioidentical hormones is that they are structurally identical to the hormones naturally produced by the human body. This means that they have the same beneficial actions and effects as the hormones we make or should be making.
Research indicates that bioidentical hormones are possibly more efficacious and for symptom relief and fewer adverse side effects.
In contrast, non-bioidentical or synthetic hormone-like drugs may be more likely to cause adverse side effects and may be less effective in treating certain symptoms. That’s because they are not the same as the hormones we make.
For example, studies have shown that synthetic 'hormones' in many conventional HRT formulations increase the risk of breast cancer, heart disease, and blood clots. Download our free ebook from the resources section to learn more.
Another benefit of bioidentical hormones is that they can be customised to meet the specific needs of each individual patient. This means that healthcare providers can work with patients to create a personalised prescription that targets their specific symptoms and concerns.
For example all too often perimenopausal women are treated the same as menopausal women. However, what a woman needs in perimenopause changes as time goes on, and is different from what she needs in menopause! By testing and treating with individualised hormone therapy tailored to exactly what she needs, optimal results are achieved.
Our hormone testing involves comprehensive testing of an individual's hormone levels, which may include testing for hormones such as testosterone, oestrogen, progesterone, DHEA, and thyroid hormones. In the conventional system women may not be offered any hormone testing at all. By evaluating an individual's hormone levels, a healthcare provider can identify imbalances and create a personalised treatment plan that addresses the specific needs of the patient.
That’s why is important to work with a healthcare provider that understands the benefits of bioidentical hormones and how to prescribe them.
Many other factors can contribute to hormone imbalances such as nutrition, gut, sleep, stress detoxification, mindset and nervous system regulation. That's why we advise that all new patients take a deep dive by doing our three month mastery programme to look at all of these areas and really optimise their health.
As a licenced health practitioner with deep expertise in hormone imbalances and bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT), our team will provide the appropriate guidance for your unique situation so you can determine whether you are a candidate for bioidentical hormone replacement therapy.
We examine lifestyle factors that could be unnecessarily draining your natural hormone levels and also provide guidance on natural ways to boost your resilience and longevity.
Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy can potentially reduce the risk of adverse side effects, and alleviate symptoms leading to a healthier and happier life. If you think that this type of treatment might be right for you, then consider signing up for a free call so we can answer any questions you may have and a personalised prescription that targets your specific symptoms and concerns.
London Bioidentical Hormones is a Virtual Practice in the United Kingdom and serves patients throughout the United Kingdom.