Adults can see their hormone levels fluctuate in middle age. For women, estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone production slows significantly, spurring many of the symptoms that are associated with perimenopause and menopause. For both women and men, testosterone levels slow gradually (about 1-3% per year), which can have a profound effect on mood, strength, and sex drive.
Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT), also known as Menopausal Hormone Treatment (MHT), has become a popular treatment for patients who want to replenish their diminished hormone levels. Dr. Lynne Ahn, a respected anti-aging regenerative medicine physician and integrative gastroenterologist, shares what makes BHRT an important consideration in optimizing health.Continue reading “How Bioidentical Hormones Differ from Traditional HRT”