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.
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When it comes to menopause, every woman knows to expect hot flashes. What your mother and physician might not have prepared you for is the full range of other symptoms you may experience during this new phase of life.
Dr. Lynne Ahn is a board-certified anti-aging regenerative medicine physician and integrative gastroenterologist who regularly helps women control their hormone levels and limit the negative side effects. Some of these side effects include:
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Hormone imbalances are a nearly unavoidable part of getting older. When your hormones are out of whack, you may experience a range of unwanted side effects — including brain fog, joint aches and sleep disturbances — that impair your health, mood and quality of life.
Hormone replacement therapy with Dr. Lynne Ahn can level out your hormones and help you feel happy and healthy. Read on as she reveals signs that you could benefit from hormone replacement therapy.
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