Night sweats, brain fog, low sex drive, these are common signs of hormonal imbalance that Leslie S. Gaskill, M.D., in Johns Creek, Georgia, treats with bioidentical hormone therapy. The treatment uses plant-based hormones that are molecularly identical to the ones your body makes. Whether you’re suffering the effects of menopause or andropause, Dr. Gaskill helps to rebalance your hormone levels. Find out whether you’re a candidate for bioidentical hormone therapy by calling or booking a consultation online.
The glands in your body produce hormones to carry out a variety of essential functions. Hormones are chemical messengers derived from proteins, amino acids, and cholesterol. They are critical for day-to-day energy and for your metabolism to function normally.
Women’s hormones tend to go out of balance during menopause. Men also go through a similar process known as andropause.
Symptoms and side effects of hormone loss include the following:
Bioidentical hormone therapy can restore the appropriate level of hormones in your body.
Bioidentical hormone therapy offers a number of benefits, namely:
The treatment also may ease symptoms of depression and anxiety.
Bioidentical hormones are molecularly identical to the hormones your body makes. These hormones are made from natural sources. Bioidentical hormones restore the hormones your body lost, including:
Replacing and replenishing these hormones helps restore optimal functioning and alleviates uncomfortable symptoms that affect your day-to-day life. Dr. Gaskill discusses the risks and benefits of bioidentical hormone replacement when you come in for a consultation.
Dr. Gaskill recommends pellet therapy to optimize your hormone levels. She inserts the tiny pellets directly under your skin in a quick in-office procedure. There is no downtime afterwards.
The pellets gradually release doses of bioidentical estrogen or testosterone into your bloodstream. The hormones are plant-based and molecularly similar to the natural hormones your body makes.
You typically have pellets inserted 2-4 times a year to keep your hormone levels balanced.
Find out if bioidentical hormone replacement therapy is right for you by calling or booking a consultation online today.