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Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy with BioTE

Hormone fluctuations are an inevitable part of life. Women experience hormone changes as they move through different stages of life: puberty, pregnancy, menopause, and peri-menopause. In addition to these life-related changes, hormone imbalances can be brought on by stressors like illness, injury, and emotional trauma. This can cause symptoms such as hot flashes, fatigue, weight gain, lack of sex drive, and sleep problems.

However, thanks to BioTE, men and women can deal with these symptoms and return to a more confident, energetic, and fulfilled life.

What is BioTE?

Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, or BHRT, is an option for women who want to replace the hormones they no longer produce after menopause or during andropause. BioTE is simply a type of hormone therapy. The treatment uses bioidentical hormones that are chemically identical to those found naturally in our bodies.

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How Does BioTE Work?

BioTE pellet therapy that releases microdoses of estrogen and/or testosterone into your body. This treatment is different from oral hormone replacement, which releases a high dose of hormones into the system all at once. Microdoses are released into your body as needed, and because the treatment is applied to the skin rather than orally ingested like traditional hormone replacement therapy (HRT), it doesn’t carry the same health risks.

The BioTE Procedure

BioTE is procedure is quite straightforward. The BioTE pellets are inserted beneath the skin using a special syringe. The pellets may either be inserted into the buttocks, thighs, or near the hip area. The average insertion procedure takes about 15 minutes.

The post-insertion process involves some special care, but only for the first few days. Wear loose clothing over the insertion area, and avoid strenuous activity until the pellets have been absorbed by your body.

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Benefits of BioTE Therapy?

BioTE can help with a number of symptoms related to hormonal imbalance. Some of the benefits of this form of hormone replacement therapy include:

  • Prevent age-related illnesses
  • Easier weight management
  • Better overall health
  • Hair re-growth
  • Improved moods and mental clarity
  • Increased energy levels and sex drive
  • Reduction in night sweats and hot flashes
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Who is BioTE for?

BioTE is for men and women of all ages who are experiencing the effects of hormone imbalance. Women in their 20s and 30s can use BHRT to help them manage symptoms of PMS, fertility issues, and other challenges. Women in their 40s and 50s can use BHRT to combat those issues as well as help them manage the symptoms of menopause and peri-menopause, like night sweats and hot flashes.

What are the side effects of BioTE?

There are no serious side effects associated with BHRT, but some individuals may experience mild side effects like skin irritation where the patches are placed, headaches, blurred vision, and mild acne. Breast tenderness, depression, irregular periods, and hair thinning are also possible side effects.

Schedule a consultation for BioTE

Are you interested in BioTE hormone replacement therapy? If so, schedule a consultation with us today. Our staff will access your health history and determine which combination of bioidentical hormones is right for you. Call (855) 867-5551 to schedule an appointment today!

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the pellets made from?

The pellets are made from soy and wild yams. The two ingredients have a high concentration of the desired hormones and are processed just enough to be safe for use.

How long will the treatment last?

Treatment may last every three to six months, depending on your hormone levels. After the initial treatment where you establish a baseline for your current hormone levels, blood work may be required periodically.

Is the therapy FDA approved?

The pellet form of hormone replacement therapy is approved by the FDA in accordance with section 510(k) of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. The distribution is regulated by DEA and respective State Pharmacy Boards. The process of making pellets is regulated by State Pharmacy Board.

How are they administered?

The hormones are administered through a pellet that is about the size of a grain of rice. The pellets contain micronized natural plant material and bioidentical hormones to match those produced by the body. The pellets are inserted subcutaneously under the skin on your hip, upper buttocks or thighs.

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