Hormone Replacement Therapy


Hormone Replacement Therapy

Our hormone levels kicks into gear at puberty and continues to increase till our mid thirties. As we continue to age , our hormone levels begins to decline.

The Principle hormones that play a major role in our lives and sexual activity are:


Estrogen is one of two sex hormones commonly associated with people assigned female at birth (AFAB), including cisgender women, transgender men and nonbinary people with vaginas. Along with progesterone, estrogen plays a key role in your reproductive health. The development of secondary sex characteristics (breasts, hips, etc.), menstruation, pregnancy and menopause are all possible, in part, because of estrogen.


Testosterone is the major sex hormone in males and plays a number of important roles, such as influencing the development of male reproductive organs during fetal development. It also promotes the growth of facial and body hair during puberty, deepens the voice, and plays a crucial role in the development of muscle mass and bone density. Additionally, testosterone contributes to a man’s overall sense of vitality and well-being, affecting mood, energy levels, and even cognitive function. This hormone is essential for maintaining a healthy libido and plays a role in sperm production, contributing to male fertility. Overall, testosterone is a key factor in defining and maintaining the male characteristics and physiological functions throughout a man’s life.


Progesterone is a hormone that stimulates and regulates important functions, playing a role in maintaining pregnancy, preparing the body for conception and regulating the monthly menstrual cycle. There is a progesterone surge during monthly periods and at conception. It maintains the pregnancy till full birth.

As we age this hormones decline rapidly causing menopause in women and andropause in men. This has drastic changes in our body function, our mood and sexual desire.

Why Hormone Replacement.

The skin dryness, extreme hot flashes, loss of sexual desire, vaginal dryness, memory loss or fogginess can be reversed with hormone replacement. The following are the reasons you should consider hormone replacement.

Risk Of Hormone replacement Therapy:

There are risks associated with hormone replacement therapy. It is not for everyone. There are risks of estrogen dependent cancers in women and testosterone dependent cancers in men. There is also the risk of blood cloths with estrogen.

What Form of Hormone replacement is good for me:

There are different formulations that are commercially available and compounded in specialty pharmacies. Hormone replacement come in the following ways:

Ask your provider which formulation is best for you.

How Does this Work:

The doctor will first conduct a history and physical examination to determine if hormone replacement is right for you. If the determination is right, a lab is ordered to access your hormone levels and determine the right dose for you.

Our goal is to start with small doses and gradually increase the dose to the level that you were in your late thirties to give you maximum benefits.

Book an appointment today to determine if hormone replacement is right for you.

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