If you’re a woman suffering from hot flashes or experiencing irregular periods, a hormone imbalance could be the cause. Richard Eller, MD, and Michele Cavenee, MD, at Vital Wellness & Weight Loss in Dallas specialize in helping women find solutions for their hormone imbalance. Call the office or schedule an appointment online today to take your life back and start feeling like yourself again.
What is a hormone imbalance?
Hormones are chemical messengers in your body created by endocrine glands that control most of your body’s functions, including hunger, metabolism, mood, reproduction, and more.
As a woman, it’s normal for your hormones such as estrogen to shift as you reach different life stages like puberty, perimenopause, and menopause. Sometimes your hormones can be imbalanced and need adjustments. In the years leading up to menopause, you may experience symptoms such as:
- Irregular menstrual cycles
- Labile emotions
- Decreased libido
- Hot flashes or night sweats
- Foggy thinking
- Difficulty concentrating
These symptoms can be explained by the erratic hormone production occurring in aging ovaries. If left unchecked, these bothersome symptoms may results in strained relationships, difficulty with job performance, loss of confidence, and a generalized decrease in your sense of well-being. The severity of symptoms usually seems to correlate with the severity of hormone imbalance.\
During your appointment, the team at Vital Wellness & Weight Loss can help diagnosis any hormone imbalances affecting you and find solutions that work.
How do I get tested for a hormone imbalance?
The testing and treatment of a hormone imbalance is a relatively straightforward process, however many physicians aren’t trained in the area. The key of both is to correlate symptoms with documented physiologic imbalances detected in the laboratory testing. The testing done is an easy and simple blood test.
Dr. Eller, Dr. Cavenee, and the team at Vital Wellness & Weight Loss are experts in the field and can find the proper diagnosis and treatments that address your unique symptoms.
What treatments are available for a hormone imbalance?
If you have a hormone imbalance, your doctor may recommend a customized supplementation with bioidentical hormones. Taking these supplements usually results in a prompt and dramatic improvement or resolution of symptoms.
The philosophy at Vital Wellness & Weight Loss involves balancing the various hormone levels to achieve symptom resolution. This approach doesn't necessarily result in returning hormone levels to where they were when you were 25, but it can restore you back to youthful energy, libido, and vitality.
Call Vital Wellness & Weight Loss or make an appointment online today to learn more about how restoring your hormones can improve your quality of life.