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Bioidentical HRT

Bioidentical HRT services offered in Apache Junction, AZ

Fatigue, weight gain, muscle loss, hair loss, and sexual dysfunction can indicate a hormone imbalance. At Premier Care Medical Services PLLC in Apache Junction, Arizona, licensed family nurse practitioner Alex Dupuis, FNP-C, and his exceptional staff offer EvexiPEL® bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) to help you feel better, look younger, and gain confidence. To learn more, schedule an evaluation at Premier Care Medical Services PLLC by phone or request one online today.

What is bioidentical HRT?

Bioidentical HRT is a treatment using hormones identical to the ones your body produces. It helps raise levels of testosterone, estrogen, and other hormones that commonly decline due to aging. BHRT is a safe, effective treatment for many people struggling with hormone imbalance and the often-unpleasant symptoms it can cause.

What are the symptoms of hormone imbalance?

The symptoms you can experience due to hormone imbalances include:

  • Weight gain
  • Fatigue
  • Erectile dysfunction (ED) in men
  • Vaginal dryness in women
  • Reduced libido
  • Reduced muscle mass
  • Increases in body fat
  • Mood swings
  • Depression 
  • Difficult concentrating
  • Problems sleeping
  • Hot flashes
  • Hair loss
  • Skin changes

Without bioidentical HRT, your symptoms could start out mild and get progressively worse as you age. See your provider at the first sign of possible hormone imbalances.

Is bioidentical HRT right for me?

To determine if you’re a candidate for bioidentical HRT, a Premier Care Medical Services PLLC specialist reviews your medical history, asks about your symptoms, and discusses your desired outcome. Before personalizing a treatment plan, they complete a physical exam and order blood tests to evaluate your current hormone levels.

What happens during bioidentical HRT?

Bioidentical HRT is available in various forms:

  • Patches
  • Creams
  • Pills
  • Gels
  • Shots
  • Pellets

After discussing your treatment preferences, your provider determines which form of hormone therapy is best for you.

You can take a pill by mouth, rub cream or gel on your skin, wear a patch, receive a hormone shot, or receive tiny hormone pellets just beneath your skin. For the last one, your provider numbs the area and makes a small incision before inserting the pellets and closing the incision using medical tape.

The Premier Care Medical Services PLLC specialist follows up with you periodically to ensure that your hormones stay balanced. They administer additional hormone treatments as needed or issue prescription refills for home-based bioidentical HRT treatments. Your specialist changes your treatment plan whenever needed.

Over time, you can expect fewer bothersome symptoms and an improved quality of life.

Schedule an evaluation at Premier Care Medical Services PLLC by phone or request one online today to learn more about bioidentical HRT and determine if it’s right for you.