Natural Estrogen Pellets for Women

BioTE® Medical offers natural estrogen pellets for women. If you need estrogen replacement, learn about our pellets here and contact us today!


What is estrogen?

Estrogen is a hormone that naturally occurs in female and male bodies with many functions. In women, estrogen is most commonly associated with reproduction - it prompts the menstrual cycle and develops the female body’s secondary sex characteristics. However, in both sexes, estrogen is responsible for many facets of bone health, cholesterol metabolism and the thickness and collagen content of skin. In men, one form of estrogen called estradiol is responsible for the formation and maturation of sperm.

How do estrogen levels change as we age?

In women, estrogen levels are reduced as they get older. Hormone levels in women drop most dramatically during perimenopause (immediately before menopause) and during menopause. In fact, after female menopause, many men may have higher estrogen levels than women! If a woman has had a radical hysterectomy including removal of both ovaries, her estrogen levels will struggle significantly-- the organ primarily responsible for estrogen production is the ovaries. Adrenal glands also produce some estrogen, as does fat tissue.

What is BHRT?

Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy or BHRT is a form of treatment that has existed in the United States for many decades. Synthetic hormone replacement therapy is very commonly used in women to help the transitional state of menopause. Synthetic hormones are typically derived from pregnant mare urine. Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy uses plant based hormones whose structure is very closely identical to the natural hormones within the human body.

What conditions may estrogen pellets be able treat?

Estrogen pellets are primarily prescribed to treat the effects of menopause. Estrogen pellets may also be able to treat chronically low mood, poor bone density and improve cardiovascular health. How can I get started with estrogen pellet therapy? Do you suffer from any of the conditions listed above? Get started with estrogen pellet therapy by finding your local BioTE Medical provider on our Find a Provider page.

About BioTE Medical

BioTE Medical only offers bio-identical hormone replacement therapy in the form of subcutaneous pellets and with over ¾ million insertions performed in the company’s history, we have seen many lives changed with optimized hormones. If any of the hormone imbalance symptoms mentioned above ring a bell for you, or remind you of someone you love, BioTE Medical encourages you to use our Find a Provider tool or to nominate your provider to begin your journey to wellness today.

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Find A Provider

Are you ready to take the next step towards healing and experiencing optimal health? Search by your city and state or zip code, and we'll provide a list of BioTE Medical providers near you. With thousands of BioTE Medical providers throughout the country, you'll likely have several options for bio-identical hormone replacement therapy providers near you.

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Hormone Wellness

Hormone Wellness

The Wellness Quiz will help gather your symptoms and connect you with a BioTE Medical Certified Provider to help you understand what BioTE Medical can do for you.

Are your hormones balanced?

“How do you know if your hormones aren't balanced?” You will likely feel unwell and not be able to figure out why. Balanced hormones can change your life. The practitioners certified by BioTE Medical have seen the life-changing results time and time again.

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Why are balanced hormones important?

Studies have shown that balanced hormones are necessary for good health and disease prevention for women and men throughout the entire lifecycle. However, balanced hormones become even more critical for health as we grow older and more susceptible to disease.

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What is hormone optimization?

BioTE® Medical optimizes hormone levels with bio-identical hormone pellets. Hormone optimization is a process by which levels of hormones throughout the body are equalized through continual absorption of BHRT pellets, leading to peak levels of health and well-being.

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How do BHRT Hormone Pellets work?

Hormone pellets release bio-identical hormones into the bloodstream continuously. These are tiny pellets just under the skin, typically placed in the upper hip. BHRT pellets are smaller than a grain of rice and are consistently effective for between 3 and 6 months.

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Age Healthier, Live Happier - The Book

Age Healthier, Live Happier - The Book

The CEO and founder of BioTE Medical, Gary Donovitz M.D., wrote the book Age Healthier Live Happier about his clinical experience treating patients with bio-identical hormone replacement subcutaneous pellet therapy—commonly known as pellet therapy.

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