Signs & Symptoms of Hormone Imbalance

BioTE® Medical was developed to alleviate the myriad of issues that may arise from hormone imbalance. Learn about the signs and symptoms of hormonal imbalance below. Find a BioTE Medical provider for pellet therapy using BioTE Medical provider tool!


What are the signs and symptoms of low testosterone in men?

Low levels of testosterone in men is much more than just low sex drive or sexual dysfunction (ED). Symptoms consistent with low testosterone are:

  • Low sex drive
  • Sexual dysfunction (ED)
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Loss of muscle mass
  • Increased body fat (especially in the waist area)
  • Decreased bone mass
  • Mood changes
  • Lower mental capacity
  • Depression
  • Irritability
  • Brain Fog

Studies have shown there are some disease states/conditions that are consistent with low levels of testosterone which include:

  • Diabetes
  • Cardio vascular disease
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Alcohol use
  • High cholesterol

What are the signs and symptoms of hormonal imbalance in women?

There are a variety of symptoms from hormone imbalance in women. Symptoms of hormone imbalance may include:

  • Fatigue
  • Night Sweats
  • Hot Flashes
  • Decreased Sex Drive
  • Weight Gain
  • Insomnia
  • Irritability
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Cold Hands and Feet

If your menstrual cycle has stopped before menopause, or if you are experiencing this or any other symptom of menopause, you may have low estradiol. An increase in UTIs, depression or painful intercourse may also indicate low estradiol in women.

I can identify with these sypmtoms, what do I do next? How do I get started?

First, find a BioTE provider. If your provider is not listed, nominate your provider to become BioTE certified. Then, schedule an office visit with your BioTE provider to test your current hormone levels. Based on your comprehensive consultation and thorough blood work panel, your provider will determine if you are a candidate for BioTE pellet therapy. Then a quick follow up appointment will be scheduled for your unique pellet therapy insertion.

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 for your city, state or zip code and we'll provide a list of the BioTE® Medical providers nearest you. With thousands of BioTE® Medical providers throughout the country, you'll likely have several options of bioidentical hormone replacement therapy provider.

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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?

A simpler question is how do you know if your hormones aren't balanced? You will likely feel unwell and not be able to figure out why. The practitioners certified by BioTE® Medical have seen the life-changing results time and time again; balanced hormones can change your life.

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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 life cycle. 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 wellbeing.

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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 Age Healthier Live Happier which is a book about his clinical experience treating patients with bio-identical hormone replacement subcutaneous pellet therapy—commonly known as pellets.

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