Metabolic Syndrome & Hormone Pellet Therapy for Men

Metabolic syndrome can be caused by hormonal imbalance in men. Learn more about the symptoms, causes of metabolic syndrome and how BioTE® Medical may be able to help men who need metabolic syndrome therapy below.

What is Metabolic Syndrome?

Metabolic syndrome includes several characteristics that increase the risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Examples of these include obesity, high blood pressure, elevated blood sugar levels and high triglycerides.

What Kind of Obesity Is Implicated in Metabolic Syndrome?

Large waist circumference obesity specifically contributes to metabolic syndrome in men. Hormonal imbalance can contribute to this. Specifically, excessive estrogen may increase metabolic syndrome. Excessive fat cells can create increase the amount of estrogen in the body. This higher level of estrogen puts men at even greater risk for heart disease, which creates a vicious cycle.

What Are the Symptoms of Metabolic Syndrome?

Aside from obesity, there are few early symptoms of metabolic syndrome. Type II Diabetes and high blood pressure indicate advanced metabolic syndrome in men.

What Are Some Self-Directed Treatments for Metabolic Syndrome?

Many sufferers of metabolic syndrome have had little luck adapting their lifestyles to fight their condition. However, the recommended self-care of metabolic syndrome for men can involve physical exercise, dietary modification, blood glucose monitoring, quitting smoking and anti-diabetic medication. A shift to a plant-based diet can especially help control metabolic syndrome in men and women.

What is BHRT?

Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy or BHRT is a treatment for many different conditions brought on by hormonal imbalance men. BHRT differs from conventional hormone replacement therapy in that the hormones used for BHRT are identical to the ones found naturally within the human body. The other difference between BHRT and HRT is that BHRT uses plant-based hormones rather than animal-derived hormones.

How May BHRT May Minimize the Effects of Metabolic Syndrome?

Since one of the causes of weight gain can be unbalanced hormones, BHRT may be able to help reduce out of control weight gain by treating the cause of the weight gain through balancing the hormones in the body.

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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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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