Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy for Women

There are many benefits to bio-identical hormone replacement therapy for women (BHRT). Are your hormones imbalanced? Learn how to find out if your hormones are balanced and what therapies BioTE® Medical offers that may be able to help.


What is BHRT?

BHRT an acronym which stands for bio-identical hormone replacement therapy. Hormone replacement therapy has been a common practice to cope with aging for decades. BHRT can help women who are suffering from unbalanced hormones feel like themselves for the first time. Bio-identical hormones are derived from plant sources rather than animal sources or synthetic sources and are said to most closely replicate the molecular structure of human hormones.

What is female hormone replacement therapy?

Female hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can take the form of patches, creams, pills or pellets. These treatments and therapies may contain estradiol, progestin and or testosterone. When hormones are out of balance, hormone replacement therapy can help with a wide array of different symptoms, both physical and emotional.

When is Hormone Replacement Therapy Most Beneficial?

Hormone replacement therapy can help anyone whose hormones are out of balance. However, the most common time women seek out hormone replacement therapy is when they're experiencing menopause. There are three stages of menopause — perimenopause, menopause and post-menopause. There are also rare instances regarding women who have never had balanced hormones, as evidenced by excessively painful menstrual cycles and extreme mood swings.

What Are BHRT pellets?

BHRT pellets are comprised of custom compounded hormones. BioTE Medical only uses American FDA outsourcing compounded pharmacies to fulfill its pellet orders for patients. These pellets are inserted subcutaneously into the hip area during a quick in-office visit. Within seven to ten days after your pellet insertion, Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) begins to take full effect, and BioTE Medical patients can truly experience the benefits of this revolutionary method of treatment.

Who is BioTE® Medical?

BioTE Medical only offers bio-identical hormone replacement therapy in the form of subcutaneous pellets, and with over 750,000 insertions performed in the company’s history, we have seen many lives changed through the introduction of optimized hormones into their bodies. If any of the hormonal 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 BHRT journey to wellness today.

How Can I Get Started With BHRT From BioTE® Medical?

Getting started with BHRT from BioTE Medical is easy! Use our Find a Provider tool to search for your location. With thousands of certified BioTE Medical providers, you are likely to find many providers to choose from all in your area!

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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 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 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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