Perimenopause & Hormone Pellet Therapy for Women

Menopause has three separate stages (perimenopause, menopause, and postmenopause) which are brought on during old age by naturally anticipated hormonal imbalance. That being said, even the most common of menopausal symptoms can prove difficult to manage for many women. Learn the normal symptoms of perimenopause in women below and explore how BioTE® Medical may be able to help!

What Is Menopause?

Women’s ovaries will naturally stop producing estrogen as they age. This process is called menopause. While certain women only undergo basic symptoms and discomfort, others experience a variety of negative symptoms. Estrogen regulates the menstrual cycle and affects women’s urinary tract, heart, blood vessels, bones, breasts, skin, hair, mucous membranes, pelvic muscles and even her emotional state.

What Are The Signs of Menopause?

The beginning of menopause has a great many associated symptoms. Sufferers of menopause may report such symptoms as reduction of menstrual cycle, include hot flashes, insomnia, pain with intercourse and incontinence.

What Are the Stages of Menopause?

The three stages of menopause are perimenopause, menopause and postmenopause. Perimenopause is the beginning stage of menopause while postmenopause comes at the end of the cycle.

What is Perimenopause?

Perimenopause is what we call the first stages of menopause. The symptoms of this include changes in menstrual cycle, an increase in urinary tract infections (UTIs), difficulty with incontinence, depression and mood swings, and decreased libido. While undergoing perimenopause, women can also potentially experience their hair becoming brittle, skin thinning, and a weakening of bone density.

What Are the Treatment Options for Perimenopause?

You can reduce the severity of your perimenopause symptoms by exercising daily, ensuring you get proper nutrition, and getting as much rest as possible and improving your bedtime routine. Some simple suggestions for improving your bedtime routine include going to bed at the same time every night, ensuring that your sleeping area is free from mobile devices or other distractions, and staying away from certain foods which negatively affect sleep, such as caffeine, alcohol and chocolate. Certain easy, home exercises (such as Kegels, which exercise your pelvic floor) can assist with problems with incontinence. Proper hydration, and avoiding alcohol can also help with incontinence.

What Is BHRT?

BHRT is a naturally derived, plant-based hormone supplement, roughly the size of a single grain of rice, that is administered subcutaneously into the skin. For women whose perimenopause symptoms are not being properly alleviated with self-directed treatment, think about bio-identical hormone replacement therapy, or BHRT. BioTE Medical provides patients with BHRT in the form of a pellet that releases a consistent dose of hormones to the body through a subcutaneous insertion. Learn more about BioTE Medical from your local BioTE practitioner and how it may be able to help perimenopause today!

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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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