Perimenopause Symptoms in Women

The three phases of menopause (perimenopause, menopause, and postmenopause) are brought on by naturally anticipated hormonal imbalance during the process of aging. However, even normal symptoms of menopause can be torturous for women. Learn the normal symptoms of perimenopause in women below and explore how BioTE® Medical may be able to help!

What is Menopause?

Menopause is the process women go through as they age wherein their ovaries stop producing estrogen. Some women experience minimal symptoms and discomfort while others experience many unpleasant symptoms. Estrogen regulates the menstrual cycle and affects the urinary tract, heart, blood vessels, bones, breasts, skin, hair, mucous membranes, pelvic muscles and emotional state of women.

What Are the Earliest Symptoms of Menopause?

There are many symptoms associated with the beginning of menopause. Some of the most common early symptoms include reduction of menstrual cycle, include hot flashes, insomnia, pain with intercourse and incontinence.

What Are the Stages of Menopause?

There are three stages of menopause. These include perimenopause, menopause, and postmenopause. Perimenopause is the earliest stage of menopause, while postmenopause refers to the time after menopause ceases.

What is Perimenopause?

Perimenopause is a name given to the beginning stages of menopause. The symptoms of this include changes in menstrual cycle, trouble with incontinence, an increase in urinary tract infections (UTIs), decreased libido, depression and mood swings. During perimenopause, women may also experience their skin thinning, hair becoming brittle and a weakening of bone density.

What Are Alternative Treatments of Perimenopause?

Exercise during the day, proper nutrition, getting as much rest as possible and improving your bedtime routine may help reduce the severity of perimenopause symptoms. Some simple suggestions for improving your bedtime routine include not leaving mobile devices near your bed, avoiding foods that can reduce quality of sleep such as chocolate, caffeine or alcohol and going to bed at the same time every night. Problems with incontinence may also be lessened by exercises that strengthen the pelvic floor such as Kegel exercises. Other self-directed treatments for incontinence can include abstaining from alcohol and drinking enough water

What is BHRT?

If self-directed alternative treatments for perimenopause are not making enough of an impact, we invite you to consider bio-identical hormone replacement therapy. BHRT offers a natural way for women to regain their youthful vitality through supplementing their hormone deficiencies. BioTE Medical offers BHRT in pellet form which administers a consistent dose of hormones to the body. 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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