Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) is an effective and safe means for women to find relief from menopause symptoms. There are individual and combination therapies available, along with a variety of delivery methods. Physicians specializing in BHRT can accurately assess your needs through detailed lab testing to determine which hormones and delivery methods are right for you.
Estrogen is linked to many, functions that impact beauty and function in women. Low estrogen is linked to diminished sex drive because the vaginal walls become thinner and drier with low levels of this hormone – making sexual intercourse painful. Orgasms often become more difficult to achieve and less intense. Low estrogen may also cause a reduction in collagen – which is responsible for building skin and connective tissue – leading to thin, dry, wrinkled skin.
Progesterone has multiple functions within the female body, regulating several other hormones: estrogen, testosterone, cortisol – without it or with low levels – your health and quality of life is threatened. Progesterone plays a role in the central nervous system, producing calming effects and impacting memory and cognitive ability. Progesterone also works in conjunction with estrogen to help cells form new bone and downplay the effects of mineral corticosteroids. It is pivotal in reducing water-retention and bloating.
Testosterone – women need it too – generally in lower quantities than men, but it is definitely necessary. In women, testosterone plays a role in building and sustaining lean muscle mass, managing mood swings and sex drive.
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“Dr. Schultz is extremely thorough with diagnosis and treatment while her testing is extensive. She has a wealth of knowledge about hormone replacement and areas relating to this. Her bedside manner is refreshing and she never rushes you out of her office. If you have ever considered looking into hormone replacement you would be well advised to start with Dr. Schultz first”
– Susan R.
“Within one week of starting HRT it felt like a thick, heavy fog was lifted from my life. I was able to get a full, restful night of sleep. With the addition of testosterone pellets my energy level, zest for life and libido went from good to fantastic!!! I feel balanced , grounded and very happy most days!”
“Since I became a patient of Dr. Schultz and FINALLY found someone who could balance my hormones, I HAVE FELT BETTER THAN I DID WHEN I WAS 20!!! I swear this is true!! Because of her diagnostic genius, the level of bioidentical hormones she has fine-tuned to my individual needs have changed my life and restored me to be the best “me” I can be! Dr. Schultz is not just a doctor, I call her my HEALER 🙂 She LISTENS to me, she educates me and encourages me to take good care of myself and to make good choices, and then she allows me to make my own decisions and choices, because she respects that I am an intelligent adult and the expert on my own 58-year-old body. She treats me as a peer and her PARTNER in maintaining my own wellness, and she respects and cares about me! Our appointments start and end with a hug, and I leave her office feeling uplifted, understood, inspired, strengthened and healed in body mind and spirit. She is very holistic, understanding that we are not just a cluster of symptoms, but that in order to have healthy bodies we must also address our issues, belief systems, and thoughts. Dr. Schultz is a wise and wonderful teacher and I am blessed to have her on my path:) And her staff is awesome too!”
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