Hormone optimization is important because hormones play a crucial role in regulating various bodily functions and maintaining overall health. Hormones are chemical messengers produced by various glands in the endocrine system, and they help coordinate and control processes such as metabolism, growth and development, immune function, mood regulation, reproductive health, and more. Here are a few reasons why hormone optimization is important:
It’s important to note that hormone optimization should be done under the guidance of qualified healthcare professionals. Hormone levels need to be carefully assessed through testing, and any interventions should be tailored to an individual’s specific needs and health status. Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) is one approach that may be used to optimize hormone levels when there are deficiencies or imbalances, but the benefits and risks should be thoroughly considered.
“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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