Is Bioidentical Hormone Replacement
Therapy (BHRT) Right For Me?
BHRT is backed by science. Optimized hormones may help relieve age-related health issues. If you are concerned about decreased bone density, poor heart health, diminished cognition and memory, or reduced energy and sex drive, you may be a candidate for BHRT.
Determine your eligibility by scheduling a consultation with Amici Aesthetics founder and certified BioTE certified provider Margaret Goebel.
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Wellness Therapy FAQs
Can anyone get bioidentical hormone replacement?
Most people are good candidates for hormone replacement but there are some conditions that need to be controlled before treatment. Your practitioner will review your health history and blood work with you and make recommendations from there.
Is testosterone just for men?
No not at all! Women produce testosterone too! Women just have smaller amounts. We use a formula based on hundreds of thousands of treated women to determine the best level of testosterone for optimal results and minimal side effects.
What are the benefits of testosterone treatment?
Increase blood flow, decrease inflammation, improve insulin resistance, reduces body fat and increases lean muscle, no adverse effects on platelets (injectable testosterone can increase platelet stickiness), improves HDL, reduced bone loss, improves cognition and memory
What are the possible side effects when using testosterone?
Some people complain of fluid retention, post menopausal bleeding, sleepiness with progesterone (we recommend taking this at night), acne, increase in hair growth. Many of these can be helped with optimal dosage and supplements.
What are bioidentical hormones made from?
They are made from yams. They have the same molecular structure as human hormones.
What is the process for getting hormones?
You will need to have bloodwork done prior to your initial insertion. Sometimes this includes a complementary visit with the nurse practitioner, but some clients choose to have blood drawn first. Once you labs are available, the nurse practitioner will do a health history, review labs, and explain the procedure. At that time if appropriate You will get your first round of pellets. You will then need to have labs drawn again in 4 weeks for men and 6 weeks for women. The nurse practitioner will call you when your labs are back.
Is bioidentical hormone replacement covered by insurance?
Sometimes insurance companies will cover hormone pellets and bloodwork. It is up to you to submit the information to your insurance company. Amici Aesthetics does not bill to insurance and therefore all pellets and bloodwork done through us is cash pay.