Hormone Replacement Therapy in Columbia, TN
Hormone Replacement Therapy has been an effective treatment for physical and emotional problems related menopause or other hormonal changes. Cool Springs MD offers hormone replacement therapy for residents of the Columbia, Tennessee area.
What Is Hormone Replacement Therapy?
As we age, our hormones decrease causing a variety of symptoms. Women who experience a decline in hormone levels may notice irritability, depression, fatigue and lack of sex drive. Men who suffer from reduced hormones may report hair loss, weight gain, lack of sex drive and fatigue.
Hormone replacement therapy is a form of treatment for hormonal deficiencies by using estrogen, progesterone, or testosterone. These hormones are in the form of:
- Estrogen Replacement Therapy – pill, skin cream, gel or vaginal ring
- Testosterone Replacement Therapy – gel, pill, injection, implants, cream and patches
- Pellet Therapy – injection of hormone pellets below the skin’s surface
- Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement – based on plants such as soybeans and yams.
What Are the Benefits of Hormone Replacement Therapy?
Hormone Replacement Therapy, or HRT, offers many advantages to women going through menopause or men going through andropause, known as male menopause.
The benefits of Hormone Replacement Therapy for women include:
- A decrease of symptoms such as hot flashes and vaginal dryness
- A reduction in certain cancer risks such as breast cancer
- Improved moods
- Increased energy
- Improved skin
The advantages of Hormone Replacement Therapy for men include:
- Decrease in body fat
- Increased bone density
- Increased muscle mass
- Increased sex drive
- Improved moods
Who Is a Candidate for Hormone Replacement Therapy?
A good candidate for Hormone Replacement Therapy is someone who has menopausal or other symptoms related to decreased hormones; these symptoms may interfere with everyday activities and prompt the patient to seek relief.
Why Choose Cool Springs MD for Hormone Replacement Therapy?
At Cool Springs MD, we are dedicated to providing our patients with top-notch, compassionate and comprehensive care that includes a variety of hormone replacement therapy options. We not only understand your physical needs, we understand your emotional needs as well. If you live in the Columbia, Tennessee area and suffer from the symptoms of menopause or andropause, contact Cool Springs MD for a consultation today.