Hormone balancing therapies are an essential way to rebalance your body; many of us can have hormone imbalances without even knowing it! Hormone imbalances can cause us to lose/gain weight, lose energy, accelerate aging and more.
Hormone therapy is a common treatment for hormone imbalances. Hormones are chemicals that regulate the body's functions and needs, such as sleep, mood swings, sex drive, and energy. Hormone Therapy and treatment is not limited to one gender, we offer hormone therapy for all people.
When visiting a doctor, especially for something as crucial as hormone therapy, it is essential to find a doctor that understands your entire health picture and helps you in holistic hormone balancing therapy. At Modern Medicine, we take a holistic approach to understanding why exactly your hormones may be unbalanced and how we can get your body back into balance through eastern and western medicine.
Bio-identical hormone therapy is an excellent way to balance your hormones through creams, gels, or pills. Unlike traditional hormone therapy, which is usually derived from pregnant horses, and other synthetic hormone sources; Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy is derived from plants and other natural sources chemically identical to those of the human body. Estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone are the most common form of this therapy. Dr. Gallegos will assess you before any treatment and formulate the right treatment plan for you.
According to the Journal of Clinical Investigation, as men get older, testosterone levels gradually decrease. Some of the factors affecting the optimal production of testosterone are genetic factors, increased adiposity, and other comorbidities. Having suboptimal levels of testosterone levels has been associated with low sexual desire, mood changes, erectile dysfunction, low muscle mass and strength. Low testosterone also cause hair loss and many other symptoms. But If your testosterone is high or boost you will see a log of benefits in your daily life like if your are skinny you can build Muscle mass fast, long sex drive and you will feel energetic all day long . Although Low testosterone treatment prescriptions are sometimes needed, Dr. Gallegos takes a whole-body approach and in certain times, prescribed testosterone is not needed.
Our hormones control many different pathways in our bodies, from stabilizing our mood to affecting our sex drive, proper healing, menstrual periods, and more. Having optimum and well-balanced hormone levels is a critical component in achieving optimum health. At Modern Medicine, we primarily specialize in hormone balancing to restore your body to its natural rhythm and chemical balance. Hormonal imbalances will affect every system in your body, and when they are out of balance, you can experience the following symptoms:
Hormone therapy when performed by an experienced doctor like Dr. Gallegos is a very safe therapy. There has been decades of research and FDA approval for hormone balancing therapies that allow you to restore your body's natural balance.
The appointments themselves should take under 30 minutes; however, it will take up to 1 to 2 weeks to begin feeling the effects of this therapy.
Side effects are rare but some have reported weight gain, blurred vision, fatigue, and acne among other side effects after hormone balancing therapy has begun. If you experience any side effects we strongly encourage you to reach out to our team immediately so we can assess you.
There should be roughly no pain associated with the treatment options for hormone balancing in most cases. In any case, any pain experienced would be completely manageable and shouldn't induce any fear.
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