Are you clueless about Hormone Replacement Therapy? Well, not again; we have you covered! Here’s all that you need to know about bioidentical hormone therapy.
After menopause, the production of hormones by the body decreases significantly. HRT comes in hand to supplement the dwindling supply of these hormones. This therapy is mainly designed to supplement hormones such as progesterone and estrogen. DHEA and testosterone can at times be available in the replacement form. The intake of these hormones greatly reduces the symptoms of menopause. Basically, BHRT will replace female hormones that are at lower levels as you approach/after menopause.
Most women during this period take a combination of progesterone and estrogen. In case one doesn’t have a womb, she only has to take estrogen. HRT regimes can be taken without a break (continuously) or in a cycle where you take estrogen consistently and progesterone every few weeks. HRT comes in different ways, such as: