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Understanding Hormones and Hormone Therapy for Women

Understanding Hormones and Hormone Therapy for Women


As women, our bodies are constantly changing and adapting to various stages of life. Hormones play a crucial role in regulating many of these changes, and imbalances can cause a range of symptoms and health issues. At Aarogya Holistic and Functional Medicine, we offer hormone therapy services to help women achieve optimal hormonal balance and improve their overall well-being.

What are Hormones? Hormones are chemical messengers that travel throughout the body, regulating various bodily functions such as metabolism, growth, and reproduction. In women, the primary hormones include estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone.

Symptoms of Hormonal Imbalance: Hormonal imbalances can cause a range of symptoms, including:

  • Irregular periods

  • Mood swings

  • Fatigue

  • Weight gain

  • Hot flashes

  • Night sweats

  • Low libido

  • Vaginal dryness


How Hormone Therapy Can Help: Hormone therapy involves using medications or supplements to balance hormone levels in the body. At Aarogya, we offer a range of hormone therapy services, including bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT), which uses hormones that are identical in

molecular structure to those produced by the body. BHRT can help relieve symptoms of hormonal imbalance and reduce the risk of age-related diseases such as osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease.


Testing Before Treatment: Before starting hormone therapy, it's important to get your hormone levels tested. At Aarogya, we offer comprehensive hormone testing to identify any imbalances and create a personalized treatment plan.


Natural Ways to Balance Hormones: In addition to hormone therapy, there are also natural ways to support hormonal balance, such as:

  • Eating a healthy diet rich in whole foods, fruits, and vegetables

  • Exercising regularly

  • Getting enough sleep

  • Managing stress through relaxation techniques such as meditation and yoga

If you're experiencing symptoms of hormonal imbalance, hormone therapy may be a viable option for you. At Aarogya Holistic and Functional Medicine, we offer comprehensive hormone therapy services and testing to help you achieve optimal hormonal balance and improve your overall well-being. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and take the first step towards better health.



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