What Is Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy?

Hormone Replacement Therapy

BHRT is a way of replacing the bodies hormones in the same molecular form that men and women lose production of over their lifetime.

La Relance utilizes EvexiPEL® which offers a natural alternative to synthetic hormone replacement therapies, subcutaneous bio-identical hormone replacement therapy utilizes bio-identical hormones derived from natural, plant-based substances. Unlike synthetic hormones, the molecular structure of the bio-identical hormones – testosterone and/or estrogen is human identical. Since they are derived from nature, plant-based hormones metabolize in the body, just the way nature intended.

Both Women and Men experience Symptoms of Hormone Imbalance

We’ll break down the symptoms of hormonal imbalance in men and hormonal imbalance in women later, but keep in mind that many symptoms can affect anyone at almost any age.

The more common causes of hormonal imbalance tend to produce these symptoms in both men and women:

  • Unexplained weight gain or weight loss
  • Poor sleep
  • Brittle or weak bones
  • Irritability and anxiety
  • Changes in sensitivity to cold and heat
  • Very dry skin or skin rashes
  • Headaches
  • Long-term fatigue without reason
  • Unexplained or excessive sweating
  • Brain Fog or Inability to Concentrate

What Is Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy?

You’ll see the phrases “BHRT” (bio-identical hormone replacement therapy) and “pellet therapy” scattered all over our website, but you may not know what the difference is, or how they’re related.

Pellet therapy is a type of bio-identical hormone replacement therapy.

BHRT is a way to deliver bio-identical hormones to your body.

What Is Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Pellet Therapy?

There are several methods of delivering bio-identical hormones to your body.

You can apply:

  • Patches
  • Creams
  • Pills

Each of these “solutions” has its issues.

Known issues:

  • Require constant maintenance
  • Require you to remember to do something every day
  • Can be messy
  • Aren’t even guaranteed to work

Pellet therapy is different

Pellet therapy consists of injecting a prescribed number of pellets (they are a little bigger than a grain of rice) into the fatty tissue underneath your skin.

The pellets contain hormones, which mimic (are bio-identical to) the effects of hormones in your body, and are gradually released into your bloodstream.

The pellets are released based on your cardiac output – how much physical activity you do, how much stress you’re under, etc.

Why do I nee Hormone Pellet Therapy?

BHRT is one of the most effective methods of addressing hormone imbalances or deficiencies.

These symptoms could be caused by a hormone imbalance in your body.

  • lack of libido
  • Weight gain
  • Abnormal pain
  • Anxiety

One of the best ways to address this is to put the hormones you need back into your body. Which is exactly what we do with BHRT.