Hormone levels in both men and women must be well balanced to achieve optimal health benefits and comfort. Bergen Total Health improves quality of life for men and women with hormone replacement therapy.
MEN: What Kind of Hormone Deficiencies Do Men Face?
Hormones are typically associated with women and menopause; however, men are also greatly affected by their hormones levels. Both men and women who struggle with hormone deficiencies find themselves riddled with unpleasant symptoms like fatigue, weight gain, and poor concentration and low sex drive. Hormone levels in both men and women must be well balanced to achieve optimal health benefits. Bergen Total Health provides men and women hormone replacement therapy with bioidentical hormone treatments. Without a doubt, the boost in bioidentical hormones patients will get from our team will make a profound impact on their lives.
WOMEN: What Kind of Hormone Deficiencies Do Women Face?
Hormone imbalances are most commonly associated with the side effects women experience during menopause; however many women who are not going through menopause can struggle with hormonal imbalance as well. Fatigue, weight gain, poor concentration and low sex drive are all side effects of a hormonal imbalance that negatively impact the quality of life for women. The hormone doctors at Bergen Total Health use bioidentical hormone therapy to provide women a safe and effective hormone replacement therapy.
Hormone Replacement Therapy Treatments
Testosterone is a hormone that is secreted in the adrenal glands and testes of men. Men rely on this hormone to help development of muscle mass, strength, endurance and to decrease fat. Testosterone provides protection against cardiovascular disease, hypertension, body fat and arthritic. Deficient testosterone levels may lead to decreased muscle mass, loss of sex drive, erectile dysfunction, depression and an overall lower sense of well-being. The Testosterone clinicians at Bergen Total Health have provided men with testosterone replacement therapy and have drastically improved the quality of their lives.
Thyroid hormones are responsible for regulating body temperature, metabolism and brain function. These are metabolic hormones that affect almost every cell in the human body. Thyroid has been proven to be a safe and effective treatment for lowering cholesterol.
DHEA is precursor to other sex hormones. It is secreted by the adrenal glands and works to improve the function of the immune system and brain function. This hormone is also used as a potent anti-cancer supplement. DHEA been shown to increase energy, reduce visceral fat and decrease cholesterol levels. In recent studies, DHEA has even been used as an anti-stress hormone that helps fight the effects stress can have on a person’s immune system.
Vitamin D Deficiency
Contrary what the name suggests, Vitamin D is actually a hormone and not a vitamin. People who experience regular sun exposure can have deficient levels of Vitamin D. When Vitamin D is optimized, this hormone provides protection against bone loss, osteoporosis, heart disease, cancer, and dementia.
Melatonin is secreted by the pineal gland and is directly correlated with sleeping patterns. According to research, cell repair and rejuvenation occurs during the deeper stages of a person’s sleep cycle. Melatonin increases these deep stages of sleep, which enhances the body’s immunity. Melatonin also works as a powerful antioxidant with preventative qualities for diseases like cancer, heart disease, ulcers, and Alzheimer’s. People who have deficient melatonin levels may experience poor sleep, irritability, hypersensitivity, and premature aging.