Alfred turns 51 this Winter and as 3 winters before he is returning for his 5th Bio Identical Hormone replacement pellets. Alfred started this therapy almost 4 years ago, he was referred to us because he was felling exhausted, he drives and delivers supplies for clinics and medical offices, the ups and down of the van all day long is exhausted and could be fine when he started this job in his thirties. Now the 8- or 9-hours shift aren’t that pleasant.
What Is Male Bio Identical Hormone replacement therapy? Or BHRT
For years, hormone treatment for men has been a common practice to address the symptoms of aging. Male bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) may improve men feel like themselves again. It may also help men who have always suffered from unbalanced hormones feel better for the first time. Male hormone replacement may also lower the severity of diseases not directly associated with reproductive symptoms. Biote has helped many patients with our unique approach to hormone therapy for men using pellet hormone therapy.
What Are Bioidentical Hormones?
Bioidentical hormones are identical to those present in the human body, and closely resemble the molecular structure of human hormones.
What Is Hormone Replacement Therapy for Men?
Hormone therapy for men can take the form of patches, creams, pills, injections, or pellets, all containing testosterone. The Biote Method of bioidentical hormone replacement for men uses pellets containing bioidentical testosterone and may help with many different symptoms commonly associated with hormonal imbalance.
When Is Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) for Men Most Beneficial?
Bioidentical hormone replacement for men may help any man whose hormones are out of balance. Hormone imbalance frequently occurs as we age. However, there are instances like hypogonadism that can occur at any age. Biote Certified Providers will qualify patients based on their individual lab results and current hormone levels.
What Are Male BHRT Pellets?
Pellets used for male BHRT are high-quality and custom-compounded with bioidentical testosterone. In an in-office appointment, these pellets are inserted subcutaneously in a patient’s upper buttocks. Within up to two to four weeks after a pellet insertion, the hormone therapy for men may begin to alleviate some unwanted symptoms. However, everyone’s body is different and some patients report feeling the full benefits after the second insertion.
Alfred recommends this treatment, under the supervision of your doctor, labs will be need to determine exactly what you need. Also consult your doctor if you have any pre-existing conditions that may not be compatible with this therapy.