We have more than 50 hormones that act as the messengers of the body, communicating instructions for regulating everything from bone density to weight gain/loss. With BHRT (bioidentical hormone replacement therapy), the focus is on evaluation of steroid hormones known as testosterone, estrogen and progesterone. Other hormones known as DHEA, Vitamin D and thyroid hormones are also important to evaluate. As we age, our production of these hormones decreases and once a woman is postmenopausal or a man is in andropause, the rate of biological aging can increase causing symptoms such as:
Dr. Minesaki has received unique mentorship and certified training in the applications of Advanced BHRT. Our prescribing methods and dosages are based on thousands of research studies done over the last 50 years. First, we order and review blood work to determine what your baseline levels are. This helps us understand your unique hormone levels, which we prepare a customized treatment plan from. Treatment is with the correct balance and replacement of your hormones using bioidentical hormones derived from natural sources. Finally, we use follow-ups to ensure your hormone levels have corrected and you are benefiting fully to reduce the risk of age related disease states or age related decline.