Hormone Clinic for Men and Women
Bio-identical hormones are hormones that are chemically the same as those that the body produces. As a result, the body should not be able to tell the difference between the hormones it produces and the bioidentical one.
Bio-identical hormones can be made from a variety of sources that span plant and animal products. Special pharmacies which are known as compounding pharmacies, mix their own formulas of bio-identical hormones. Hormones made by these compounding pharmacies are not regulated by the FDA.
Bio-identical hormones can be used to help alleviate symptoms of menopause in women
Potential benefits include:-
Increased sex drive
Less hair thinning
Reduced hot flushes
Less dry skin
Improved thinking and memory
These are symptoms of perimenopause; this is the time leaading up to menopause when the ovaries start to produce less oestrogen.
Not all women respond well to traditional treatments, in these cases women may consider bio-identical hormones as a potential alternative.
Bio-identical hormones come in a variety of forms depending on what symptoms are being targeted.
Types of bio-identical hormones include
Lifestyle changes may also be considered as potential alternatives, these may include:
Eating a more blaanced, healthy diet
Reducing stress and anxiety
Increasing time for relaxation
The aim of any bio-identical treatment is to restore the natural hormones that younger women have, but which reduce naturally as they age.
When under our care, a woman will be tested for hormone levels, typically by sampling saliva or blood. The hormones that a woman needs will be determined by the health care professional and a pharmacist who will then formulate a treatment. During her / his treatment, hormone levels will be continually reassessed to check for the correct balance.
Bio-Identical Clinic Prices from
Initial consultation (1 hour) £180
Follow up consultation (30 minutes) £90
Telephone follow up consultation (15 minutes) £30
Blood testing costs will vary depending on tests ordered, this can be discussed at the consultation.