The Doc Spa
Medical Spa located in Albuquerque, NM & Edgewood, NM
Your hormones affect almost every part of your body, and when you have a hormonal imbalance, you experience symptoms like changes in your weight, temperature fluctuations, and mood swings. The expert physicians at The Doc Spa in Albuquerque and Edgewood, New Mexico, offer diagnosis of hormone imbalances and hormone therapy treatment to relieve your symptoms and help you feel more like yourself again. Call to schedule a consultation today.
Hormone Therapy Q & A
What is hormone therapy?
Hormone therapy is a highly customized treatment that replaces hormones lost to aging, menopause, or other imbalances. When you have a hormone imbalance, you experience symptoms that are often disruptive to your well-being and your life. The physicians at The Doc Spa offer comprehensive diagnosis and treatment using Biote® hormone replacement pellets.
What is Biote?
Biote is an FDA-approved form of hormone therapy that uses custom-compounded hormone pellets to replace your missing hormones and restore balance to your body. The pellets keep your hormone levels stable throughout the day, which alleviates the roller coaster of symptoms that many women experience when they go through menopause. Biote pellets include naturally derived hormones that are bioidentical to those your body produces.
A Biote pellet is injected into the fleshy part of your upper buttock, where it slowly releases hormones into your body. Your doctor closely monitors your hormone levels, symptoms, and well-being following your first injection to make sure your symptoms are resolving and your hormones are at the right levels.
What are symptoms of hormone imbalance?
A hormonal imbalance can cause a variety of symptoms. Each woman has a unique experience, but you may experience some of the following symptoms:
- Hot flashes
- Night sweats
- Vaginal atrophy, including dryness
- Painful sexual intercourse
- Urinary incontinence
- Hair loss
- Weight gain
- Irritability and mood swings
- Changes to your libido
How do I know if hormone therapy is right for me?
The symptoms of hormone imbalance may be mistaken for signs of other illnesses. The skilled physicians at The Doc Spa offer thorough examinations to determine if a hormone imbalance is the root cause of your condition. The doctors offer all of the necessary testing in-house at The Doc Spa so you don’t have to rush around to other locations for blood work or other testing.
After your consultation and testing, if your physician believes that hormone therapy is the best way to reduce your symptoms, they discuss the therapy with you and answer your questions to help you make an informed decision about your health.
If you’re concerned about your hormone levels or are experiencing any symptoms associated with hormone imbalances, call or book an appointment with the physicians at The Doc Spa today.