As you age, your body and your hormones change. If this change is uncomfortable for you, consider trying bioidentical hormone therapy at Stuart Lerner, MD, in Kailua, Hawaii. Bioidentical hormone therapy offers you a way to ease your discomfort and rebalance your hormone levels. Learn more by scheduling an appointment online or over the phone today.
Bioidentical hormones are hormones synthesized from soy and yams that feature a molecular structure identical to human hormones. When you or Dr. Lerner put these hormones into your body, they act just like natural hormones.
Bioidentical hormones are different from older replacement hormones, which are made from substances like urine from pregnant horses. Substances like these have very little in common with the structure of natural human hormones so they don’t work as well.
Bioidentical hormones help your body restore its balance after you experience undesirable symptoms from hormone fluctuations.
Men and women experience hormone imbalances for different reasons. Most often, women experience hormonal imbalances and fluctuations as they enter menopause. They also experience hormonal changes due to:
Meanwhile, men most often experience hormonal imbalances as their testosterone levels decrease as they age.
Men and women experience hormonal imbalances differently. Common hormonal imbalance symptoms for women include:
Symptoms of hormonal imbalance in men include:
To help regulate your hormones naturally, establish a regular, healthy sleep pattern and exercise routinely.
The two main ways that Dr. Lerner administers bioidentical hormones are:
Hormone injections offer you immediate results. Dr. Lerner typically injects bioidentical hormones into the upper arm, upper thigh, or buttocks.
You can also take bioidentical hormones in pill form. Pills offer you the advantage of easy absorption.
Are you interested in bioidentical hormones? If so, set up a consultation online or over the phone with Dr. Lerner today.
Dr Lerner has been a leader in safe testosterone hormone replacement for 'Low T' for many years and is starting a formal program for military families.
There will be an emphasis in diagnosing and treating low Testosterone to optimize vitality and performance.
The program will focus on optimizing metabolic fitness through hormone balance and thorough lab testing. There will be optional add ons for men and women for weight loss, making tape with Sculpsure laser fat removal, and facial aesthetics with Botox and Juvederm. Please call 954-4463 during the day for a consultation or use the online booking tool 24 hours a day. A staff member should call back the next business day.
For active military members with Tricare Prime insurance, the program will not be covered but will be significantly less expensive than comparable subscription programs downtown. For patients with Tricare Select, most services will be covered by insurance! You may even wish to start a Tricare Select program during open enrollment to receive optimal general medical care including Urgent Care.