Low Estrogen: How It Affects You

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Menopause, Low Estrogen, and Their Effects On Women

Hormone production slows as we age, that’s just a fact of life. Some people are better equipped to handle that change while others experience a more dramatic drop-off. You might be surprised to find out just how many of your body’s functions depend on properly balanced hormones. Lower than normal hormone levels can affect the natural rhythm of your digestion, influence your mood, your mental health, sleep patterns, and even suppress your appetite. Low estrogen levels usually occur as women begin to enter menopause, which could be causing any of the following symptoms:

  • Memory loss
  • Mood swings
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Sudden hot flashes
  • Decreased sex drive or pain during sex

Opting to undertake therapy to combat these symptoms will greatly increase your quality of life and ease the transition into menopause. Millions of American women start their journey to combat low estrogen each year because they understand the importance of securing your health for the future!

How To Boost Your Estrogen Levels

The most common way for women to recover from a hormone imbalance is to undertake a form of hormone replacement therapy. There are a few options to choose from, but let’s take a closer look at Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT).

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy For Low Estrogen

If you’re unsure what a bioidentical hormone is, you’re probably not alone. Put simply, they are hormones derived from plant estrogens that have an identical chemical structure to those found in the human body. Treatment options can be taken via oral pills, or transdermally through the skin with patches or creams. Additionally, they are designed to supplement the body’s existing estrogen hormones such as:

  • Estradiol
  • Estriol
  • Progesterone

Although most patients of BHRT are women currently experiencing menopause, there are also benefits for a variety of other conditions and ailments. BHRT can also help people manage symptoms of cancer treatment or limiting the effect of conditions like:

Happy Hormone Cottage provides urine (DUTCH) testing for hormones as part of a comprehensive plan towards wellness This allows our team of professional doctors to tailor your treatment to your specific needs. Additionally, our onsite pharmacy is licensed to compound your hormone treatment. When you begin your hormone therapy journey with us, we are right alongside you the entire way, making sure you get the best treatment possible.

Start Your Hormone Therapy Journey Today!

Happy Hormone Cottage is a collective of highly trained professionals, each with years of expertise encompassing hormones and genetics. We are here to answer any questions you may have and are ready to book you a consultation today!

 

Written by Lyn Hogrefe