7 Reasons to Consider Hormone Replacement Therapy

Feb 24, 2023
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Hormone replacement therapy treats and prevents a wide range of conditions and symptoms. It’s a life-changing treatment for people who can no longer produce hormones. Learn more about how you can benefit from this revolutionary therapy.

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is a medical treatment used to replace hormones your body no longer produces. Your body may stop producing hormones for a couple of reasons, usually due to aging, menopause, or certain medical conditions. 

HRT is available in various forms, including pills, creams, gels, and patches. At New Vitality Centers, we offer time-released pellets inserted under your skin. 

The pellets are customized to meet the specific needs of each of our patients. If you are considering HRT, Dr. George Trim and our team provide this service here at New Vitality Centers in Brandon, Florida.

Here are seven reasons why you should consider HRT.

1. Alleviates menopausal symptoms

HRT can help alleviate symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes, night sweats, and vaginal dryness, allowing you to engage in daily activities without discomfort.

2. Reduces your risk of developing osteoporosis and heart disease

A common problem women face after menopause is a loss of bone density. HRT can prevent this. It can also reduce your risk of heart disease, which is the leading cause of death in women.

3. Improves your mood and energy levels

HRT can help improve mood and energy levels, reducing symptoms of depression and fatigue. Research shows that estrogen injections can boost your serotonin production, which enhances your mood. 

4. Improves your sexual function

Reduced sexual function is typically caused by a low libido or vaginal dryness. HRT can increase your libido and reduce vaginal dryness, improving your overall sexual satisfaction.

5. Reduces your risk of developing certain cancers 

Research shows that HRT can reduce the risk of certain types of cancer, including breast and ovarian cancer in women.

6. Prevents memory loss

HRT has been shown to improve cognitive function, which can help prevent memory loss. In one study, researchers observed the effect of HRT on memory in middle-aged women. They found that some aspects of their everyday memory were enhanced. 

7. Helps you get better sleep 

If you've been having trouble getting quality sleep, HRT can help by improving sleep patterns and reducing the frequency of night sweats and hot flashes.

HRT offers many benefits, especially to menopausal women. It can help improve your quality of life, reduce the risk of several medical conditions, and enhance your overall well-being. 

If you have any questions about how HRT can benefit you, book an appointment with us online or call 813-859-7339. We can help determine if HRT is right for you and guide you through the process of starting hormone replacement therapy. 

Get in touch with us today and start experiencing the many benefits of this life-changing therapy.