Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy in Houston, TX
One of the shortcomings of traditional hormone replacement therapy is that the medications and supplements do not work well with the human body. Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy is proven to provide safer, more effective results for men and women. Dr. Farhina Imtiaz, a board-certified (gynecological) surgeon who is experienced in hormone therapies, specializes in bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, or BHRT, for men and women in Houston and surrounding areas of Texas, including Cypress, Sugarland, and Katy.
What is Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy?
Hormone replacement therapy requires:
- A clinician who is experienced in hormone management
- Hormone therapies that are easily absorbed and processed by the body
BHRT is designed to be chemically similar to the hormones that occur naturally in your body. The design allows the body to more readily use the hormones.
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy Benefits
Many patients who use BHRT require lower doses of supplements and experience fewer side effects when compared to traditional hormone therapies. Dr. Imtiaz is experienced with BHRT, so she understands how to combine the supplements to maximize your results.
What Can Be Treated with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy?
Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy helps men and women manage:
- Low libido
- Problems sleeping
- Mood changes
- Menopause and perimenopause
- Reduced energy levels
- Problems with concentration and mental focus
- Weight gain
- Joint pain
Dr. Imtiaz may recommend BHRT that is administered via:
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy Preparation
Dr. Imtiaz needs to understand the range of symptoms that you are experiencing so that she can recommend the right BHRT. You should be prepared to discuss any medical or emotional issues that you have had in the last six months, even if you believe the problems are not related to hormone levels in your body.
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy Recovery
Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy tends to work faster than traditional hormone therapies, but adjusting your doses and combination will take some time. Please be patient with the process, and note any new or worsening symptoms.
How Much Does Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy Cost in Houston?
Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy is typically not covered by medical insurance. Payment can be made by cash, and major credit card. If you are interested in financing your treatment for bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, you can apply for CareCredit®.
Is Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy Right for Me?
Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy is for men and women who want an alternative to traditional hormone therapies. The supplements and medications are considered more effective when compared to other types of hormone replacement therapies.
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy Consultation
If you are considering hormone replacement therapy, we invite you to learn more about bioidentical hormone replacement therapy at North Cypress Women’s Center. Contact us to schedule a consultation with Dr. Imtiaz.
Men and women benefit from bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. BHRT is considered safer and more effective than other types of hormone replacement therapies. Board-certified (gynecological) surgeon, Dr. Farhina Imtiaz, specializes in BHRT for men and women in Houston and surrounding areas of Texas, including Cypress, Sugarland, and Katy.