What is Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy?

Bay Area Bioidentical Hormones Specialist, Marianna Abrams, N.D. at Water’s Edge Natural Medicine, in Menlo Park, specializes in offering Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy programs to men and women in Redwood City, Palo Alto and Menlo Park, California. Throughout the course of her career, she has helped vast numbers of men and women to overcome conditions associated with hormonal decline and imbalance. Bioidentical Hormones are natural, safe, and effective, and they can be used to substitute the body’s hormones. As a Bay Area Bioidentical Hormones Specialist, Marianna Abrams’ goal is to educate and assist patients on their journeys to slow and reverse the aging process, prevent disease, and help them live healthier, more vibrant lives.

When something doesn’t feel right in your body, you want to take action in the safest, most effective, and natural way possible. Hormonal shifts and the subsequent symptoms that occur during menopause, andropause, and prior to the start of a woman’s monthly period can cause unpleasant and sometimes disruptive symptoms that affect our day-to-day lives, jobs, and relationships.

I was so irritable and mean with PMS, my family could hardly stand me during the last two weeks of my cycle…until my hormone balancing treatments with Water’s Edge Natural Medicine Clinic. -L.W.

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy reestablishes balance in your body by providing specifically designed hormones that are molecularly identical to those that naturally occur in your body. These hormones are sourced from nature, where they develop in soy or wild yam plants and are modified to create an exact match to your own hormones. By replacing the hormones lacking in your body with these organic options, you can reclaim your natural balance and alleviate or even eliminate problematic symptoms.

Are Bioidentical Hormones Right For You?

Bioidentical Hormone Therapy can help to improve symptoms that include hot flashes, mood swings, decreased energy, hormone imbalance, fatigue, erectile dysfunction, low libido, sleep disturbances, anxiety, thinning or sagging skin, weight gain, metabolic issues, bone loss, and depression, many of which are associated with menopause, andropause, and PMS. If you have experienced any of the above and are concerned about their effect on your life, Bioidentical Hormone Therapy may be right for you.

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy Philosophy

At Water’s Edge, Marianna Abrams, N.D., located in Menlo Park, has designed a treatment process specifically to put you at ease and empower your body to heal itself. She will begin by listening to an account of your symptoms and medical history. From there, she will work with you to discover the perfect formula to balance your hormone system, alleviate discomfort, and restore your vitality.

Because Bioidentical Hormones can be taken orally or absorbed topically, they may be prescribed to you in cream or capsule form, depending on your body’s needs. Dr. Abrams makes sure to always take your personal preferences into consideration.

Once Dr. Abrams prescribes a course of treatment, she will want to see you again for follow up visits to ensure that your body is adjusting properly to these hormones. If any issues arise, she can work with you to adjust the dosage or prescribe something new to ensure that you achieve the right balance.

As a Bay Area Bioidentical Hormones Specialist, Marianna Abrams, N.D. at Water’s Edge Natural Medicine has helped countless men and women, in Redwood City, Palo Alto, and the Menlo Park area, to overcome age related hormonal imbalances. For women, conditions related to menopause or PMS, can be corrected using Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy. In men, Dr. Abrams can restore testosterone to healthy levels in order to help them feel more youthful. Optimizing hormone levels in both men and women with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy has allowed numerous patients to improve their quality of life as they age.

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy provides a natural alternative to traditional hormone replacement therapy, tailored specifically to your unique system. If your life has been negatively affected by hormonal changes, don’t suffer in silence.

Read more about the importance of balanced hormones for men and women here.

Contact Bay Area Bioidentical Hormones Specialist, Marianna Abrams, N.D. at Water’s Edge Natural Medicine to discuss options for achieving greater health and balance and to schedule a consultation!