Aging is an unfortunate part of life but appreciated in it’s own way. As females age, they typically fear the day menopause is going to start. During menopause, women may experience several changes to their body. These changes are all due to a rapid decline in vital hormone levels. Women tend to be very in-tune with their bodies so these changes are often noticeable immediately.
Progesterone is one major hormone that decreases during this time. For many women progesterone therapy can be an effective treatment. This is something to consider for women who fall below the normal levels and have symptoms of low progesterone.
With progesterone replacement therapy in Los Angeles, CA, our hormone balance experts can help restore balance and ultimately, make you feel much healthier and happier. Dr. Martin has treated many cases of hormonal imbalance especially in women, utilizing both western medicine with a holistic based understanding provides our patients with perspective and knowledge.
What is Progesterone?
Progesterone is responsible for bone density, muscle mass, and many other maintenance purposes. Progesterone is a precursor not to just other hormones, such as testosterone and estrogen, but also to the stress hormone – cortisol. It also plays a heavy role in developing sex hormones. Finally, progesterone is responsible for maintaining healthy blood sugar, mental clarity, and much more.
Progesterone Replacement Therapy
If you are experiencing a decline in progesterone levels, progesterone replacement therapy is the most effective method in restoring hormone balance. At MetroMed, Dr. Alex Martin will create a customized hormone replacement plan for you that may include natural progesterone hormones. Most patients opt for natural bio-identical hormones for therapy, however, progesterone hormones can be prescribed in many different uses. In most cases of hormone replacement therapy in Los Angeles, CA, Dr. Martin will recommend a combination of progesterone, estrogen, and testosterone hormones to help men and women regain overall balance.
Benefits of Progesterone Replacement Therapy
Especially for patients with menopause, progesterone replacement therapy is the best treatment to replace hormone levels. Other benefits of progesterone therapy include:
- Increase in energy
- Increase in lean body mass
- Increase in sex drive
- Increase in overall well-being
- And much, much more!
Schedule Your Consultation
With comprehensive, individualized testing, at MetroMed, we provide a hormone replacement treatment plan made just for you. To find out more information or to schedule your initial consultation, contact us today.