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Hormonal Imbalance

Hormonal imbalance is an issue that can impact both women and men at various stages in their lives. Many different symptoms can occur when there’s too much, or not enough of a hormone in the body. Since hormones are crucial for a range of bodily processes including metabolism, growth, sleep cycles, and sexual function, hormonal imbalance can be disruptive in your day-to-day life. 

Hormonal Imbalance in Women

Naturally, women experience periods of this at various points in their lives. These include menstruation, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and menopause. There are also several medical conditions that can lead to hormonal imbalance in women, such as PCOS, early menopause, primary ovarian insufficiency, and ovarian cancer. Taking birth control medications can also lead to this in women.

Signs and Symptoms in Women

  • Irregular menstrual cycles
  • Hot flashes
  • Night sweats
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Acne
  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Weight gain
  • Hair loss
  • Breast tenderness
  • Increased hair growth on the back, neck, chest, or face

Hormonal Imbalance in Men

The aging process also leads to natural hormone changes in men and these changes can cause a range of uncomfortable symptoms. Additionally, conditions such as prostate cancer and hypogonadism, or low testosterone, can lead to male hormonal imbalance

Signs and Symptoms in Men

  • Low libido
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Depression
  • Anemia
  • Reduced muscle mass
  • Reduced bone density
  • Increased fat mass
  • Osteoporosis 
  • Heart disease

Achieve Hormonal Balance With Hormone Therapy

Hormone therapy, such as BioTE hormone replacement therapy, supplements, and medications can resolve symptoms from various types of hormonal imbalance. At the Gulf Coast Institute of Rejuvenation, we work closely with our patients to determine the best course of treatment for their symptoms. We’ll find the right dose and treatment to suit your individual needs. 

To learn more about hormone therapy options, schedule an appointment at the Gulf Coast Institute of Rejuvenation today.