Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy or BHRT, is used to treat the spectrum of pre-menstrual, peri-menopausal, and post-menopausal symptoms.
Symptoms of menopause, perimenopause and premenstrual tension can be grouped into:
- Emotional symptoms including Irritability, Mood Swings, Depression, Premenstrual Stress, Anxiety
- Vasomotor (relating to circulation) and temperature control symptoms including Hot Flushes, Night Sweats
- Psychosexual symptoms including Low or absent libido, difficulty in achieving orgasm, lack of enjoyment of sexual intercourse
- Cognitive (relating to the brain and its functioning) including Loss Of Concentration, Sleep Difficulties, Fatigue, Memory Loss
- Post-menopausal skin aging changes including dry & wrinkled Skin, loss of elasticity, increase in sagging and jowling, thin skin, thread veins increase.
Aging, menopause and estrogen deficiency even in the years leading upto the perimenopause have profound effects on your skin, circulation and internal organs. We are only now scratching the surface of how hormonal balancing and supplementation can improve how we age, and how we look as we age.