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How Pellet Therapy Differs From Other Hormone Replacement Therapies

How Pellet Therapy Differs From Other Hormone Replacement Therapies

For some women and men, a decline in hormones as they grow older causes few to no symptoms, while others may experience profound changes that have a major impact on their daily lives. If you’re struggling with fatigue, decreased sex drive, low energy or similar type symptoms it may be hormone imbalance. There are effective treatments to restore your hormones so that you feel like yourself again.

Corey Howard, MD,FACP, FMNM, FAARFM is a board certified and a specialist in hormone care and he is  devoted to helping women and men live better through his comprehensive approach to health including expert hormone evaluation and management.   Pellet therapy is a unique form of hormone replacement that brings hormones back into balance and helps women and men reclaim their vitality. Hormone replacement with pellet therapy can help you achieve symptom relief in as little as four weeks. If you’re considering hormone therapy, here’s how pellet therapy differs from conventional hormone replacement therapy. 

All-natural hormones

Hormone pellets used for hormone replacement therapy are bioidentical hormones and they work to restore your hormone levels. Biodentical means the hormones are identical in molecular structure to the hormones your body makes. 

When the pellet releases hormones, the body does not distinguish it from its own hormones and therefore uses them the same way it uses the hormone it would make naturally.

Delivers just the right amount

There are several different ways to introduce bioidentical hormones and these include creams, injections and pellets.  Typically, when the body releases its own hormones, it does so in a rhythmic pattern, releasing only what the body needs, when it needs it. 

Pellet therapy mimics a more natural release of hormones. Instead of delivering hormones at once, pellet therapy delivers a consistent dosage throughout the day. This helps to avoid overexposure or underexposure to hormones, so that you get the right amount to feel and function well. 

Less maintenance

Pellet therapy involves inserting a small pellet about the size of a grain of rice under the skin. Once in place the pellet steadily releases consistent doses of hormones. The pellet is replaced 3-4 months on average. 

Conventional hormone replacement delivered in the form of creams or injection requires more frequent maintenance. Creams are used daily while injections may be once or twice weekly.  . With pellet therapy, once it’s in place, you can forget about it and go on with your life for several months while it does its job. 

Individualized treatment 

Your hormonal needs are as unique as you are. Bioidentical pellets contain hormones that are custom-compounded for you. This enables highly customized dosing so you get the precise amount of hormones you need to restore balance. 

Growing older doesn’t have to mean dealing with symptoms that interfere with your ability to feel good and function well in your daily life. If you think that your  hormones are imbalanced, or you don’t feel like yourself, schedule a visit for a hormone evaluation by reaching out to our office by calling 239-331-2285 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Howard. Reclaim your vitality today. You will be glad that you did.  We look forward to meeting you soon. 

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