Hormone Therapy is used to treat menopausal symptoms.
Hormone therapy is the use of hormones in medical treatment. There are several forms of hormonal treatments, and they mostly aid in lowering, increasing or replacing hormone levels (depending on the condition.
Menopause is when the ovaries cease to produce hormones. It is a natural, biological decline that takes place when a woman is in her [sometimes late] 40’s or 50’s. Changes, especially in menstruation, vary for all women, but irregularities are common.
Known as the “master control gland,” the pituitary releases hormones that affect growth, sexual development, metabolism and human reproduction. In this disorder, the pituitary produces either too much or too little of one of the hormones. The most common cause of this disorder is usually a pituitary gland tumor.
Often referred to by its acronym, PCOS, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a disorder that causes a hormonal imbalance in women. It takes place during a woman’s reproductive age and may cause infertility or cysts on the outer edges of the ovaries.
These disorders occur when the adrenal glands release too much or not enough hormones. Adrenal glands may be small, but they play a significant role in how one responds to stress, as well as other imperative bodily functions.
Did You Know…
Hormonal imbalances can impact the body internally as well as externally. Excess hair, pattern baldness, fatigue, and bloating are just a few known symptoms.