Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy

BHRT uses plant-derived hormones to correct an imbalance in the body. It can effectively treat a wide range of conditions including symptoms of menopause and andropause (male menopause), symptoms of pre-menstrual stress, and symptoms of polycystic ovarian syndrome. We can aim to improve sleep and brain function, enhance mood, increase energy levels or sex drive, assist with weight loss and reduce anxiety and depression.

Disclaimer: Please be aware that results and benefits may vary from patient to patient taking into consideration factors such as age, lifestyle and medical history.

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Treatment Overview

Time required for treatment

Your initial consultation, including taking bloods will take approximately 45 minutes. Once the blood test results have been received we will arrange a follow-up consultation to explain and discuss the recommended treatment. You will apply or take BHRT at home in tablet, cream or lozenge form

Time until results seen

Initial benefits are usually experienced in 2 - 3 weeks. Full effects can take up to 3 months

Treatment longevity

Results will be preserved if treatment is on-going

Number of treatments required

This will vary according to your their condition, but a course of on-going treatment is usually recommended

Anaesthetic Required

None

Prices from

£50 for initial treatment information consultation. £500 for a full BHRT treatment consultation including blood analysis.

FAQ

If you have further questions about this treatment, please call us on
0330 1331 272

1

How does this treatment work?

Bioidentical hormones are hormones made from a chemical found naturally in plants.  They are a precise structural replica of the hormones naturally produced by the body. When you are deficient in a specific hormone or hormones we can prescribe the correct bioidentical hormone to replace it in the form of a cream, tablet, or lozenge.

2

What happens during my treatment?

Dr Sophie will discuss your treatment in detail with you once blood samples have been taken and analysed.  You will take the cream, tablet or lozenge prescribed at home.

3

Will I feel any pain or side effects?

Occasionally some side effects may be felt. These include headache, tiredness, blurred vision and indigestion, but this will depend on the hormones that are being replaced and your individual condition.  This will be discussed with you during initial consultation.

4

Who is this treatment suitable for?

BHRT is most commonly used to treat middle-aged women and men who are suffering with symptoms of the menopause or andropause. However they can also be used to treat a wide variety of symptoms occurring in people of all ages.

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Disclaimer: Please be aware that results and benefits may vary from patient to patient taking into consideration factors such as age, lifestyle and medical history.

Technologies & Products Used

intravita
specialist pharmacy