Hormone Replacement Therapy

QUESTION & ANSWER

Who needs hormone replacement therapy?

Your provider at Aria Health and Wellness may recommend hormone replacement therapy (HRT) when your low testosterone and menopause symptoms make getting through daily life difficult.

We only recommend HRT only for some women, including those who have:

  • Severe hot flashes

  • Lost bone mass

  • Experienced premature menopause

  • Had their ovaries removed

  • Reduced sexual desire and performance

  • Lack of energy and fatigue

  • Decreased muscle strength

  • A host of other symptoms

What are the benefits of hormone replacement therapy?

If you opt for HRT, you can reap a range of benefits. First and foremost, HRT reduces both the severity and frequency of your low testosterone and menopause symptoms.

It may:

  • Help you sleep better

  • Reduce hot flashes and night sweats

  • Stabilize your mood

  • Increase your libido

  • Improve vaginal health, including lubrication and dryness

  • Increased energy, strength, and weight loss

  • Restores your libido and improved relationships

Furthermore, HRT gives you a level of protection against certain age-related diseases. For example, it may reduce your risk of osteoporosis, heart disease, Prostate cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, Diabetes, and the development of Parkinson’s like symptoms.