Anyone can experience a hormone imbalance. The cause may be due to treatment for a health issue, accidents that impact the ability of the body to produce a reasonable amount of a hormone, or even excessive stress. Along with treating the underlying cause, using hormone replacement therapy to restore a proper balance will benefit you in several different ways. Below are some examples to consider.
Regaining Your Emotional Balance
Hormones play more of a role in our emotions than many people realize. A lack of testosterone can cause depression and various forms of anxiety disorders in men. Improper levels of estrogen in women can have the same effect. Until the imbalance is corrected, there is only so much that medication and some sort of talk therapy will accomplish.
With the right approach to hormone replacement therapy, it only takes a short time for the individual to feel the symptoms of depression or anxiety to fading. Instead of being alternatively worried, apathetic, or disconnected from reality, it will be easier to once again enjoy life.
Restoring Your Energy Levels
Mental and physical fatigue are common with hormone imbalances of all types. The nice thing about hormone replacement therapy is that you will begin to feel more energetic shortly after beginning the therapy. Instead of barely being able to make it through the day, you’ll find you have energy left over. That makes it easier to feel like going out with friends or doing something with your spouse or partner.
Promoting Recuperative Sleep
Hormone replacement therapy can also make it easier to get to sleep and remain that way all night long. You even have a better chance of achieving the deep sleep that allows you to feel truly rested in the morning.
Rid Your Body of Excess Pounds
Men and women alike will find that correcting hormonal imbalances makes it easier to shed excess pounds and tone the muscles. Part of that is because you do have more energy and can manage physical activity with greater ease.
Is hormone replacement therapy right for you? The only way to know for sure is to explore the courses of treatment and the benefits they can provide. Call or visit us at The Herrera Medical Group, located in Lewisville, TX, today to schedule your consultation!