Dr. Windsor consults with both men and women who experience hormonal imbalances in the Atlanta Metro area. These imbalances are influenced by a variety of factors, including aging, stress, and dysfunction of certain endocrine glands which can be addressed through therapy (HRT).
There are two types of hormone replacement; bioidentical and synthetic. Therapy is tailored to each person and requires regular evaluation to ensure benefits continue to outweigh the possible risks.
Various conditions influence hormone levels in the human body. This includes hypoglycemia, diabetes, and eating disorders. In addition to this, aside from puberty, menopause, pregnancy, and menstruation; the following medical conditions may also cause an imbalance.
While the symptoms of an imbalance may vary from person to person, you may want to consult a physician at Trilogy Med Spa in Alpharetta if you experience any of the following:
Distinct symptoms in women include breast tenderness, vaginal dryness, and irregular menstruation. In men, these distinct symptoms include low sperm count, low muscle mass, and enlargement of breast tissue.
Once Dr. Windsor identifies the endocrine gland that is affected, then he can assist with a suitable hormone replacement therapy plan.
It is unique to each individual, therefore no two treatment plans will be identical. The benefits include:
The risks vary depending on the reasons for treatment, and factors to consider include age, type of hormone therapy, and health. HRT adverse effects may include:
In addition, therapy may also place you at increased risks for certain health conditions such as heart disease, stroke, and blood clots. Your physician will discuss possible risks with you in detail during a consultation.
Who is a candidate for therapy?
Both men and women who are in good health and show signs and symptoms of hormonal imbalance are good candidates for HRT. Your doctor will however need a complete medical history to best determine if this treatment option will be helpful for you.
Can hormone replacement therapy improve my skin texture and tone?
Yes, there are several hormones that tighten and thicken the skin. These include testosterone (skin tightening and elasticity), estrogen (maintains youthful skin), and dehydroepiandrosterone (which thickens and tightens skin). Your doctor can identify the cause of your imbalance and advise on the best treatment plan.
Schedule an appointment with us in Fulton to determine if hormone replacement therapy is for you.