Bio-Identical hormones are an exact replica of the hormones that are naturally produced by the body. The difference between Bio-Identical hormones and synthetic hormones is that, although both are created in labs, synthetic hormones are not identical to the hormones naturally created in your body while Bio-Identical hormones match your body’s hormones molecule by molecule.
Depending on what your symptoms are and which hormone(s) your body needs, LifePlus MD may choose to prescribe Bio-Identical hormones such as estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, thyroid hormones, DHEA, melatonin or others as needed.
You are probably already using some hormones. Birth Control Pills, Hydrocortisone (used for rashes), and Vitamin D in milk are all forms of hormones.
Over the last 100 years as we have doubled our life expectancy, the soft tissue glands which create our hormones are being forced to produce them longer than ever. Also, our increasingly stressful lives, poor nutrition and lack of proper fitness results in declining levels of hormones in our bodies.
Men and women have successfully used Bio-Identical hormones for decades. Men suffering from the symptoms of andropause or women suffering from menopause or perimenopause, can turn to Bio-Identical hormones to replace the natural hormones that have declined as their bodies have aged.
In well known medical journals, researchers have reported that the Bio-Identical hormones, estrogen and testosterone, are not only safe but also have a positive impact on diseases like osteoporosis and prostate cancer.