As the body ages, hormone production falls which may lead to symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, irritability, sagging skin, weight gain, decreased sex drive, and mental fogginess. Dealing with these symptoms can be a struggle. Linda Kiley, MD, at the Palm Beach Center for Pelvic Health is able to help women in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, manage and control their hormones. Call today, or schedule an appointment online to start getting the relief you deserve.
As women reach menopause, hormone levels including estrogen, progesterone and testosterone begin to naturally decline. This may lead to many symptoms which can cause both emotional and physical discomfort. Hormone replacement therapy is an option to help women replace the hormones their bodies are no longer producing.
Typical symptoms of menopause may include:
Hormone replacement therapy is designed to help women in perimenopause and menopause (usually mid to late-40s and 50s and beyond). This treatment can also help women in the following stages of life:
Women with the following conditions may not be good candidates for hormone replacement therapy:
The health professionals at Linda Kiley, MD can help determine if this treatment is right for you. Call today or schedule an appointment online.
Hormone replacement therapy comes in many different forms. Some forms of hormone replacement therapy can be taken in the form of a pill, applied as a cream or spray, or placed under the skin in a pellet form. Any of these treatments may be effective in replacing the hormones no longer being produced.
The specialists at Linda Kiley, MD, Urogynecology & Advanced Pelvic Surgery will evaluate you and monitor your hormone levels, then review your treatment options to determine the therapy that is right for you. Once you are on a replacement regimen, they will monitor your hormone levels as well as perform other period evaluations to be sure your treatment plan is appropriate.
If you are experiencing signs and symptoms of menopause or the decline in hormone production, call Linda Kiley, MD or schedule an appointment to see if hormone replacement therapy can help.