Bioidentical Hormones for Menopause

Understanding what is happening in your body during menopause and perimenopause, and how to manage it, can help make this transition more comfortable. Toronto Menopause Doctor, Cara Flamer, M.D. can help you get a clear picture of your health and create a customized plan for total hormonal wellness.

Declining hormones can have a significant impact on the way you feel, both physically and emotionally. Most traditional medical treatments only focus on managing your symptoms of menopause, but do not solve the root cause of the problem: imbalanced hormones. Dr. Cara Flamer’s Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy program address your symptoms at their source and has the ability to relieve your discomforts, and in some cases, eliminate them. With this kind of relief, women experiencing menopausal symptoms can expect to see a dramatic improvement in the quality of their life.

Because of the natural hormones used in Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy, the hormones are metabolized by the body faster and easier and with little to no side effects. With hormones in balance, women in the Greater Toronto Area are able to enjoy renewed energy, better health and a more positive outlook on life.

Will You Benefit from Bioidentical Hormone Therapy?

For Women Less than 40

Do you experience any of these?

  • PMS
  • heavy periods
  • exhaustion/burnout
  • fatigue
  • hair thinning
  • moodiness
  • anxiety
  • low libido
  • brain fog
  • premenstrual headaches or migraines
  • ovarian cysts
  • fibroids

These symptoms may indicate you have a hormonal imbalance. One common imbalance seen in women under 40 years is a deficiency in progesterone relative to estrogen. This can lead to many of the symptoms listed above.

Stress will exacerbate these symptoms because it puts extra pressure on your hormones. Restoring balance involves addressing adrenal stress hormones as well as the estrogen-progesterone balance.

For Women Over 40
Do you experience any of these?

  • mood changes
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • low libido
  • irritability
  • insomnia or interrupted sleep
  • changes to your menstrual cycle
  • hot flashes
  • night sweats
  • vaginal dryness
  • forgetfulness or memory changes
  • brain fog
  • hair thinning

These are common symptoms of peri menopause, the time period within a few years of your last period, and menopause.

Stress will magnify these symptoms, Much of the management of hormonal changes in this phase involves addressing adrenal health, nutrition and stress. The right combination of BHRT and nutritional supplements can help you to feel yourself again and help to eliminate these symptoms.

For Women Post-Menopausal
Do you:

  • have osteopenia or osteoporosis?
  • have a desire to protect your bone strength and density?
  • want to maintain (or improve) vitality as you age?
  • want to age in the most proactive way?
  • want to improve your energy?
  • want to reduce wrinkles and other age-related changes in your skin?
  • want to maintain or improve your memory and cognitive function as you age?

Your hormones carry out hundreds of chemical reactions daily, and play important roles in major body systems, including cardiovascular health, bone density and strength, and brain health. Maintaining adequate levels can help you to age in the best way possible- and positively affect your overall health and longevity.

Hormones are responsible for the stages of development in our lives, from infancy to old age. It is important to have a healthy, functioning endocrine system as it governs our hormone functionality. As we age, the natural levels of hormones in our body begin to change and decrease. Without healthy and balanced hormones, you can feel like you are losing a baseline quality of life. Women experiencing imbalanced hormones due to menopause or perimenopause understand the frustrations and discomforts of hormone-related symptoms. However, because of the science behind Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy many of these symptoms can be treated and vitality regained.

To learn more about how bioidentical hormone doctor, Cara Flamer’s Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy programs for women can help ease your symptoms of menopause, call Dr. Cara Flamer in Toronto today for a consultation!