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Women’s Hormone Replacement

Why Hormone replacement?

For years Doctors have been treating women for menopause by giving them estrogen and progesterone then why do we neglect the other crucial hormones such as Natural thyroid hormone, DHEA (Dehydroepiandrosterone), Melatonin, Human Growth Hormone (HGH)?

At GET SLIM, we realize the value of natural hormone therapy. In addition to alleviating the symptoms of menopause and reducing risk of osteoporosis, hormone replacement can also aid in the anti-aging process, improve your memory and mood, and create an overall sense of well-being.

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement therapy is correlated with the anti-aging process . After a thorough examination and the necessary lab tests, We will prescribe for you the proper natural hormones that will have you looking and feeling better than you have in years.

What are bioidentical hormones?

Bioidentical hormones are exactly the same hormones, molecule by molecule that your body produces. They are modified in a lab derived mostly from plant sources but are still considered natural to your body because they are identical. Body does not consider then a foreign substance and so does not cause any adverse reactions.

Synthetic hormones are also made in a lab, but most importantly are not identical to your body. Bioidentical hormones are superior to types of synthetic hormones commonly prescribed.

Why do I need to test for hormone levels?

Hormones are powerful substances that control multiple functions throughout the body. Hormone levels should be sufficient and balanced. Too little or too much of them is not conducive to long-term emotional, mental and bodily health.

Hormone levels from woman to woman can vary from 200-1500%

Just as you cannot balance your bank account without numbers on your bank statements, hormones testing provide both a basis for treatment and proximity to your goal. One can then customize natural hormone dosing to meet individual needs. In other words Optimize hormone levels for minimum dose to relieve symptoms and avoid overdosing.

We may choose to prescribe various different hormones like estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, thyroid, Cortisol, DHEA, Melatonin, or growth hormone, depending on what your symptoms are and which hormone(s) your body needs. This is done on a gradient scale so as to let the body adjust itself naturally.

Test Yourself


Estrogen Evaluation

Below are a list of symptoms and other factors most commonly found in people suffering from female hormonal imbalance (low estrogen levels). Read each question carefully and check the box if it applies to you. Low Estrogen is common in menopause and if several of these symptoms are present you may benefit from Estrogen replacement

I have hot flashes.
I have night sweats.
I have vaginal dryness.
I have bladder leakage when I cough, sneeze, or run.
I get very emotional 5-7 days before my period begins.
I am over 40 years old.
I have difficulty sleeping.
I have lost interest in sex.
My periods have ceased.