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Tired? Irritable? Overweight? It's Probably Your Hormones

Not 10 minutes ago, I implanted a pellet into my backside. 
Why? Because two years ago, this 39-year-old started having symptoms of a hormonal imbalance: I was sleeping poorly, tired, had brain fog big time, couldn't lose weight, and experienced poor exercise recovery. Plus, I developed a ton of new food allergies after pregnancy. (Yes, all of those symptoms can be related to a hormonal imbalance! And yes, hormone decline starts in your 20s and 30s.) 
Enough was enough. So, I decided to be a guinea pig for my patients, testing out bio-identical hormone replacement (bioTE):plant-derived, all natural estrogen and testosterone, delivered by tiny pellets inserted just under the skin.
Within a few weeks, my symptoms improved drastically and I started recommending BioTE to many of my clients at Refresh Wellness, who also saw success. So is bio-identical hormone replacement therapy right for you? Here's what I tell new patients in my office when we discuss bioTE:
What is bio-identical …