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What to Expect When Undergoing Bioidentical Hormone Replacement

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Bioidentical hormone replacement is a type of hormone therapy that addresses a range of common physical conditions. Here's what those undergoing the therapy can expect.

What Is Hormone Replacement? 
Hormone replacement is a type of minimally invasive physical therapy. Through a variety of methods, hormones are administered to combat physical conditions where they may be depleted. According to Harvard Health, hormone therapy is considered to be the most effective treatment to address the symptoms of menopause and perimenopause. However, hormone therapy can also address a number of other conditions, including adrenal fatigue, allergies, asthma, diabetes, kidney stones, thyroid disease, mood disorders, and even weight gain.

What Are Bioidentical Hormones?
Bioidentical hormones, much as their title suggests, are hormones that are identical biologically to the ones naturally produced by one's body. Non-bioidentical hormones may be synthetic or plant-based hormones that are simi…