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With hormone decline, physical health may deteriorate, mental wellness decreases, and chronic diseases arise.
Physical changes may include:
1. Increased resting heart rate
2. Rise in blood pressure
3. Amplified immunoreactivity
4. Decrease in short term memory function
5. Changes in body fat distribution and composition
6. Thinning hair on head, arms, legs, and pubic area
7. Increased facial hair
8. Blood chemistry changes such as:
· Raised cholesterol levels and elevated fasting insulin / glucose levels.
· Increase in bone turnover markers
· Positive ANA and increased inflammatory markers
What is the life-sustaining hormones that do so much?
Progesterone, DHEA, testosterone, estrogen, and cortisol all play a role in the body's development and growth as well as overall well-being. They are players in the aging process as well. If there is an interruption, lessening or loss of these hormones the consequences can be significant and cause a multitude of physical and emotional issues.
Hormone replacement therapy is becoming a popular treatment to work on symptoms of aging. The lines on your face can be related to a decrease in hormone levels – and improving your hormone levels will help to slow the aging process.
Hormone therapy is most often used to treat common menopausal symptoms, including hot flashes and vaginal discomfort , but
it has also been proved to prevent bone loss and reduce fracture in postmenopausal women and treatment of many other symptoms that mentioned above.
Hormones of Youth
The hormone estrogen is responsible for skin look due to the hyaluronic acid it produces.
Estrogen not only affects your skin but also your muscle mass, metabolism, and energy levels.
Decline in estrogen levels is one of the main factors for dry skin, and fine lines around the mouth and on the forehead.
A woman’s estrogen is produced mainly by the ovaries until menopause.
You can take estrogen in the form of a pill, patch, gel, vaginal cream. If you experience only vaginal symptoms related to menopause, estrogen in a low-dose vaginal cream, tablet or ring is usually a better choice than an oral pill or a skin patch.
Testosterone is the hormone responsible for giving males their distinctly male attributes. However, men begin to experience a drop in testosterone levels as they get older. Low testosterone levels are linked to wrinkles, muscle loss, weight gain, and thinning hair.
Testosterone therapy can combat physical, sexual, and emotional changes that come with getting older, especially for a man.
It can also help you sleep better.
If you are concerned about your hormone levels and the effect they have on how you look and feel, you can have your hormone levels checked. If you do have low levels of one or more hormones, then estrogen/progesterone and testosterone therapy are possible treatment methods to help you look and feel great.
Anti-aging medical specialists have been using bioidentical hormone replacement therapy to bring up hormone levels in patients with age-related hormone imbalances. It’s the more natural way to feel young again.