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Menopause Treatment in Pittsburgh

We treat the cause...not the symptoms of menopause

Middle Aged woman considering treatment options at The Hormone Center for menopause symptoms.

Common Symptoms

of Menopause:

»Irregular menstrual cycles

»Heavy bleeding might occur for a day or two

»Excessive sweating at night

»Hot flashes

»Vaginal dryness, itching and pain during sexual intercourse

»Frequent urinary tract infections

»Mood swings

»Fatigue

»Weight gain

»Decreased libido

 

What Is Menopause?

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The textbook definition of menopause is a cessation of menstrual cycles for 12 months however the symptoms associated with menopause can appear many years prior to actual menopause. While menopause and its related symptoms typically appear around the age of 50, early onset of menopause can occur through hysterectomy, ovary removal, chemotherapy, and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). Menopause presents unique challenges as hormone deficiencies in one area can appear as excesses elsewhere. As estrogen levels change prior to and as you enter menopause, hormone balance is key to overall health since estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone work in concert with each other.

 

Declining estrogen levels common to the menopausal years can have dramatic effects since estrogen has over 400 crucial functions in the body including regulating body temperature, helping to prevent Alzheimer’s, preventing muscle damage and maintaining muscles, regulating blood pressure, enhancing energy, and improving mood.  Diminished estrogen can dampen nerve impulses during sex and diminish the arousal response.

How Is

Menopause Treated?

At The Hormone Center, we begin with a comprehensive questionnaire to help us assess your endocrine function. We prescribe thorough saliva and blood testing to get a comprehensive analysis of your sex hormones, as well as thyroid and adrenal hormones. Our providers then utilize these test results to establish a treatment plan to address any dysfunction or imbalance as well as nutritional deficiencies. Our treatment plans consist of a combination of traditional medicine, integrative medicine, high-quality nutraceuticals, and bioidentical hormone replacement therapy through cream, capsules, or pellet therapy.

Middle aged woman looking at The Hormone Center website on her phone, considering treatment for menopause in Pittsburgh.

Interested in our treatment approach for menopause?

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We serve patients In person and via telemedicine

with Secure video consults, on your terms.

We serve patients In person and via telemedicine

with Secure video consults, on your terms.

Have a question about what we do?

 

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(412)-432-7909

Email

info@hormonecenter.net

Address

102 Broadway Street Suite 101 Carnegie, PA 15106