Hormone Therapy

Hormone Therapy at Riverside Village Clinic

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Properly balanced hormones are important to your everyday health. Hormones are what control your body’s functions and processes. If they aren’t being produced in the correct amounts, it can affect your day to day life. You can feel sick, run down, and more. Even a small imbalance can have major effects in your entire body. It is important to get your hormone levels routinely checked to make sure your endocrine system is producing the correct amounts. Some symptoms of a hormone imbalance in both men and women are:

  • Fatigue
  • Weight gain
  • Muscle weakness and aches
  • Painful or stiff joints
  • Blurred vision
  • Depression
  • Sudden weight gain or weight loss

There are many conditions that can cause a hormonal imbalance. Some common ones are:

  • Hypo/hyperthyroidism
  • Diabetes
  • Cushing syndrome
  • Tumors
  • Stress
  • Eating disorders
  • Hypogonadism
  • Menopause
  • Pregnancy

 

What is Hormone Therapy?

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Hormone therapy begins by testing your body’s natural hormone levels to get an indication of your baseline health. Hormone levels can be checked by saliva, blood, and urine  testing. If it is discovered that your hormone levels are off, the health care provider will create a custom plan to get your body back to functioning the way it should be. This can be accomplished through a variety of medications and supplements.

 

Riverside Village Clinic

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Riverside Village Clinic offers hormone therapy in Nashville, Tennessee and surrounding areas. Our Hormone Health Program includes an initial blood and saliva test and a full consultation with the provider, who will discuss your lifestyle, history, and symptoms. Part of our mission is helping people understand how an overall healthy and balanced lifestyle affects your hormones.

We use a more natural approach in hormone therapy. We use plant-based medications and hormones that our body naturally produces in order to get your levels back to where they should be. For more information or to talk to a doctor about starting treatment, contact our office to set up an appointment. We look forward to speaking to you!

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