Bio-Identical Natural Hormones have the same chemical structure as hormones that are made by the human body. Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy involves the use of bio-identical plant derived hormones. These hormones that occur naturally in the body cannot be patented and manufacturers lack the financial incentive to commercially market these substances.While more and more U.S. physicians are becoming aware of these Bio-Identical Natural Hormones, they have been prescribed by European doctors for many years.As women age and enter menopause, Hormone related symptoms or problems that occur include: Hot Flashes Low Libido Vaginal Dryness/ Thinning Weight Gain Sleep Disturbance Irritability Moodiness Poor Concentration/Memory Lapses Endometriosis Painful Intercourse Depression OsteoporosisEtc. At LOYOLA PHARMACY, we can compound BIO-IDENTICAL PLANT DERIVED HORMONES as an option for women who need Hormone Replacement Therapy. Plant derived Bio Identical Hormones are biologically identical to the hormones that a women’s body produced when she was younger a women’s body can regain it’s natural balance. Some examples of plant derived Bio Identical Hormones include: Progesterone Estriol Estradiol Estrone Testosterone DHEA Pregnenolone Etc. The value of Hormone Replacement Therapy is that it can be adapted to fit your own individual hormone levels. You are your own unique individual. Why not have your own individualized hormone replacement therapy customized to meet your individual needs?Our Compounding Pharmacists work very closely with physicians so that a woman can start and maintain a Bio Identical Hormone regimen that closely mimics what her body has been doing naturally for years.Every Woman is Unique: Because no two women are alike, Bio Identical Hormones can be made in a variety of strengths and combinations of hormones including:Estriol, Estradiol, Bi-estrogens (estriol, estradiol), Tri-estrogens (estriol, estradiol, estrone), progesterone, testosterone, DHEA, and combinations of pregnenolone. The following are the various forms we compound the hormones in:Oil Based Capsule Prescribed for oral use. Also may be prescribed for vaginal or sublingual use. Cream Prescribed for topical or vaginal use. Alcohol Gel Prescribed for topical use. Non-Alcohol Gel Prescribed for topical or vaginal use. Lozenge Prescribed for sublingual use. Drop Prescribed for sublingual, topical, or vaginal use. Suppository Prescribed for vaginal or rectal use. Suspension Prescribed for rectal use. All Compounded Bio Identical HRT is customized in the strengths and dosage forms that are unique to your INDIVIDUAL NEEDS, and with a choice of over 100 flavors, we can make just about any medication taste better. Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy offers many significant advantages over conventional therapy. A woman should discuss these newly available alternatives with her physician, and ask important questions in order to decide which therapy might be most beneficial in meeting her unique needs. Libido: Our trained skilled and compassionate compounding pharmacists can also help women with Libido issues. We can discuss the options available that can increase sexual desire, orgasmic climax, and naturally replenish vaginal moisture to make sexual activity truly enjoyable again. LOYOLA COMPOUNDING specializes in meeting specific needs… the importance of individualized therapy and the Physician-Pharmacist-Patient Relationship in providing optimal hormone replacement therapy can not be overemphasized. Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy is only one component of a total wellness program, which should also include proper nutrition and exercise. We will work together with patient and physician to develop a customized therapy plan that is best for each woman. All patients are counseled regarding the appropriate use of each medication, potential side effects, and signs that a dosage modification may be necessary.Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy is Our Specialty Female In-home health screen saliva tests are available for checking hormone levels.
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