Bio-Identical Hormone Balancing with BioTE Pellet:
- Is one of the options for Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy
- Is for BOTH Men & Women
- Pellet therapy has been in use since the 1930’s
- Pellet therapy is very convenient
- Patients on Pellets do better when compared to other HRT in many areas such as: relief of fatigue, menopausal symptoms, maintenance of bone density, restoration of sleep patterns, improvement in sex drive, libido, sexual response and performance, muscle development, skin & hair issues, treating severe PMS, post-partum depression, menstrual or migraine headaches, lowering cholesterol, help with control of Diabetes, Vaginal dryness, Memory & Concentration, Increase energy, relieve depression, increase sense of wellbeing, relieve anxiety and sleeping disorders.
- Pellets may be used to treat hormone deficiencies caused by birth control pill
- Pellets do not increase the risk of blood clots like synthetic HRT therapy
- A high success rate is seen in patients who did not get relief from traditional HRT.
- Improves chronic immunological and psychological disease states such as Crohn’s, IBS, RA, MS, Thyroid conditions, Anxiety, Depression, etc.
- Helps with better Aging overall…
Part of the reason you have not heard of Pellets is because Pellets are not big profit area for “Big Pharma” because they are not patented or marketed in the United States. Here in the USA, mainly small neighborhood Compounding Pharmacies make pellets.
Another reason is that many traditional doctors who have not been trained believe if it is not an FDA approved drug, then it might be dangerous.
Yes. Note however that most of the research studies on pellets is out of Europe (England, Australia, Germany and the Netherlands) because their pharmaceutical companies produce pellets and they have been using it since the 1930’s. See section on “Studies” below to read some of them.
Pellets consist of natural Bio-identical Estradiol or Testosterone or Testosterone/Arimidex compressed to a size slightly larger than a grain of rice.
The implant procedure is simple and painless.
Average is 4-6 months. But, high stress causes need for earlier placement in some.
It depends on your blood work result. Other hormones and/or Supplements may also be needed based on your blood work.
Hormonal problems can start at any age. We go based on symptoms & blood work. No one is too old or too young.
- Women: Blood test, Mammogram or Thermogram, Breast Exam, Pap smear.
- Men: Blood test, prostate check. PSA test every 6-12 months.
- Hormone levels will then be done prior to each pellet insertion.
- Initial Consultation Fee
- Office visit fee for lab review.
- Initial Blood work (can be billed to your insurance)
- Pellet insertion Fee (Men need more pellets than women, so its slightly higher)
- Supplements Fee
- Most insurance companies do not recognize and will not pay for this therapy; but feel free to submit your receipt for possible reimbursement. They are more likely to pay for men’s pellets than women’s. (talk about gender bias!)
- Insurance companies generally cover the blood tests for women and men.
- Testosterone and the Aging Male. To Treat or not to Treat? http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20153946
- Beneficial effects of testosterone therapy in women http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21177051
- Low testosterone levels in breast cancer patients http://www.medpagetoday.com/HematologyOncology/BreastCancer/41616
- Testosterone-Anastrozole in breast Cancer Survivors http://www.medpagetoday.com/MeetingCoverage/ASCOBreast/22547
- Safety of Maternal Testosterone Therapy During Breastfeeding http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23966521
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