Hormone testing is one of the exciting cornerstones of healthy aging. Our hormones are proteins that direct and control our cellular functions. To little or too much hormone upsets your normal body’s balance. When we are young our hormones are in good supply. As we age, starting in our 30’s, hormone levels start decreasing in our bodies.
Hormone Testing is indicated when you have one or several complaints of hormone imbalance including no motivation, hot flashes, night sweats, depression, mental fog, memory loss, traumatic brain injury, low sex drive, irregular periods, breast tenderness, increased wrinkling, mood swings, anxiety, loss or interrupted sleep, fatigue and loss of energy, weight gain around the waist and inability to lose weight.
Hormone Testing provides a major advantage in personalized medicine. We measure active hormone levels so we may know what hormone amounts are bioavailable to your cells. It allows us to form a bioavailable hormonal health picture of you that Includes a ( 4 ) sample adrenal cortisol stress curve over your 16 hour day. By measuring your hormone levels there is No guessing or wondering if a nutraceutical or nutritional product will be of benefit to you. Being proactive with periodic hormone testing and then replacing those lost levels with hormones that have the same chemical structure is an important key in optimal aging. Hormone testing is also important for those patients that are treating chronic illnesses as they can be of great benefit in rebuilding their health, energy and enjoyment of life.
Monitoring your individual response on a periodic basis allows fine tuning of your hormone levels that helps to ensure your optimal utilization. Being proactive with periodic hormone testing and then replacing those lost levels with hormones that have the same chemical structure is an important key in healthy aging, treating chronic illness and rebuilding health.