Different Types Of Hormone Replacement Therapy

Many times in a life, women are left at the mercy of their hormone levels. Hormonal play a big role throughout your life. From puberty to menopause, the hormone level in the body keeps changing, causing a whole lot of chemical changes in the body.

In early days, women have to live with it. But nowadays, science has grown in every sphere of life. With the advent of hormone replacement therapy (HRT), these hormonal issues are addressed in a very sophisticated manner.

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So, the discussion going all over is -“Is it safe or not?” Yes, it is safe. In some case, where hormonal imbalance treatment is started without consultation, there can be a little complication. But HRT has shown satisfactory result and is getting more popular all over the world these days.   

Different types of hormone replacement therapy available are:

Estrogen therapy

The production of estrogen hormone decreases during menopause. Estrogen replacement therapy is most commonly used because the imbalance of this hormone leads to vaginal dryness, hot flashes, discomfort with intercourse, anxiety and bone weakening. Estrogen supplementation has the capability to fix all of these health problems.

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Progesterone therapy

Estrogen supplementation also affects the lining of the uterus. Progesterone is often used alongside with the estrogen to allow it work properly on other parts of the body. Progesterone is also used to treat heavy or irregular periods.

Combined therapy

After consultation with your hormone specialist, you can also take both the hormones together to get the maximum benefit.

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DHEA

This hormone boosts the production of the white blood cells in the body which in turn strengthens the immunity system of the body. Strong immunity system helps your body to fight against heart disease, viral disease, fever, skin disease and many other diseases.     

Hormones control the working of the body and the adequate level of the hormone is required for the smooth operation of your body. You can click here to know more about benefits of different types of HRT.