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How long does it take to see results from BHRT?

Written by Dr. Adam Patel - Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy Expert - February 24, 2023

How Long Does it Take to See Results from BHRT?

Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) is a popular alternative treatment for people who want to address the symptoms of hormonal imbalances including fatigue, anxiety, and weight gain. One of the common questions asked by people interested in BHRT is: how long does it take to see results?

The answer will depend on several factors, including the patient's age, the severity of symptoms, and any underlying health conditions. Generally speaking, many patients will begin to notice an improvement in their overall wellbeing within a few weeks of starting a BHRT program. However, some individuals may require more time for the hormones to reach their optimal levels before feeling the full effects.

Generally speaking, younger individuals tend to show results at a faster rate than older adults because certain hormones decrease with age. Additionally, those with fewer or milder symptoms may experience more rapid benefits from BHRT than those with more severe symptoms. Furthermore, if there are any underlying conditions that could be exacerbating the hormonal imbalance such as nutritional deficiencies or chronic inflammation can slow down progress considerably.

Symptoms That Can Show Quickly

  • Mood swings - Many people experience an improvement in mood within 8-12 weeks of starting Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT).
  • Sleep - Improved sleep quality can be experienced almost immediately as hormones regulating sleep cycles become balanced.
  • Libido - Balancing sex hormones and neurotransmitters can result in improved libido and sexual satisfaction quickly since these systems respond well and quickly to treatment.

Longer-Term Benefits

It usually takes 3-6 months for deeper benefits from BHRT to become evident; however each person's response time will depend on multiple factors. Here's what you might expect to improve over time:

  • Weight loss - As metabolism increases more calories are burnt leading to gradual weight loss over time.
  • Increased energy levels - As hormone levels normalize and balance out so does energy throughout the day . This also facilitates better exercise performance allowing for improved physical strength and endurance overtime .
  • Memory – Chronic stress associated with elevated cortisol can cause memory problems which often drastically improve as Hormone Replacement Therapy helps regulate cortisol levels in your body .

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At BHRT Pro Center we specialize in all aspects of Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy including diagnosis , personalized treatment planning , and ongoing analysis & adjustment . We strive to provide our clients with safe , effective , compassionate care while restoring balance& wellness . Our team of healthcare professionals take great pride in providing individualized care tailored specifically towards you . Contact us today for a consultation !

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