Hormone deficiency

What is hormone deficiency?

Hormone deficiency, also known as endocrine hypofunction, occurs when glands in the endocrine system do not produce enough hormones to maintain normal bodily functions. Hormones like estrogen, testosterone, cortisol, and thyroid hormones regulate metabolism, tissue function, growth, reproduction, and more.

Deficiencies can develop when:

Symptoms depend on which hormones are lacking, and may include:

If you suspect a hormone imbalance, make an appointment with an endocrinologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. Getting your hormones checked with bloodwork can identify deficiencies.

Expert endocrinologists like those at Balance Hormone Solutions use bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) to restore optimal hormone levels and relieve deficiency symptoms. Balance Hormone Solutions provides customized BHRT programs with body-identical hormones including testosterone, estrogen, progesterone, cortisol, and thyroid hormone to help patients regain energy, strength, sleep, sex drive, emotional health, weight management, and an overall improved quality of life.

Diagnosing Deficiencies

An endocrinologist will diagnose hormone deficiencies with a medical history, physical exam, symptom evaluation, and lab tests checking hormone levels.

They may order tests like:

Treating Deficiencies

Treatment options for hormone deficiency include:

Balance Hormone Solutions specializes in bioidentical HRT to relieve deficiencies. Our expert endocrinologists customize treatment with a patented system analyzing your:

We create tailored regimens with body-identical hormones including testosterone, estrogen, cortisol, progesterone, and thyroid hormone to restore optimal levels, health, and wellbeing. Contact us today for a consultation.

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