You know that midlife crisis phase that everyone goes on about? It’s the time of most people’s lives when they try make themselves seem younger by pushing the boundaries in one way or another.
While it’s predominant in men, women go through it too, and hormones have a lot to do with it, just like puberty.
Referred to as ‘the change of life’, with females it’s called menopause and happens as oestrogen and progesterone hormones decline. In males, however, it’s called andropause and occurs when testosterone levels start to drop.
Health Renewal explains:
These declines cause a transient rise in stimulating hormones (FSH and TSH) from the brain in order to stabilize the falling hormone levels. After a few years these stimulating hormones fall as well, resulting in a loss of the regular hormonal monthly cycle.
The first signs of menopause in women are unexpected hot flushes, mood changes, depression and anxiety, as well as sleeping problems, body aches and skin problems. Other possible results of hormone deficiency occurring postmenopausal are heart disease, osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s and dementia, among others.
In men, signs include diminished sex drive, reduced muscle bulk and strength, loss of body hair, shrunken testes, height loss, fatigue, memory loss, sleep problems, increased body fat and anemia. No wonder they need a confidence booster.
For a full list of FAQ’s, pop over HERE and educate yourself on what your body goes through during this time.
But you don’t have to suffer. There are treatments available.
The idea is to start at around the age of 45 years, just when your body is beginning to feel the effects of hormone deficiency. Health Renewal offers Reaki Bio-identical Hormone Therapy (BIHRT) that can be used by both men and women.
The treatment replaces hormones naturally found in the body, and, after careful individual assistance, the hormones are perfectly matched with your body’s needs. This is significantly better and safer than self medicating as the side effects of too much / too little of the wrong hormone can be detrimental. Absorbed either by creams or pellets, the process is easy.
During treatment, it’s important that you constantly keep in check with your Health Renewal doctor who will answer all your questions as time passes. Health Renewal are serious about your health and longevity, and their process is only in your best interest:
Sounds easy enough, right? I would rather have that than worry about randomly dealing with a hot flush or unexplainable mood swings.
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