Bio-identical Hormone Replacement In Albuquerque, NM
Reform ABQ is a Biote Certified clinic in Albuquerque, NM. We offer testosterone, anastrozole, and estradiol pellets in a variety of doses.
The Biote Method centers around the idea of personalized, precision care. The way your body works, the symptoms you experience, and how your body responds to bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) are all unique – your Biote Certified Provider in Albuquerque, NM will develop an individualized treatment plan for you based on your body’s specific needs.
Pellets For Women
Compared to conventional hormone replacement therapy, pellets have been shown to be effective for relief of peri-menopausal and menopausal symptoms such as, hot flashes, fatigue, maintenance of bone density, restoration of sleep patterns, libido, vaginal dryness, mental clarity, irritability and so much more.
Pellets For Men
Pellet Therapy is ideal for men wanting the benefits of hormone replacement, without the drawbacks of injectable or topical forms of testosterone. Many studies show optimizing testosterone levels in men has preventative effects for many disease states such as, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease, etc. Moreover, by restoring testosterone levels there can be a significant improvement in libido, fatigue, irritability, sleep quality, and lean muscle mass.
The Answers You Need
Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) is a method of restoring the balance of your hormones and aiming to relieve symptoms, using compounded hormones that are identical in structure to those your body naturally produces. That way, your body recognizes and uses these replacement hormones in exactly the same way it would hormones it produces naturally.
What is Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy?
Hormone pellets are small, cylindrical pellets that contain hormones such as testosterone or estrogen.
What are pellets?
BHRT pellets are typically inserted into the upper buttocks area. Once inserted the pellets will release a consistent dose of hormones into the body over a period of several months.
How do hormone pellets work?
Pellets last three to six months depending on gender, weight, absorption rates, and the amount of deficiency within the patient at the time of insertion. Pellets are reinserted between two to four times per year to help keep hormones optimized and balanced and may take up to two insertions before feeling the full benefits.
How long do BHRT pellets last?
BHRT with the use of pellets is generally considered safe for most people, however a full health history needs to be completed to ensure there are no contraindications.
Are hormone pellets safe?
Pellet insertions are a relatively fast procedure. During an in-office visit, patients are brought into the exam room, and the insertion site is numbed. The most common site of insertion is the upper buttocks or lower abdomen. A small incision is then made for pellet insertion. Once the pellet is inserted, the insertion site is covered with a small bandage
How are pellets inserted?
Traditional health insurance plans will cover the cost of various forms of estrogen, testosterone, and progesterone in certain circumstances. Still, Reform ABQ will not bill insurance plans for the Biote procedure. However, primary care patients can bill insurance for routine follow-up appointments.
Are pellets covered by insurance?
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