BHRT treatment plans and prescriptions are not typically covered by your insurance. These Cash based treatments.
Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) is a type of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) that uses hormones that are identical to those produced by the body. BHRT can be used to treat symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, and mood swings. It can also be used to treat other conditions, such as osteoporosis and low libido.
There are two main types of BHRT: compounded BHRT and FDA-approved BHRT. We use local compounding pharmacies to customize your BHRT prescription. Compounded BHRT is made by a compounding pharmacy, which mixes the hormones to the specific needs of the individual patient. FDA-approved BHRT is made by pharmaceutical companies and has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which cannot be customized based on a patient's individual needs.
The treatment for BHRT depends on the individual's needs and preferences. The doctor will consider factors such as the patient's age, menopausal symptoms, and overall health when determining the best treatment plan.
The most common way to take BHRT is through oral tablets or capsules, troches, patches, gels, creams, or injections.The doctor will help the patient choose the best delivery method for them.
BHRT is generally safe for most women. However, it is important to talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of BHRT before starting treatment. Some of the potential risks of BHRT include:
The risks of BHRT are generally low, but they are important to be aware of. If you are considering BHRT, talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits so that you can make an informed decision.