With menopause often comes hormone changes that produce unwelcome symptoms. We offer hormone therapy to give you relief and optimize your quality of life.
Menopause is a time in your life that marks the end of menstrual periods. You’ve reached menopause if you haven’t had a period in 12 consecutive months. Perimenopause is the transitional period before menopause, which can cause changes in menstruation and other symptoms. The average age menopause occurs in the United States is 51.
Perimenopause and menopause can cause some of the following symptoms:
These symptoms often result from changes in hormone levels, especially a reduction in estrogen. Menopause can increase your risk of heart disease, osteoporosis, depression, and other chronic conditions.
To find out if hormone problems are causing your symptoms, our team reviews your medical history and symptoms. They will complete a physical examination and use blood tests to evaluate your hormone levels and develop a treatment plan.
The experts at Alabama UROGYN provide a number of options for female hormone replacement therapy, including:
Hormone replacement therapy isn’t right for everyone, as there are risks for some populations. Our team can ensure that the benefits of treatment outweigh any risks and develop the best treatment for your symptoms.
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