Practitioner: Tara Clapp, ND
BioIdentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
St. Catharines Ontario Bioidentical Hormones Specialist, Tara Clapp, N.D. at Integrated Health Care specializes in helping women to overcome the side effects of age related syndromes, such as menopause. By supplementing deficient hormones and correcting imbalances, countless patients have been able to gracefully transition through the different physiological phases of aging. Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy has helped women in the St. Catharines, Ontario areas to completely avoid or reduce the uncomfortable physical and mental changes related to perimenopause and menopause.
Many women assume that the hot flashes, mood swings, and weight gain they experience as they approach middle age are normal signs of pending menopause that they just have to accept. If that is something you believe, Tara Clapp, N.D. at Integrated Health Care has good news for you. While it’s true that these are typical menopause symptoms, they could also be related to a general hormone imbalance that is easy to correct.
Are You Dealing with a Hormone Imbalance?There are six primary hormones in a woman’s body that work together to support reproductive health, stabilize mood, provide energy, and several other essential functions. These hormones include cortisol, estrogen, pregnenolone, progesterone, testosterone, and thyroid. As you get older, your body naturally begins to slow the production of some of these hormones, while other’s cease to be made at all. The effects of hormone imbalance in women range from feeling mildly uncomfortable to being totally disabled by the symptoms. Most women fall somewhere in between. If you are in your mid 30s to early 50s, you probably recognize several of the following symptoms associated with hormonal imbalance: