Carolyn Zaumeyer

What Are Bio-Identical Hormones?

Carolyn Zaumeyer

Nurse Practitioner

LowTE Florida

4540 N. Federal Highway

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308



One of the most common questions I am asked is “What are Bio-Identical Hormones?” Bio-Identical Hormones are derived from plants (Bio) and have the identical molecular structure (identical form) as the hormones we naturally produce in our bodies. Bio-Identical Hormones work in synchronicity with one another, which is why we must address multiple hormones to achieve optimal hormonal balance. When we restore hormone balance with Bio-Identical Hormones we are basically, replacing the hormones we are no longer producing. As we age, our hormone production decreases. Women can start producing less hormones in their twenties and men in their thirties.

Despite efforts to discredit Bio-Identical Hormones, the scientific research keeps getting better and better, proving not only the quality-of-life benefits but the health benefits of maintaining optimized hormonal lowteflorida.com balance.

So why take Bio- Identical Hormones? Because they allow your body to feel and function as it did maybe 10-15 years ago. Restoring your youthful hormone balance is paramount to feeling and looking your best – no matter our age. Some symptoms of decreased hormone levels include: Difficulty sleeping at night, lack of energy, loss of mental focus and memory, feeling moody, anxious, depressed. Many people notice weight gain, decreased muscle strength, joint pain and reduced sexual desire and performance.

What are some of the health benefits of taking Bio-Identical Hormones? Research has shown that optimizing your hormones with Bio-Identical Hormone pellet therapy is protective to the heart, bones, breasts, brain and relationships! Bio-Identical Hormones have been shown to have positive effects on overall health and well-being. Many patients have said statements like “I have a better sense of well-being”, “this therapy is life changing!” and “I finally feel normal”.

At LowTE Florida® we provide individualized treatment based on your biochemistry and your medical history – grounded in science, not guesswork.

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