What Is Hormone Pellet Therapy and How Can It Change Your Life?

Can Hormone Pellet Therapy Change Your Life Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Dr. David Nazarian
  • September 7, 2021
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Are you having an emotional swing, irritability, or hot flush? It’s the hormonal imbalance in the body you should blame. Natural imbalance, low production, or menopause symptoms – hormonal imbalance can affect your body severely. However, hormone replacement therapy, aka HRT, is your answer to restore yourself.

Now, what is hormone pellet therapy? It’s the newcomers in the HRT field. As it is the most natural way to replace hormone levels, pellet therapy is becoming popular among men and women.

With the safest way, you can rediscover and feel yourself.

What Is Hormone Pellet Therapy?

Hormone pellet therapy is a natural bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. The pellets bear natural hormones that are extracted from plants. In form and structure, they are identical to the hormones in your body.

The size of pellets is small – about the size of a grain of rice or a Tic Tac. Usually, these pellets are implanted under your skin. The pellets release a consistent level of replacement hormone in your body to maintain the natural balance of hormones.

Pellet therapy has been functional since the 1930s and has proved as one safe way to replace the body’s natural hormones. 

It usually treats the effects of age-related hormonal drops and signs and symptoms of menopause and early menopause. This method is safe, simple, and convenient. For this, people prefer it more these days.

How Pellet Therapy Different From Other Therapies

As you age, the production of hormones declines in your body. HRT helps us avoid the adverse effects of hormonal imbalance.

However, why pellet therapy?

Other replacement therapies produce a high level of synthetic hormones at once that drops off quickly later. Hence, patients experience a roller coaster ride of extreme mood and energy fluctuation.

Moreover, the other methods – pills, cream, or injection – are inconvenient and sometimes ineffective. The weekly injection is hurting, daily cream is messy, and pills induce mood swings.

On the other hand, pellet therapy uses biologically identical, non-synthetic testosterone and estradiol. It is safe for your body. Moreover, it dissolves itself and offers an excellent delivery method to maintain the hormonal balance.

The irregular hormonal flow helps you avoid many disadvantages and side effects of other replacement therapies.

Signs And Symptoms Of Age-related Hormone Decline

The hormone production naturally declines as we grow old. Therefore, you face several symptoms of hormonal deficiency. Though men and women face specific gender-related signs of hormonal deficiency, decline hormones generally cause the following.

  • Lowered libido
  • Reduced sexual satisfaction
  • Reduced muscle mass
  • Poor performance
  • Cognitive decline
  • Depression
  • The danger of Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Increased risk of osteoporosis
  • Excess fatigue
  • Irritability

However, hormone pellet therapy can restore the declining hormone and make you feel Yourself again.

What Are the Benefits of Hormone Pellets Therapy

Hormone pellet therapy serves numerous beneficial effects on your body. It not only changes your lifestyle but also fights against several diseases. It helps prevent several severe diseases like breast cancer, dementia, osteoporosis, and heart disease.

The most significant side of pellet therapy is: it’s a safe procedure. Several studies show that it’s the safest since the hormones are from a natural source.

Some benefits of pellet therapy include:

  • Improved mood and emotion control
  • Increased energy and stamina
  • Decreasing migraines and menstrual headaches
  • Relieves anxiety and depression
  • Improved memory, cognition, and concentration
  • Improved libido and better sexual performance
  • Reduce vaginal dryness
  • Improved muscle strength and bone density
  • Decreased fat
  • Prevention of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and numerous other diseases

Hormone Pellet Therapy For Menopause

Menopause is a natural biological process that signals the end of a woman’s menstrual cycle. Women usually meet menopause between the age of forty-five to fifty-five. However, it can occur early too.

Menopause causes several physical changes, including hormonal drops in a woman’s body. The hormone declining causes many adverse effects that include:

  • Hot flashes
  • Night sweats
  • Insomnia
  • Dryness in vagina
  • Weak sex drive
  • Unsuccessful orgasm 
  • Aches and pains in joints
  • Mood swing
  • Depression
  • Fatigue

Women face many positive results undergoing hormone pellet therapy for menopause. They could sleep well, have improved sex drive and orgasm, and are more energized.

Pellet Therapy Procedure

What is hormone pellet therapy, and how is it done? Pellet therapy is an in-office procedure of natural pellet hormone implantation that requires minor surgery. The physician usually applies local numbing or anesthetic before the surgery.

It is a painless or a minimal-pain surgery. The doctor will make only a tiny cut in the upper hip area. After the cut, the physician inserts a pellet into your body. The pellet is small, a little larger than a grain of rice. You don’t need any stitches after the insertion. The doctors use tape to seal the wound. The cut heals eventually.

It is normal to have slight redness, bruise, or swell in the insertion area for 3-4 days and tenderness for 3 -14 days. Usually, after two weeks, you can start experiencing improvement in yourself.

The minor complications you may face during the insertion are bleeding, bruising, skin discoloration, infection, and possible pellet extrusion. After the insertion, the pellets last between 3 – 5 months in women and 5-6 months in men in general.

Dr. David Nazarian and his team of experts of Hormone Replacement Therapy in Los Angeles are specialized in pellet hormone therapy. They will happily help you to feel like yourself again.

Pros And Cons Of Hormone Pellets Therapy

Before you start any medication, you should know the pros and cons of that specific therapy. It will help you to make the right decision about your health and living.

Pros And Cons Of Hormone Pellets Therapy - Hormone Replacement Therapy

Pros of Pellet Therapy

Though new in the HRT family, pellet therapy is famous for several reasons.

  • Continuous delivery of hormones. Unlike pills and cream, pellets don’t create rollercoaster effects in you. Instead, they ensure a stable, consistent flow of hormones 24/7.
  • Easy to use. Taking pills and applying the cream is easily forgettable. However, with an implanted pellet, there is nothing to forget. Moreover, you don’t have to take it every day as one pellet lasts 3-4 months.
  • No negative impact. Pellets bypass the liver. So, they don’t negatively impact clotting factors, blood pressure, cloistral, glucose, or liver function.
  • Tremendous Success Rate. The use of non-synthetic testosterone and estradiol and a steady, effective hormone release make this therapy a considerable success.

Cons of Pellet Therapy

Hormone pellet therapy is indeed a breakthrough. However, it’s not devoid of a few downsides.

  • Surgery is required. Though a minor one, pellet implantation involves surgery. So, you need to consider scheduling, preparation, and precaution before your therapy.
  • Insufficient Customization. Pellet therapy ensures a steady flow of hormones. So, you can not customize the dose according to your level – low or high.

However, if you need a high dose, your doctor may implant two or more pellets in your body.

Hormone Pellet Therapy Side Effects

What is hormone pellet therapy? It’s an all-natural bio-identical hormone pellet implantation in your body to have regular hormonal flow.

However, there are few side effects that you may face after the first dose. These are

  • Blurred vision
  • Weight gain
  • Fatigue
  • Pain
  • Increased facial hair (women)
  • Headaches
  • Aggressiveness
  • Breast tenderness
  • Spotting
  • Cramping
  • Bloating
  • Mood swings
  • Scar tissue

Bioidentical Hormone Pellet Therapy In Los Angeles, California

With age, your body experiences many changes. Significantly, age-related hormonal issues or menopause can affect your life severely. Call for an appointment in the Hormone Replacement Therapy, Los Angeles, to have an improved life to solve these issues with pellet therapy.

Dr. David Nazarian is a trusted doctor who specializes in hormone replacement therapy. He and his expert team will provide excellent assistance to get back to yourself to live life fully. In their sincere and skillful hands, you are always safe and satisfied.

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Dr. David Nazarian

Dr. Nazarian is board certified in Internal Medicine and practices integrative medicine in the heart of Beverly Hills. In his career he has worked in the Emergency Department as well as in the hospital setting as a hospitalist. He has extensive medical training in hormone replacement therapy.

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