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Many women experience the effects of hormone imbalance as they age, some as early as age 35. No one can accurately predict when, or if these symptoms will occur and the extent to which they may impact the quality of your life. There are key signals that should alert you to the possibility that changes you sense in your body may be related to depleted hormone levels. If you notice loss of libido, general fatigue, unexpected weight gain, forgetfulness, unusual mood swings, or changes in the look or feel of your hair and skin, you are possibly experiencing the unpleasant side effects of peri-menopause or menopause.
Restoring hormonal balance has many positive health benefits as well as helping to control symptoms of menopause. As part of her evaluation, Dr. Scott offers thorough laboratory testing to specifically identify those hormones that need supplementation or proper regulation. She prescribes bioidentical hormones that are produced to exacting standards in qualified professional pharmacies. These products are designed to mirror the hormones produced by the body.
Common Peri-menopausal/Menopausal Symptoms:
Lost Sex Drive
Inability to think clearly
Unexpected Weight Gain
Irritable or Moody
Hair Growth or Hair Loss
Lost Libido/Sex Drive
PMS, Hot Flashes
Skin or Vaginal Dryness
Bioidentical Hormones & Anti-Aging Services
The process of aging causes all individuals, regardless of sex, to experience varied and unique symptoms as their hormone levels change over time. The proper way to address this is through an integrated, personalized, comprehensive and regularly monitored program like the one we offer for Bioidentical Hormone Replacement. Our system incorporates laboratory testing, physician consultation, comprehensive health assessment, medically proven supplements, and professionally compounded Bioidentical Hormones specifically tailored for your individual needs. Subsequent to program implementation we offer customized staff support by phone and e-mail.
Anti-Aging Treatments & Wellness
We want you to remain healthy and maintain the optimum balance of all things necessary to assure that your overall wellness is the best it can possibly be. Our program relies on the knowledge and expertise of our physician, Dr. Leigh Ann Scott. She will use her training and experience to help you make the best decisions regarding diet, exercise, stress management, hormone balance, and medically designed supplements as you work to achieve optimum physical and mental health. Lead the active and productive lifestyle you desire.
We all age. But the effects of aging can be counterbalanced with the right tools and lifestyle changes. With the assistance of bioidentical hormone replacement therapy and proper nutrition, we work with you to sustain a lifestyle of wellness catered to your individual needs. As part of our scientific approach, we perform a comprehensive lab test to assess your current levels. The following might be supplements we might recommend to help you achieve optimal wellness.
Multi vitamin The average diet can be lacking in complete nutrition due to modern food-production techniques, poor food choices, and nutrient-depleting preparation methods. Combine these with the toll of lifestyle stress and oxidizing chemicals found in foods and the environment, it becomes essential to ensure comprehensive foundation nutrition for the body.
Vitamin D While the skin makes vitamin D, many things affect the degree to which its biosynthesis occurs, including time of day, seasons, location, smog/pollution, clothing, shade of skin (darker skin requires more sun), and sunscreen use. Low-cholesterol diets and certain cholesterol therapies can also inhibit adequate vitamin D formation. The role of vitamin D in good health continues to expand as the knowledge of this vitamin’s effects on different body systems grows. Research now suggests that optimal serum levels of vitamin D support normal cell differentiation, cardiovascular health, normal immune function, healthy mood, supports Bone and Dental Health as well as Neurologic and Cognitive Health.
Vitamin B Complex to support adrenal and neurological functions. It features activated forms of vitamins B2, B6, and B12.
CoQ10 Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a fat-soluble substance that plays a major role in energy production and antioxidant protection in the body. It supports Health/Functioning of the Cardiovascular System, as well as the health of the Neuromuscular and Central Nervous Systems.
NiaVasc (Niacin) is one of the most studied and documented nutrients for support of lipid levels already within the normal range, especially high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) levels. Sustained-release niacin, as found in NiaVasc has a lesser flushing effect compared with instant-release niacin.
Omega Fish Oils have been shown to support Cardiovascular Health, joint tissue health, as well as healthy brain and nervous system function. The enteric-coated softgels support compliance and absorption.
Bone Support Bone health is dependent on a constant supply of micronutrients for maintenance and repair. Instead of adopting a single-nutrient, unbalanced approach to supplementation, we utilize an array of complementary, well-researched nutrients in its OSAplex formulas to build and maintain bone over time.
Magnesium, the fourth most abundant mineral in the human body, plays a role in over 300 metabolic processes. It participates in the development and maintenance of bones and teeth; the metabolism of carbohydrates, blood glucose, fats, and proteins; the formation of cells and tissues; and the maintenance of muscle function, including cardiac muscle. Magnesium is a great symptom relief for leg cramps, constipation, and calmness.
Nutritional supplements are offered as an adjunct to dietary and lifestyle modification. We offer therapeutic, high quality nutritional supplements as a service to patients. Technically, vitamins, minerals, trace elements, amino acids, herbs, or homeopathic remedies are not classified as drugs. However, these substance can have a significant effects on physiology and must be used rationally. In this office, we provide nutritional counseling and make individualized recommendations regarding use of these substance in order to upgrade the quality of foods in a patient’s diet and to supply nutrition to support the physiological and biomechanical processes of the human body.
The chief reason we use pharmaceutical grade supplements in the office to ensure quality. You are not guaranteed the same level of quality when you purchase your supplements from the general marketplace. We are not suggesting that such products have no value; however, given the lack of stringent testing requirements for dietary supplements, products quality varies widely.
Gastrointestinal function is important for general health. Balancing beneficial microbial flora in the gut is key in digestion, nutrient usage and ridding the body of waste and pathogens. Keeping the “good” bacteria and “bad” bacteria balanced in your GI tract can rid you of conditions such as:
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Gluten Sensitivity
- Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Arthritis/Joint Pain
- Weight Loss/Gain
- Chronic Fatigue
- Crohn’s Disease
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Headaches/ Migraines
- Acid Reflux/Heartburn
FOOD INTOLERENCE TEST
Many years ago Lucretius stated, “One man’s meat is another man’s poison.” For over 20 years, food tolerance testing have provided healthcare professionals and their patients with a tool for managing a wide variety of conditions linked to the activation of the immune system. These conditions include but are not limited to:
- Digestive Disorders
- Chronic Fatigue
- Aching Joints
- Skin Disorders
Nutritional Testing that offers nutritional recommendations based Metabolic Analysis Profile-provide insight for functional support in the areas of: malabsorption & dysbiosis; cellular energy & mitochondrial metabolism; neurotransmitter metabolism; vitamin deficiencies; and toxin exposure & detoxification need, Amino Acids Analysis-understanding of B vitamin need, and need for support of protein digestion & absorption, Essential & Metabolic Fatty Acids Analysis-overview of the balance of various families of fatty acids in relation to each other: Omega 3, 6 and 9, also provides key ratios for understanding cardiovascular risk, and Oxidative Stress-biomarkers which provide insight into antioxidant reserve available to counter free-radical impact.
BRAIN WELLNESS TEST
There is a wealth of clinical and research evidence which demonstrates that neurotransmitter (brain chemistry) imbalances can cause a wide range of adverse symptoms when they are depleted or out of balance. If you are experiencing any of the following Neurotransmitter Testing may be able to help.
- Mood Issues
- Carbohydrate Cravings
- Disrupted Sleep
- Weight Loss or Gain
- Memory Loss
Many symptoms today result from multiple imbalances in hormones and the chemical messengers of the nervous system. This saliva test will guide us in developing a customized regimen that is designed to address the imbalances in your nervous system.
- Weight Issues
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