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  • Writer's pictureDr. Lily Phillips

All About Imbalanced Hormones After Menopause



Menopause is a milestone in a woman’s life. She leaves behind her childbearing years and enters a new phase. For many women, the transition is easy, but others experience imbalanced hormones after menopause, which can cause a variety of unpleasant side effects. If you are undergoing menopause and struggling to cope with imbalanced hormones, you might want to explore hormone replacement therapy to help you feel better.


Board-certified physician Dr. Lily Phillips serves patients near Temecula, CA, Menifee, CA and Lake Elsinore, CA at Ageless Grace. She and her team of medical professionals regularly assist pre-and post-menopausal women with imbalanced hormones. Dr. Phillips offers BioTE® hormone replacement therapy, which is an innovative procedure for menopausal women.


Do you suffer from imbalanced hormones after menopause?


Should you undergo hormone replacement therapy using BioTE hormone replacement therapy? You’ll want to determine if the treatment is right for your unique needs. Ideally, you should schedule an appointment with Dr. Phillips at Ageless Grace in Murrieta, CA. She and her team will listen to our concerns and goals while evaluating your medical history to determine if hormone replacement therapy can help with imbalanced hormones after menopause.

Hormone replacement therapy for women after menopause is ideal if you meet the following criteria.

  • Decreased sexual libido

  • Lack of mental clarity

  • Reduced energy levels

  • Lower muscle mass

  • Increased weight gain

  • Vaginal dryness

  • Hot flashes

  • Night sweats


How soon does it take hormone therapy to work?


Following hormone replacement therapy for menopause, you might not experience the benefits right away. Instead, it can take from 3 – 4 months before you notice a difference. When you meet with Dr. Phillips and her team of medical experts, they will ask you various questions, perform a full physical and then customize your unique treatment plan. Dr. Phillips and her team will also go over how frequently you'll need to undergo hormone replacement therapy. Every patient's plan is different.

Hormone replacement therapy is safe for most patients and effective. However, if you have a medical history of stroke, cancers, or blood clots, you might not be an ideal candidate for hormonal replacement therapy. Our team at Ageless Grace will evaluate your medical history to decide if hormone replacement therapy is the right treatment choice.


What are the benefits of hormone replacement therapy?


Hormone replacement therapy can restore your hormonal balance so you feel better. You can have renewed energy, greater mental focus, restored sex drive, weight loss, better sleep, smoother skin, and a younger appearance.


What are the side effects of hormone replacement therapy?


Any treatment can have side effects, and hormone replacement is no different. It takes time for your body to adjust to the hormones. During the adjustment phase, you might experience the following:

  • Fatigue

  • Headaches

  • Mood swings

  • Weight gain

  • Increased facial hair

  • Acne

Usually, most side effects are temporary. However, if you have concerns, you should discuss them with Dr. Phillips and her team at Ageless Grace.


Schedule a consultation today


If you suffer from imbalanced hormones after menopause, we encourage you to schedule a consultation with Dr. Lily Phillips and her staff at Ageless Grace. The office is located in Murrieta, CA, and we treat patients near Temecula, CA, Menifee, CA, and Lake Elsinore, CA. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.

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