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Hormone Replacement Therapy for Vaginal Dryness in Cambridge, OH

Hormone Replacement Therapy for Vaginal Dryness in Cambridge, OH

What Causes Vaginal Dryness?

Vaginal dryness is a condition most women suffer from at some point in life. Insufficient vaginal lubrication, at its core, is caused by a fluctuation of certain hormones, namely estrogen (oestrogen) and progesterone. These fluctuations may be caused by a number of factors, including:

  • Breastfeeding
  • Menopause / Perimenopause
  • Smoking (from nicotine)
  • Childbirth
  • Certain cancer treatments

Hormonal imbalance is a fairly common problem amongst women, particularly during menopause. Fortunately, treatments exist which may correct this imbalance and provide effective symptom relief.

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) for Vaginal Dryness

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is a treatment focused on correcting hormonal imbalance. Hormone levels are first tested before a custom dosage of hormones are compounded (blended to your unique needs). The hormones are typically delivered via injection, pills, patches, creams, or gels. While traditional HRT has been shown to be effective in treating vaginal dryness, its symptoms are worrying.

The hormones used in HRT are synthetic, meaning that they do not perfectly imitate the bodies naturally produced hormones. Because of this, a large portion of the hormones administered go unused, decreasing the effectiveness of the treatment. The unused synthetic hormones have been shown to increase the risk of heart attacks as well as many forms of cancer. In recent years, however, a safer and more effective alternative has been gaining popularity.

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy

The Future of Hormone Therapy

While vaginal dryness may be treated with traditional HRT, bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) has been gaining popularity for its comparative safety and effectiveness. Bioidentical hormones are designed to chemically match hormones naturally produced by the body. Because of this, almost all the hormones administered in the treatment are used with few left behind to potentially cause bodily harm.

Its efficient use of hormones is, in part, what makes BHRT a significantly more effective option for treating vaginal dryness. Many women have found relief from vaginal dryness using BHRT. The time for action is now. Request more information about BHRT for vaginal dryness today. Call (740) 439-3515 or contact Medical Associates of Cambridge, Inc. online.

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1515 Maple Drive
Cambridge, OH 43725
(740) 439-3515
www.medicalassociatescare.com

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Tue: 07:00AM - 06:00PM
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