Do you suspect you may be suffering from a hormonal imbalance? If something doesn’t feel “right” in your body, we are here to listen and help you discover the underlying cause. Achieve optimal hormonal balance for your unique body with Pure Body Health!
Functional Hormone Health in Tempe, AZ
As we age, our hormones shift to support our individual needs. But even if you have been told that your hormones are “normal,” they may not be optimal for you. Imbalances in your hormones may be responsible for a number of unwanted health challenges, including:
- Weight gain
- Low libido
- Mood disorders
- Menstrual issues
- And much more
Hormones are a key component in regulating our body’s health and function. They are meant to balance one another and rely on feedback to support our health. This is why we focus on evaluating and balancing several key hormone types that affect how your body functions—not just one.
At Pure Body Health, we complete a thorough assessment and lab review to assess and correct your hormonal imbalances, restoring your optimal health. We consider many underlying factors that can influence hormone levels, including nutrition, micronutrient imbalances, lifestyle changes, and chronic disease. We also evaluate adrenal, thyroid, and both male and female hormones to create a full picture of your hormonal health.
We use a variety of methods to address your hormonal imbalances, including:
- Functional medicine: using your diet to support optimal hormone function
- Herbal and natural supplements: supporting your own body’s production and balance
- Bioidentical hormones: using a synergistic approach to safely and naturally mimic your body’s own hormonal response
Hormone imbalances can affect women of any age, at any stage of their lives. They may be responsible for irregular, painful, or heavy periods, or challenges related to menopause, such as hot flashes, brain fog, and headaches. They can even be the reason for problems with intimacy, such as dryness, pain with intimacy, or chronic UTIs and infections.
You deserve a path forward through these uncomfortable challenges—your symptoms are not just “part of being a woman.” With a full picture of your hormone health, we can address issues such as:
- Menstrual concerns
- Fertility optimization
- Intimacy or vaginal issues
As men age, hormone levels naturally begin to decline. Andropause, sometimes referred to as male menopause, describes these age-related changes in male hormone levels. Andropause can be associated with decreased testosterone response; however, when providers only target testosterone levels, they are only targeting one aspect of the larger issue.
In fact, excess estrogen can cause just as many problems as low testosterone—and focusing on testosterone alone may not fix frustrating erectile or libido challenges. Our goal is to use comprehensive evaluations, including adrenal and thyroid testing, to help you address issues such as:
- Poor stamina
- Sluggish metabolism
- Poor stress tolerance
- Erectile concerns
- Chronic pain
Frequently Asked Questions
The systems within our bodies are all in communication with one another, including the 50+ hormones that work as chemical messengers to control or regulate our biological processes. These hormones are vital for our daily bodily functions, mood, reproduction, movement, and so much more. They fluctuate in response to our age, environment, and lifestyle—and an imbalance can lead to suboptimal function in a wide range of ways.
Hormone imbalance can present in many different ways, the most common being fatigue. Other symptoms of hormone balance include:
Bone density issues
Poor healing response
Inability to maintain muscle tone
Poor nutrient absorption
Mood disorders, such as anxiety and depression
Poor stress response
Everyone experiences treatment differently, and everyone receives a personalized approach. We may recommend a combination of lifestyle changes, supplements, and bioidentical hormones to achieve optimal and sustainable results.
Hormonal healing takes time as your body adjusts and cycles, therefore it may take anywhere from 3 to 6 months to experience relief from the most uncomfortable symptoms. Remember, the goal is not a quick, temporary fix but optimized health and wellness that will last!