Estrogen Replacement Therapy

Estrogen Hormone Replacement Therapy

Your initial Estrogen Replacement Therapy consultation with the Board Certified Doctor, Due Decotiis, MD will be a professional and thorough. The NYC Estrogen Hormone Replacements Therapy Specialist, will take personal look at your overall health and will provide specific options to improve your quality of life with Estrogen Replacement Therapy.

When your estrogen hormones are in balance, you know it. You look great, feel great, have plenty of energy and sleep well. Your immune system and digestive systems are functioning “normally”. When you estrogen hormone’s are not in balance you know it. That is why you found this website.

You may be a candidate for Estrogen Replacement Therapy at the NYC Doctor’s Hormone Replacement Therapy practice if you have a few of the following Estrogen Hormone deficiency symptoms:

  • Allergy symptoms
  • Auto-immune disorders
  • Breast cancer
  • Breast tenderness
  • Cervical dysplasia
  • Cold hands and feet as a symptom of thyroid dysfunction
  • Decreased sex drive
  • Depression with anxiety or agitation
  • Dry eyes
  • Early onset of menstruation
  • Endometrial cancer
  • Fat gain -especially around the abdomen, hips and thighs
  • Fibrocystic breasts
  • Foggy thinking
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Hair loss (including pubic)
  • Headaches
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Increased blood clotting
  • Infertility
  • Irregular menstrual cycles
  • Irritability (constant)
  • Insomnia
  • Magnesium deficiency
  • Memory loss
  • Mood swings (significant)
  • Osteoporosis
  • PMS
  • Polycystic ovaries
  • Premenopausal bone loss
  • Prostate cancer (obviously this one is about men)
  • Skin issues (blotchy, dry, poor tone)
  • Sluggish metabolism
  • Thyroid dysfunction mimicking hypothyroidism
  • Uterine cancer
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Water retention, bloating (bloat including the face)
  • Zinc deficiency

Estrogen Hormone Deficiencies Related to Menopause:

  • Irregular Periods (changes in frequency, duration, skipped periods, etc.)
  • Infertility
  • Hot Flashes and Night Sweats
  • Vaginal Dryness
  • Bladder Control Problems
  • Insomnia/Disrupted Sleep
  • Palpitations
  • Weight Gain (especially around your waist and abdomen)
  • Skin Changes (dryness, thinning skin, blotchiness)
  • Headaches
  • Breast Tenderness
  • Gastrointestinal Distress and Nausea.
  • Tingling or Itchy Skin
  • “Buzzing” in your head: ” Electric Shock Sensation”
  • Bloating
  • Dizziness/Light headedness
  • Sore Joints/Muscles
  • Hair Loss or Thinning
  • Increase in Facial Hair
  • Changes in Body Odor
  • Dry Mouth and Other Oral Symptoms
  • Irritability
  • Mood Swings
  • Lowered Libido
  • Anxiety
  • “Brain Fog” — difficulty concentrating, confusion
  • Memory Lapses
  • Extreme Fatigue/Low Energy Levels
  • Confusion/Lack of Concentration
  • Feeling Emotionally Detached

Benefits of Bioidentical Estrogen Hormone Replacement Therapy in Women:*

  • Improved quality of life
    • Estrogen hormone replacement therapy eliminates night sweats
    • Eliminates hot flashes
    • Eliminates vaginal dryness and pain with intercourse
    • Decreases wrinkles and helps maintain soft skin
      •  Increases water content of the skin and improves skin thickness
    • Improves energy levels and decreases fatigue
    • Improves sex drive (libido) and performance
    • Body composition change
      • Maintains muscle mass and helps prevent muscle damage
      • Decreases body fat
    • Estrogen Hormone Replacement Therapy: Mood changes
      •  Improves mood and may eliminate depressed mood
      • Decreases and may eliminate anxiety
      • Decreases and may eliminate irritability
    • Improves brain function
      •  Improves memory
      • Improves concentration
    • Improves sleep

Health benefits of Estrogen Hormone Replacement Therapy in women:*

  •  Decreases the risk of developing metabolic syndrome
    •  Improves blood glucose levels, which decreases the risk of developing diabetes and may reverse diabetes
    • Improves blood pressure and may reverse hypertension (high blood pressure)
    • Improves cholesterol levels and may reverse hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol levels)
      •  Decreases total cholesterol
      • Decreases LDL (bad cholesterol)
      • Decreases triglycerides (bad cholesterol)
      • Decreases lipoprotein (a) (bad cholesterol)
      • Improves HDL (good cholesterol) by 10-15%
    • Estrogen replacement therapy reduces body fat and decreases the risk of developing obesity
  • Decreases the overall risk of heart disease by 40-50%
    •  This is due to estrogen replacement decreasing risk factors for heart disease (i.e., improves blood glucose levels, improves blood pressure, improves cholesterol and accelerates fat loss)
    • Vascular system
      •  Decreases the accumulation of plaque on the arteries
      • Dilates small arteries, which improves blood flow
      • Maintains flexible arteries, which decreases strain on the heart and other organs
      • Decreases platelet, which decreases blood clotting
  • Estrogen replacement therapy improves mental function
    •  Improves memory and concentration
    • Decreases the risk of Alzheimer’s disease
    • Decreases the risk of depression
  • Improves bone strength
    •  Decreases the risk of developing osteoporosis
    • Decreases the risk of hip fractures and other broken bones
  • Decreases the risk of cataracts
  • Decreases the risk of macular degeneration
  • Estrogen hormone replacement therapy decreases the risk of colon cancer

If you have any questions for NYC Estrogen Hormone Replacement Therapy Doctor, please contact Sue Decotiis, MD at her NYC Hormone Replacement Therapy office for a consultation.