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Pellet Therapy in Nashville, TN

Effective hormone replacement therapy provides men and women with a consistent and precise dose of hormones to continuously regulate and balance hormone levels in the body. Pellet therapy slowly and continuously releases bio-identical hormones into the body to maintain healthy hormone levels. Located in Brentwood, and led by regenerative medicine specialist Dr. Morgan Moor, New Life Physicians is a provider of pellet therapy in Nashville, Franklin and surrounding areas in Tennessee.

Hormone replacement therapy rejuvenates, regenerates and restores youthful energy and vigor. Hormones serve as powerful chemical messengers targeting specific cells in your body to regulate many of the body’s functions. Even a small fluctuation in hormone levels may cause major changes in the body, disrupting balance. Hormone deficiencies or imbalances can have serious consequences.

Any endocrinologist will tell you that hormonal balance regulates health. Research continues to demonstrate that hormones play a pivotal role in homeostasis. Hormone deficiencies, fluctuation, and depletion during the period of perimenopause, menopause and andropause (in men) often wreak havoc and unleash a series of negative symptoms in the body. Evidence repeatedly indicates that the relationship between hormonal imbalances during menopause and andropause increase a person’s risk of developing cancer, osteoporosis, stroke, thyroid malfunction and other age-related disorders.

It’s actually considered “normal” by the healthcare community for men and women to experience a decline in health during this stage of the aging process when hormone levels begin to decline. Therefore, it is expected that you should accept your fate in life and deal with it.  The incidence of such conditions as depression, anxiety, memory loss, hot flashes, sleep disturbances, decrease in libido and sexual dysfunction, are expected to increase during this period of life and are largely ignored by health practitioners.  Although, they will often offer anti-depressants and sleep medications. The good news is: people no longer have to suffer from these symptoms! Safe, natural help is available with our hormone pellet method!

What Is Hormone Pellet Therapy?

Pellet therapy uses hormones derived from natural plant sources to restore the body’s normal hormone levels. Patients report that bio-identical hormone replacement therapy with pellet implants is extremely effective at relieving the majority of symptoms associated with hormonal deficiency and imbalance. Implants, inserted beneath the skin, consistently release small, physiologic doses of hormones that keep the body’s hormonal supplies in a healthy balance.

In the past, conventional oral and transdermal hormone replacement therapy often produced “roller coaster” effects, or wildly fluctuating hormone levels that caused fluctuations in mood and energy levels. Medical hormone pellet therapy is the only method of hormone therapy that provides sustained and balanced hormone delivery throughout the day, for up to three to six months depending on whether you are male or female, without the “roller coaster” effect. Since the hormones used in pellet therapy are completely natural and mimic the body’s own hormone production, this treatment is ideal for patients who want the benefits of a natural hormone, without the side effects of fluctuating hormone therapy.

What Are Pellets?

Pellets contain a natural dose of estrogen and testosterone derived from plant sources. A compounding pharmacist, following strict federal guidelines, compounds the estrogen and testosterone utilized in the pellets.

The pellets themselves are smaller than a grain of rice and are inserted into the fatty tissue beneath the skin to closely mimic the function of healthy ovaries and testicles as they continuously release hormones into the bloodstream. The implantation procedure is easily performed as an outpatient procedure in the doctor’s office.

Pellet Therapy for Women

When compared to conventional hormone replacement therapy, pellets have consistently proved more effective for relief of menopausal symptoms, restoration of bone density, improvement of sleep patterns and returned interest in sex, as well as improved sexual response and performance. It also has been shown to offer relief from symptoms of depression, anxiety, irritability, mood swings and many other conditions. Pellet implants are effective in treating migraine and hormone-related headaches, as well as vaginal dryness, incontinence, urinary urgency and frequency and other conditions. Moreover, hundreds of studies have demonstrated that maintaining healthy and natural levels of testosterone protect against breast cancer, osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s, dementia and many other conditions.

Pellet Therapy for Men

Testosterone levels start to decline in men as early as their early 30s, and most men should be tested by age 45. Symptoms of testosterone deficiency in men include loss of physical strength and energy, fatigue, decreased mental clarity, difficulty making decisions, mood swings, decreased interest in sex and difficulty achieving or sustaining an erection. Most men over age 45 can benefit greatly from hormone replacement therapy.

Pellet therapy helps your body maintain levels of testosterone that mimic those produced naturally by healthy functioning testicles. This therapy produces the natural hormone levels that sustain men’s natural functions. Because the testosterone used in pellet therapy is totally natural, this treatment is ideal for men who want the benefits of a natural hormone, without the risks and side effects of a synthetic. Moreover, many studies have demonstrated that optimal testosterone levels (over 800) in men help guard against many conditions, such as cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease, prostate cancer, osteoporosis and many others.

Traditional transdermal forms of hormone replacement therapy and Compounded creams cause “roller coaster” effects due to fluctuating levels of testosterone, which can cause mood swings and energy fluctuations. Roller-coaster hormone treatments do not provide the same long-term benefits and results as regulated hormone levels stabilized in the bloodstream. It is also unsafe for a man to use a testosterone creams when he has children in the home as it can be transferred to a young child and cause adverse effects such as premature puberty.

What If My Primary Care Physician Or My Gynecologist Says That There Is ‘No Data’ To Support The Use Of Pellet Implants? And Is It Safe?

It’s up to you to do your research and make an informed decision. Pellet therapy has been in use since 1935 Europe and the 1950’s in the United States, and there is plenty of evidence to support the long-term safety and benefits of hormone therapy using pellet implants. Bio-identical hormone pellet therapy is currently being administered safely to women and men in five continents, and has been studied for over 80 years, not only to determine safety and efficacy, but to study its role in the prevention of diseases, such as breast cancer, heart disease, osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s dementia, Type 2 diabetes and many others.

Hormone replacement via pellet therapy delivers consistent doses of bio-identical hormones in a method that is not only safe and effective but also convenient and affordable relative to other delivery methods. For residents of Nashville, Franklin or the surrounding areas of Tennessee who want to learn more about hormone replacement using pellet therapy, contact our Brentwood office to schedule a consultation with Dr. Moor.