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The Hormone Center at Charleston Women's Wellness Center & Charleston Health & Wellness

The hormone center is the ONLY center that offers the evaluation and treatment of hormonal deficiency by a physician and can provide you with treatment ON SITE. It is very important that if you choose hormone therapy (HRT), that you are managed by a PHYSICIAN who is an expert!

Bio-identical hormones have changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people world-wide. Now, women and men can feel healthy and vibrant throughout their entire lives. Why suffer from symptoms of PMS, menopause, andropause ( male menopause) or loss of sex drive when bio-identical hormone therapy can bring you back to the balance and well-being of healthy hormone levels. The therapy is individualized for each person based on your medical history.

The term bio-identical means that it is more biologically like your body. They can be given in either a pellet or a cream form.

Compounded Creams are an option for bio-identical hormone replacement therapy. Creams are less expensive and offer an option that requires dosing once to three times daily depending on your needs. The creams should be placed in areas that are unlikely to come in contact with others such as your inner thigh or the small of your back.

Pellet therapy is both natural and biologically identical to the estrogen and testosterone that your body produces. Pellets are compounded according the highest industry standards using the finest botanical ingredients available. Purity and potency is guaranteed.

How Does Pellet Therapy Work?
The tiny pellet, almost the size of a grain of rice is placed under the skin, typically in the hip. A mild local anesthetic is used and the procedure takes less than five minutes. Once the pellet is inserted, a steady low dose of natural hormone flows directly into the blood stream whenever the body needs it. Pellets typically last from 3- 5 months for women and 5-6 months for men.

Some benefits are:

If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms or you are unsure if what you are feeling may be related to hormone deficiency, call for a consultation to determine if HRT is right for you!