Battling Hormonal Imbalance
Since August of 2015 my life and health have changed significantly! Prior to that, I was experiencing hormonal imbalance. Over the past 8 months, I’ve been going to HerKare and I can’t imagine my life without it now! Please ladies, if you don’t feel quite right, read on as there are some simple solutions beyond anti-depressants.
HerKare figured out what I was lacking and has brought me back to feeling normal again. (Oh, and the beautiful thing is most insurance companies cover the treatment! WAHOO!)
I shared with all of you about some hormonal imbalances I was experiencing (read this if you aren’t feeling “quite right”). The “swings” started as a “small” issue and then bombarded into an obvious problem for me. Kind of like an “out of the body” experience. I never wanted to blame my hormones for my reactions, but looking back, indeed it was.
Every other week, I sit down with Dania Khoncarly, PA-C, MPAS, BSN, RN for about 15 minutes. She’s SO good at what she does and knows exactly if I’ve been following her protocol before I even say “hello”! Dania knows if I haven’t been taking my special “cocktail” she built exclusively for my needs. I take testosterone shots every two weeks, progesterone and thyroid meds daily, vitamin D and calcium. And I recently started taking Lipotropic injections (this alone has improved my mood, helped my hair, skin and nails and allowed me to drop inches in my mid-section!)
What are Lipotropic Injections?
A Lipotropic injection contains a solution of lipotropic nutrients that are made up of one or more of the following fat burning compounds: choline, inositol, methionine, amino acids, vitamin b12 and other vitamins and minerals. Each of these properties are important because they each have a key role in utilizing fat, distributing energy, and removing toxins from the body.
- Improve memory and focus
- Boost energy
- Improve mood
- Promote healthy hair, skin & nails
- Aid in liver detoxification
- Burn body fat
- Decrease fluid retention
- Facilitate weight loss
Seriously, Dania is a staple in my life now as she cares about my health and wants me to experience to the fullest! I am so thankful for this woman and for HerKare!
Did you know that doctors can determine exactly your symptoms and what is probably going on just by your blood results? During my visit to the Southlake clinic, Dania and Dr. Raymond Westbrook, D.O. could describe my symptoms to a tee without me having to tell them much. I didn’t feel so “evil” and out of control knowing it’s such a common problem.
My results? I had a low thyroid, low Vitamin D (very common), low testosterone and progesterone. I go in every 10 days for a testosterone shot and take prescription medicine for the other deficiencies. Now I’m sleeping better, feeling happier and have the energy I thought I would never get back. My moodiness has decreased and my patience level is back to where it was before. I’m BACK and my family is more than thankful, especially my daughter, Ava.
Ladies, I’m telling you if you have any of the symptoms below, regardless of age you need to at least get it checked out. Your choice of treatment is your own, but for me, I couldn’t afford not to get treated as I can’t slow my pace down…just not yet.
Loss of concentration
Loss of muscle mass
A deficiency in any of these can result in lower energy, fatigue, moodiness, weight gain… heck you name it.
But you don’t have to be OLD to have these imbalances either. Other causes include post pregnancy, genetic deficiency, birth control and obesity.
I feel so comfortable when I visit HerKare. If you haven’t heard of it, my guess is, you will soon from others besides me. To put it simply, HerKare diagnoses and treats hormonal imbalances in women.
HerKare has been able to drastically improve women’s lives, making them feel good again, happy, able to lose weight. In my opinion, this option is much better than popping an anti-depressant pill to try to get along.
The office is so clean and the staff is SUPER friendly. They put you right at ease and make sure you know you aren’t alone. They are also very open about how they can help. In some situations, there are contraindications where they can’t treat a woman.
No woman is alike and so every treatment is individualized. I would like to consider it “special” as each and every one of us are unique and special.
Things to consider with hormone replacement therapy.
What are the benefits of hormone replacement therapy?
- Improved energy levels
- Improved mood
- Reduction or elimination of night sweats and hot flashes
- Improved memory and concentration
- Improved sex drive
- Prevention of vaginal thinning & dryness
- Improved fat loss and muscle tone
- Decreased skin wrinkles
- Protection from osteoporosis
- Reduced risks of heart disease
Are there risks involved. Yes, there are and HerKare is very open and candid about them. Official FDA information regarding potential risks and side effects of each of the individual hormone replacement drugs utilized at HerKare is available here: Click Here
Of course, as any medical therapy, there are potential risks and side effects that must be carefully evaluated during the course of therapy. That is one of the reasons that the HerKare model fosters a professional relationship between physicians and patients, focusing on regular interaction and monitoring. With regular evaluation, the treatments professionals at HerKare can closely monitor the course of therapy and adjust as necessary to reach for clinically optimal outcomes.
In my opinion, it’s worth every second to find out what is going on with your body. HerKare provides just that. The treatment is up to you. But as women we deserve a fighting chance!
HerKare currently has 6 locations, three of which are in the DFW area. It’s a unique clinic of medical professionals focusing on the treatment of hormonal imbalance in women and accept insurance!