Hormone Replacement Therapy


It is a way to take control of your health through hormone optimization.


What are the Symptoms of Hormone Imbalance in Men?

Ranging from mild to severe, the symptoms of an imbalance in male hormones are frustrating and can affect everyday life. Some of the symptoms of hormone imbalance in men may include:

  • Low energy*
  • Inability to sleep*
  • Weight gain*
  • Brain fog*
  • Inability to maintain muscle mass*
  • Low mood*
  • Anxiousness*
  • Acne*
  • Unstable blood sugar*
  • Low blood pressure*
Reproductive Symptoms of Hormonal Imbalance in Men

The reproductive symptoms of hormonal imbalance in men may include:

  • Decreased sexual performance*
  • Low libido*
  • A lack of interest in sexual activity*
  • Low self-esteem*
What Male Hormone Imbalance Therapies Exist?

Patients can choose three common paths for a course of medical treatment for a hormonal imbalance in men. The first is doing nothing to solve your patient’s problems and hoping that they will feel better. The second is going the conventional medicine route and prescribing medication after medication to treat their symptoms. The third is to consider the perspective of preventative medicine by optimizing hormones with the Biote Method.


What Causes a Hormone Imbalance in Women?

Hormone imbalance in women can occur as part of the aging process and may reflect genetic predispositions for certain conditions. However, hormone balance or imbalance can also be affected by the foods we eat, the exercise we get, and the amount of stress we experience.

What Is the Endocrine System?

When a hormonal imbalance in a woman’s endocrine system occurs, it can cause a variety of problems. The endocrine system is a series of glands that produce and disseminate hormones throughout the body. A woman’s hormones do much more than just regulate mood and sexuality—they can determine whether an individual may be at risk for elevated blood sugar, decreased bone density, and thyroid problems.*

What Conditions Can Hormone Imbalance Cause?

When a female has a hormone imbalance in their endocrine system, they can develop symptoms that range from subtle to debilitating. This means there is either too much or too little of a woman’s hormones being produced somewhere within the endocrine system. Symptoms of a hormonal imbalance in women may include:

  • Heavy, irregular, or uncomfortable periods*
  • Decreased bone density*
  • Hot flashes and night sweats*
  • Vaginal dryness*
  • Breast tenderness*
  • Indigestion*
  • Constipation or diarrhea*