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Types of Hormone Replacement Therapy for Women in Vancouver Washington


Types of Hormone Replacement Therapy for Women in Vancouver Washington - Okojie Wellness - Dr Okojie

Are you experiencing symptoms of menopause like hot flashes, night sweats, or vaginal dryness?  Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can help alleviate menopausal symptoms and hormonal imbalances in women. There are two main types of HRT offered by providers like Okojie Wellness in Vancouver, WA:


Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy

Bioidentical hormones are derived from plant sources and are molecularly identical to the hormones naturally produced by the human body.


This type of HRT is offered by Okojie Wellness in Vancouver and involves customized prescriptions tailored to each patient's specific hormonal needs.


Bioidentical hormones commonly used in HRT include:

  • Estrogen (estradiol, estriol, estrone)

  • Progesterone

  • Testosterone

  • DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone)


These hormones can be administered in various forms, such as pills, creams, gels, or pellets inserted under the skin.


Conventional Hormone Replacement Therapy

Conventional HRT uses synthetic hormones that are chemically different from human hormones. These hormones are typically derived from animal sources or produced synthetically in a laboratory.


Common synthetic hormones used in conventional HRT include:


  • Conjugated estrogens (e.g., Premarin)

  • Medroxyprogesterone acetate (a synthetic progestin)


Conventional HRT is available in various forms, such as pills, patches, gels, or vaginal rings.


  • Conventional Hormone Replacement Therapy:  This type of HRT uses synthetic hormones that are chemically different from human hormones. These hormones are typically derived from animal sources or produced in a lab. Examples include conjugated estrogens (Premarin) and medroxyprogesterone acetate (Provera).  Conventional HRT comes in various forms like pills, patches, gels, or vaginal rings.


Finding the Right HRT for You

At Okojie Wellness, Dr. Okojie takes a holistic approach to HRT.  he considers your individual symptoms, medical history, and lifestyle preferences to create a personalized treatment plan.  He will discuss the benefits and risks of each type of HRT to help you make an informed decision.


Schedule an Appointment with Dr. Okojjie Today

If you're experiencing symptoms of menopause and live in the Vancouver, Washington area,  Okojie Wellness can help. Call Dr. Okojie today at 360-287-4402 to schedule a FREE consultation and discuss your HRT options.


Dr. Okojie at Okojie Wellness is committed to helping women in Vancouver, Washington, and surrounding areas like Portland, Oregon, find relief from menopausal symptoms and achieve optimal hormonal health.




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