As women and men age, hormone levels begin to decline and oftentimes result in hormonal imbalance. There are natural ways to balance our hormones, using bioidentical hormones, which are molecularly identical to the hormones that are body should be producing naturally. Hormonal imbalances include perimenopause, menopause, andropause (the male menopause), adrenal fatigue and thyroid disorders. Perhaps the most common hormonal imbalance symptoms, affecting both women and men alike, is low libido or loss of interest in sex. Low libido is oftentimes the result of waning sex hormones, such as testosterone and estrogen and itís estimated that 50 percent of Americans over the age of 40 have a low sex drive as a result of an underlying hormonal imbalance.
Itís not like you wake up one morning and say to yourself: ďYou know; this whole sex thing just isnít working out for me.Ē Itís a combination of a variety factors that accumulate over the years; our bodies change, our feelings change, our responsibilities change, our role in life all together changes completely.
Although low levels of estrogen and testosterone are likely culprits for low libido, other aspects of hormonal imbalance can also have an effect on our sex drive. Menopause and andropause can really take a toll on the body and mind. Between weight gain, fatigue, mood swings, and irritability and not to mention sexual health issues that can make sex painful and embarrassing, such as vaginal dryness and erectile dysfunction, itís no wonder that women and men experiencing hormonal imbalance canít get in the mood.
In the end, there is good news and there is bad news. The bad news is that hormonal imbalances such as menopause and andropause are natural part of growing older. The good news is that there are bioidentical hormones to balance our hormones. The bioidentical hormone doctors at BodyLogicMD have helped tens of thousands of women and men jumpstart their sex drive and mitigate symptoms of hormonal imbalance, using a combination of customized nutrition and fitness programs and natural bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. Hormone testing is available to women and men, in order to determine whether or not a hormonal imbalance is present. Based on the test results, a highly trained bioidentical hormones expert can customize a hormone regimen designed to meet the specific needs of each patient.