Hormones trigger a vast array of changes throughout your body, and when your natural production levels decline, weight gain is a common result. Sumera Muzaffar, MD, FAAFP, Kashif Siddiqui, MD, and the team at Broadway Family Clinic in Pearland, Texas, offer hormone optimization for weight loss, a customized approach that can deliver results. Call or click today to book a visit.
Everyone experiences declining hormone production as they move through middle age and beyond, but when production declines to certain levels, imbalance can develop. Knowing the signs of hormonal imbalance can help you know when to take action.
Signs of hormonal imbalance in women may include:
Signs of hormonal imbalance in men may include:
If you notice these changes, or if you find it challenging to lose excess weight as you get older, hormone optimization for weight loss can help by restoring proper hormonal balance.
Lab testing is the first step and provides an in-depth understanding of your current hormone production levels. This guides your customized hormone optimization therapy.
Your provider can administer supplemental hormones in several different ways and help you choose the option that best aligns with your needs. You’ll also discuss what to expect as you move through the process and explore additional ways to support your weight loss goals.
Weight loss requires several changes to yield lasting results. You can also consider behavior-change therapy for weight loss, weight loss medications, and other tools and techniques during your visit.
It takes time for your body to adapt to hormone optimization for weight loss. While some people notice improvements right away, most people don’t begin to see measurable changes for weeks or even months after beginning hormone optimization for weight loss.
Be patient as you move through the process, and keep a written log of any changes you notice. Your provider can make adjustments to your supplemental hormone therapy as needed, altering the dosage or administration technique.
When you’re ready to explore this weight loss approach in greater detail, schedule a time to come in and meet with the team to discuss personalized, medically supervised weight loss options. Online booking is available around the clock, or you can always call the office during normal business hours to check appointment availability.