With menopause often comes hormone changes that produce unwelcome symptoms. At Alabama UROGYN in Fairhope, Alabama, board-certified urogynecologist Robert Brown, MD, FACOG, FPMRS, and his team offer hormone therapy to give you relief and optimize your quality of life. Schedule an appointment over the phone or online to learn more about your options.
Menopause is a time in your life that marks the end of menstrual periods. You’ve reached menopause if you haven’t had a period in 12 consecutive months. Perimenopause is the transitional period before menopause, which can cause changes in menstruation and other symptoms. The average age menopause occurs in the United States is 51.
Perimenopause and menopause can cause some of the following symptoms:
These symptoms often result from changes in hormone levels, especially a reduction in estrogen. Menopause can increase your risk of heart disease, osteoporosis, depression, and other chronic conditions.
To find out if hormone problems are causing your symptoms, Dr. Brown and his team review your medical history and symptoms. They complete a physical examination and use blood tests to evaluate your hormone levels and develop a treatment plan.
Experts at Alabama UROGYN provide all options for female hormone replacement therapy. They offer:
Hormone replacement therapy isn’t right for everyone, as there are risks for some populations. The expert providers at Alabama UROGYN can ensure that the benefits of treatment outweigh any risks and develop the best treatment for your symptoms.
Don’t live with menopause symptoms that diminish your quality of life when you don’t have to. Schedule an appointment at Alabama UROGYN by phone or online for relief today.