Hormone Therapy

Hormone Therapy services offered in Mobile, AL

Hormone Therapy

If your vaginal health isn’t what it used to be due to menopause, it’s time to consider the benefits of hormone therapy. At Ringhoffer OB-GYN, customized hormone therapy plans are available for women who feel limited by the hot flashes, night sweats, and anxiety of perimenopause and menopause. Dr. Ringhoffer, prescribes supplemental hormones to rebalance your body’s natural hormone levels, so you can break free from bothesome menopause symptoms. Call the Mobile, Alabama, office today to learn how hormone therapy can help you, or book an appointment online.

What is hormone therapy?

Hormone therapy is an effective solution for women dealing with moderate to severe symptoms of perimenopause and menopause. The goal of treatment is to rebalance your natural hormone levels with supplemental hormones, so you can find lasting symptom relief.

Menopause is the natural end of a woman’s childbearing years, which occurs when your menstrual cycles stop for good for 12 consecutive months. The time before menopause is known as perimenopause, a transition that can last for several months or years before the end of your monthly period.

During perimenopause, your body slows down its production of estrogen and other reproductive hormones. The resulting hormone fluctuations can lead to a wide range of symptoms that negatively affect your health and vitality.

Ringhoffer OB-GYN provides customized hormone therapy plans for women looking for relief from persistent menopause issues. Dr. Ringhoffer can also recommend lifestyle and diet strategies you can use to optimize your health during your postmenopausal years.

When should I consider hormone therapy?

You may be a candidate for the hormone therapies available at Ringhoffer OB-GYN if you have menopause symptoms that you can’t manage on your own. These symptoms can include irregular or missed periods, as well as:

  • Hot flashes
  • Night sweats
  • Weight gain
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Reduced sex drive

Hormone fluctuations can also affect your mental health and lead to mood swings, depression, and anxiety.

Dr. Ringhoffer provides in-office blood testing to evaluate your hormone levels and confirm your symptoms related to menopause. She also assesses your overall health and discusses the severity of your symptoms.

What can I expect during hormone therapy?

During hormone therapy, you use supplemental hormones to restore balance in your natural hormone levels.

Ringhoffer OB-GYN offers several delivery methods for supplemental hormones, including:

  • Oral pills
  • Creams
  • Patches
  • Injections
  • Suppositories

Dr. Ringhoffer will monitor your progress with hormone therapy to ensure you enjoy relief from hot flashes, vaginal dryness, and other menopause symptoms.

Call Ringhoffer OB-GYN today to schedule a hormone therapy consultation or book an appointment online.