Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) is much better known and understood these days, but still not used as much as the ubiquitous synthetic hormone replacement (HRT) for decreased estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone. Dr. Johanan Rand, of the Healthy Aging Medical Centers, based in West Orange, New Jersey, is a leader in the field of bioidentical hormone replacement and is working hard to change that through education (Northnewjerseyhcg).
In women’s healthcare, Peri-Menopause and Menopause are significant because the decrease in Estrogen and Progesterone lead to hormonal imbalance, making the body vulnerable to various diseases. These include heart disease, osteoporosis, depression, breast cancer, and uterine cancer. Dr. Johanan Rand has reviewed worldwide studies which prove that when estrogen and progesterone are in balance, women are protected from many diseases associated with aging. Post-menopausal women who follow the protocol of Dr. Johanan Rand in using bioidentical hormone replacement therapy feel better and remain healthier far longer than their counterparts who don’t use BHRT (https://thenewsversion.com/2018/03/dr-dov-rand-rare-therapies/). Evidently, we age because our hormones decline rather than our hormones declining because of our chronological age.
As Dr. Johanan Rand teaches his patients, our bodies don’t recognize synthetic hormones, and thus the prevention of the previously mentioned diseases, as well as loss of skin tone, sagging breasts, and loss of libido is not in evidence, as is the case with bio-identical hormones. Additionally, bio-identical hormones don’t produce the side effects associated with the synthetic ones — side effects such as blood clots, heart attacks and strokes, depression, bloating, and breast tenderness.
After thorough evaluation of blood work and consultation with the patient, Dr. Johanan Rand customizes a program for each patient, replacing/balancing all hormone levels to their optimum with BHRT, restoring the energy and well-being enjoyed in earlier years and aiding in the prevention of diseases. Dr. Johanan Rand also customizes nutrition and supplement programs, as well as effective fitness routines, where needed.
Dr. Johanan Rand doesn’t discriminate at his facility, and treats men with BHRT to address the decrease in testosterone along with an increase in estrogen, which is linked to hypertension, obesity and increased risk of heart disease.