Menopause Treatment in Philadelphia, PA
Once women have gone one full year without their menstrual cycles, they are considered to be in menopause. It is common for the symptoms during perimenopause to continue after menopause. Dr. Daniel Lebowitz, a board-certified physician at World Wellness Health Institute, offers menopause treatments to women in Bala Cynwyd and Philadelphia, PA, as well as surrounding communities, who suffer from the common symptoms.
What is Menopause?
Menopause is the time official cessation of the menstrual cycle – once it is absent for 12 months – during which time the ovaries stop producing ovaries. There are symptoms associated with menopause that may start during perimenopause, such as hot flashes, vaginal dryness, a low libido and other common issues. For the most part, these symptoms are caused by the lack of estrogen in the body due to menopause. Most women go through “the change” between their mid-40s and mid-50s, although some experience it earlier in life.
What is Menopause Treatment?
The most widely used menopause treatments involve hormone replacement therapy and are received by women under the assumption that they are treating the symptoms that occur as they relate to the reproductive cycle. This is true; however, the hormones associated with reproduction have many other functions in the body unrelated to the menstrual cycle, such as bone and heart health and memory function.
Benefits of Menopause Treatments
Menopause treatments offer women relief from hot flashes, mood swings and other symptoms that start during perimenopause. Additionally, menopause treatments provide other benefits to women including:
- Reduced risk of developing osteoporosis
- Increased sex drive
- Lower risk of developing some types of cancer
- Reduced risk of developing heart disease
How are Menopause Treatments Administered?
Menopause treatments come with different protocols depending on the type of treatment. Dr. Lebowitz always meets with patients prior to starting any treatment plan to discuss treatment options with regard to hormone replacement therapy. There are several types of hormone replacement therapy:
How Much Do Menopause Treatment Cost?
Menopause treatments vary in terms of cost. During a consultation, we can discuss treatment options, as well as the cost and our payment options, including financing with CareCredit®. Health insurance plans may provide coverage for HRT depending on the policy and the need for the treatment.
Is Menopause Treatment Right for Me?
Women are often urged to consider menopause treatment during perimenopause and after the cessation of the cycle because of the many benefits associated with the treatment options. If you suffer from any of the symptoms that accompany this time in your life, you may want to consider menopause treatment to relieve the symptoms and enhance the other functions for which hormones are responsible.
Menopause Treatment Consultation
Prior to receiving any treatment, we ask that you schedule a private, complimentary consultation with Dr. Lebowitz so that he can evaluate your overall health, along with your medical history and blood work. The blood work determines that you have in fact gone through the change as opposed to another health issue. At this time, Dr. Lebowitz will answer any questions or concerns regarding menopause and the treatment options or anything else you want to discuss.
If the symptoms associated with menopause become troublesome and interrupt your daily life, treatments at World Wellness Health Institute can provide the relief you need to feel better. Dr. Daniel Lebowitz offers menopause treatments to women in Bala Cynwyd and Philadelphia, PA, as well as the surrounding areas, in order to maintain optimal health during the later years of life. Contact us today!
*Individual results may vary