Treatment is indicated for: Hot flashes, night sweats, fatigue, weight gain, low libido, poor memory or concentration, loss of muscle mass, poor sleep, dry skin, hair loss, brittle fingernails, joint pain as well as many other symptoms.
Laboratory testing: A full blood panel will be done prior to your first visit for Dr. Blades. This set of lab work needs to be fasting. Dr. Blades will go over this lab work at length during your initial visit. Lab work can be done at the outpatient lab of your choice and is covered by most insurance companies. Lab work typically takes 5 business days to return prior to the initial visit.
Initial BHRT Consultation:This consultation is approximately 60 minutes. It includes a detailed review of symptoms and medical history, review of laboratory results and prescriptions for BHRT.
Second BHRT Consultation: Dr. Blades requires repeat lab testing around 4-6 weeks after beginning the BHRT program. A second lab review consultation will then be scheduled to review symptoms and response to the BHRT protocol at that time. This visit is approximately 45 minutes in length.
Follow up visits for BHRT: Dr. Blades requires follow up consultations with labs every 3-6 months. Visit frequency will be based on each individual and their response to treatment.