Hormone deficiency - Endocrine Wellness Center

What is hormone deficiency?

A hormone deficiency occurs when your body does not produce enough of a certain hormone. Hormones are chemical messengers that control many important body functions, so not having enough can cause widespread problems.

Some common hormone deficiencies include:

Symptoms vary but may include:

Causes include:

To diagnose a hormone deficiency, your doctor will likely:

If diagnosed, treatment typically involves hormone replacement therapy to restore levels. This may include medications, gels, patches, or injections under the care of an endocrinologist.

Lifestyle changes like adequate sleep, nutrition, and exercise are also beneficial. At Endocrine Wellness Center, our specialized endocrinologists provide cutting-edge testing and treatments tailored to your unique hormonal needs. Contact us today for a consultation!

In summary, hormone deficiencies happen when glandular issues prevent adequate production of essential hormones we rely on. With proper testing, diagnosis, and management under a doctor, many people with deficiencies can get back on track with customized treatment plans. Monitoring symptoms and communicating openly with your healthcare team are key.

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