A hot flash is a sudden feeling of heat, sometimes accompanied by sweating and flushed face. Hot flashes are the most frequent symptom of menopause and perimenopause and as many as 85% of women experience them during menopausal transition.
The exact mechanism that causes hot flashes isn’t fully understood yet but we do know that the underlying cause is hormonal imbalance, specifically low levels of estrogen and progesterone. Unbalanced levels of these two hormones cause the body’s thermoregulation (process that regulates your body’s temperature) to malfunction and give you the sensations of heat when in fact you are not hot. Estrogen and progesterone imbalance is the most common cause of hot flashes, but sometimes they may also be the result of a side effect to certain medications. In addition, hot flashes may be worsened by excess weight, sedentary lifestyle, unhealthy eating habits and more.
Since estrogen and progesterone imbalance is directly linked to hot flashes, the most effective solution for them is bio-identical hormone replacement therapy. Once your hormones are brought to an optimal level, your hot flashes will be eliminated. The first steps in treating your hot flashes should be a comprehensive blood test to determine your hormone levels and a conversation with a knowledgeable medical professional.
Everything starts with a visit to our clinic, during which, you will meet with our BioTE Ceritified BHRT specialists and with Dr. Trey herself. During that appointment, we will learn about your symptoms and medical history and carry out a thorough blood work panel to accurately determine if you are a candidate for BHRT pellet therapy. We know you will have questions too, so we will answer any questions you may have about BHRT right then and there.
Once your blood work results are processed (usually takes about 1 week) and the doctor reviews them with you, a quick follow-up appointment will be scheduled for your pellet insertion procedure. The procedure itself usually takes 20-30 minutes and is completely painless.
In the case of estrogen pellets, most of our patients start seeing the results in 3-4 days, while testosterone pellets take about 7-10 days to start working. In either case, within 1-2 weeks of the procedure, you will start enjoying the health and wellness benefits of hormone replacement.
Within 6 weeks of pellet insertion, you will come in for another quick appointment with the doctor. The aim of that appointment is to ensure your improvements are progressing as intended and to do another quick blood test done.
Female patients only need to be pelleted 2-3 times per year, so your next appointment will be set for a few months in the future. In the meantime, enjoy your new energy, drive and wellbeing!
I had been doing a different type of hormone treatment but I didn’t seem to get results. I would recommend this to anyone 100% and I definitely look forward to the future and to feeling much better and continuing on this path.
After receiving treatment with Dr. Trey, within just a few weeks, I started sleeping like I haven’t slept in years, my energy levels are noticeably higher and my anxiety has all but disappeared. I am honestly in awe of the results I am seeing.
One of the biggest benefits I noticed is being able to focus while at work, and when after work, still having energy to go to the gym and do what I need to do around the house. We have 3 teenagers in the house, so we need a lot of energy to keep up with them!
I can’t begin to tell you the difference between how I felt 6 months ago and how I feel today. I had pain throughout my whole body and the treatment brought me back. It’s remarkable.
After treatment, it's like my lights have turned back on. I am living life and doing things I haven't done in 20 years!
My sleep is the biggest thing, I actually wake up refreshed. The things you can do after receiving treatment is night and day.
My mental clarity is back, I am not on an emotional roller coaster any longer. I would recommend this to anyone!
I can’t begin to tell you the difference from how I felt 6 months ago to how I feel today.
Within about a month I already noticed that my energy levels started improving. Thank you for helping me get my life back!
I’ve lost 45 pounds and went from size 42 waist to 36. The other benefits I have noticed are improved energy and focus.
Led by Dr. Inna Trey MD, HealthLogicMD is a hormonal optimization and functional medicine clinic. We specialize in prevention and treatment of hormone imbalance health issues. Our goal is not to mask symptoms but to fix the underlying issues, so our patients can enjoy long-term health and wellness. Dr. Trey is Family Medicine Board Certified and licensed to practice in Colorado and Illinois. She is on the forefront of treatment of hormone imbalance issues in Colorado and is a BioTE Medical certified medical professional.
Call Us: 720.446.5190
Address: 7400 E. Arapahoe Rd. Suite 100 Centennial, CO 80112
Dr. Trey is Family Medicine Board Certified and is certified by BioTE Medical for Hormone Optimization. Dr. Trey’s goal for every patient is to treat the root cause of their ailment, rather than just mask the symptoms with prescription medication. In her spare time, Dr. Trey loves to go on adventures with her husband, 2 kids and the family dog.
Vanessa is a Colorado native and is a Medical Assistant with over 13 years of experience. Vanessa is treats every patient like they are family, and you can always count on a smile when you talk to her. Vanessa is mother to 4 functional kids, so you know she can keep calm during those busy days.