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An Unexpected Benefit of Hormone Therapy

Published September 27, 2017

BHRT May Provide Relief from Joint Pain

Hormonal imbalance is responsible for many of the symptoms of menopause, including joint pain. Many women overlook joint pain as a symptom of menopause, chalking it up to growing older or to the onset of a form of arthritis. While joint pain is related to growing older, it doesn’t have to be. It is still unknown why fluctuating hormones during menopause cause joint pain. Although it is thought that estrogen is strongly related to pain, exactly how the system works is still not entirely clear. What is known is that women who use bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) tend to have significantly less joint pain than women who don’t undergo BHRT. It seems that the benefits of BHRT can help alleviate symptoms for women who may be genetically prone to arthritis and other causes of joint pain. BHRT can help to balance hormones, alleviating joint pain and other symptoms of menopause. Read more…

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  • I have been on HRT for 14 years and after speaking with my 3 sisters and mom they recommended I look into bioidentical hormones. I found Dr. Lai and he has changed my life!    I sleep now; in fact I had to tell my husband to quit talking to me in the middle of the night as I am sleeping through…Read More
  • "I feel like I've got my life back. I have way more energy and I'm feeling better. The staff is very friendly and profession. I chose the hormone pellet option and it's easy, painless, and I highly recommend Dr Lai to anyone with full confidence." Rob O. *Results not typical. Always seek the advice of your physician or qualified healthcare…Read More
  • "I was a little hesitant to start hormone replacement because of some bad things I'd heard through the grapevine about synthetic hormones. What does synthetic vs bioidentical actually mean in real terms? I am impressed with Dr Lai's knowledge and he always explains things in a way that I can understand. I finally feel normal and have energy, and am…Read More
  • "I feel so much better now after going to see Dr Lai. I can sleep again, I have so much more energy, and I can think and concentrate clearly again. My decision to invest in my health with Dr Lai is one of the best choices I ever made." Andy C. *Results not typical. Always seek the advice of your…Read More
  • "BioviveMD uses the latest science to make sure that the patient is getting accurate and complete treatment. Their services are not a sideline profit center as part of another practice, it's their focus. They know what they are doing." Doug H. *Results not typical. Always seek the advice of your physician or qualified healthcare provider before making any changes to…Read More


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