Understanding Pellet Therapy

Hormone replacement therapy through pellet implants, or pellet therapy, has been a great success in the U.S., Australia and Europe since 1939. Other forms of hormone replacement therapy, such as oral and trans-dermal, can cause drastic ups-and-downs of hormone levels resulting in drastic energy and mood fluctuations for the patient. Patients have found pellet therapy extremely effective in comparison. This is because pellet implants are placed under the skin and consistently release small, physiologic doses of hormones that are derived from natural plant sources that replicate the body’s normal hormone levels. This provides optimal therapy for the patient.

 Is Pellet Therapy Right For You?

Ask yourself if any of these common symptoms of hormone imbalance affect your daily life:

  1. Difficulty Sleeping at Night
  2. Lack of Energy and Fatigue During the Day
  3. Reduced Mental Focus and Memory Retention
  4. Moody, Anxious or Depressed
  5. Weight Gain Including Increased Fat Around Mid-Section
  6. Inability to Lose Weight Regardless of Healthy Diet and Exercise
  7. Decreased Muscle Strength
  8. Muscle and/or Joint Pain
  9. Reduced Sexual Desire
  10. Reduced Sexual Performance

If you answered ‘yes’ to 5 or more of these symptoms, pellet therapy could be right for you!

Implanting Procedure 

The hormone pellet implantation procedure is easily performed in the office. This is because the pellets are smaller than a grain of rice. They are placed in the fatty tissue underneath the skin. The hormone release into the bloodstream closely mimics the actions of healthy ovaries or testicles. Because the hormones that release from the pellets are plant-based and completely natural, pellet therapy is ideal for patients who want the benefits of natural hormones without the drawbacks of synthetic substances or drastic fluctuations in hormone levels. 

To find out more information about pellet therapy, please visit this FDA resource to separate myths from the facts. Otherwise, please feel free to call our office with questions or concerns to see if pellet therapy is right for you: 863.646.4000.