Hormone Replacement Therapy

When your body’s ability to produce hormones is disrupted – such as a natural decline with age – you may notice a difference in how you feel.  These changes can affect the quality your life daily.

Symptoms of Hormone Imbalance in Women

  • Fatigue
  • Trouble Sleeping
  • Irritability
  • Anxiousness
  • Mood Swings
  • Low Mood
  • Night Sweats
  • Hot Flashes or Flushes
  • Weight Gain
  • Decreased Sex Drive

Symptoms of Hormone Imbalance in Men

  • Low Sex Drive
  • Increased Body Fat – especially in the waist
  • Loss of Muscle Mass
  • Reduced Mental Focus
  • Feelings of Anxiety
  • Irritability
  • Fatigue
  • Elevated Blood Sugar
  • High Cholesterol

Strengthen Emotional Well-being

Hormonal imbalances can take a toll on your emotional well-being, causing mood swings, irritability, and even feelings of depression.  Hormone Therapy addresses these imbalances, helping to stabilize mood and restore emotional equilibrium. Experience a renewed sense of emotional well-being, allowing you to approach life’s challenges with a positive mindset and enjoy healthier, more fulfilling relationships.

Enhance Cognitive Function

Brain fog, memory lapses, and difficulties with focus and concentration can be signs of hormonal imbalances. Hormone Therapy offers a solution by promoting optimal hormone levels that support cognitive function. Experience improved mental clarity, sharper focus, enhanced memory retention, and increased cognitive performance, allowing you to excel in your personal and professional pursuits.

Restoring Hormonal Balance and Wellness

  • Hormones play a crucial role in regulating various bodily functions, including metabolism, energy levels, mood, and sleep patterns.
  • Balanced hormone levels contribute to optimal physical and mental well-being, promoting overall vitality and a sense of vitality.
  • Hormonal imbalances can lead to a range of symptoms, such as fatigue, mood swings, weight fluctuations, decreased libido, and difficulties with concentration.
  • Imbalanced hormones can disrupt the body’s natural rhythms and negatively impact sleep quality, resulting in fatigue and decreased cognitive function.
  • Hormones also influence the body’s response to stress, with imbalances potentially contributing to heightened anxiety and irritability.
  • Balanced hormone levels support a healthy metabolism, aiding in weight management and preventing unwanted weight gain or difficulty losing weight.

Boost Libido and Sexual Function

A decline in hormone levels can adversely affect your libido and sexual function, impacting intimacy and relationships. Biote Hormone Therapy addresses this concern by optimizing hormone levels responsible for sexual health. Rediscover your passion and revitalize your intimate connections with the enhanced libido and improved sexual function that this therapy can provide.

Empower Your Body's Natural Healing

Hormone Therapy offers a unique opportunity to empower your body’s natural healing abilities. By optimizing hormone levels, this innovative treatment can have a profound impact on your overall well-being. Experience the transformative power of Hormone Therapy and unlock your body’s innate potential for healing and rejuvenation.

Hormones serve as messengers within our bodies, regulating essential functions and maintaining balance. When hormone levels are imbalanced, it can disrupt the body’s natural healing processes. Hormone Therapy intervenes by restoring hormonal equilibrium, providing a foundation for optimal healing and rejuvenation.

Enhancing Recovery and Rehabilitation

Whether you are recovering from surgery or managing a chronic condition, Hormone Therapy can be a valuable adjunct to your recovery and rehabilitation plan. By promoting optimal hormone levels, this therapy supports your body’s ability to heal, reduce inflammation, and enhance the recovery process. It can contribute to faster healing, improved pain management, and increased overall functional capacity.

The Process

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Initial Consultation

Schedule a consultation with Nurse Practitioner Tara Hilmes or Ali Albers to discuss your medical history, symptoms, and treatment goals.

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Hormone Testing

Undergo hormone testing, which involves a blood sample to assess your current hormone levels accurately.

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Monitoring and Adjustments

Regular follow-up appointments will ensure your treatment plan is effective, and any necessary adjustments will be made.

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With continued monitoring and adjustments, maintain hormone balance for sustained well-being and optimal results.

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Comprehensive Support and Care

Receive ongoing support from Nurse Practitioner Tara Hilmes and Ali Albers throughout your Hormone Therapy journey.

Support Your Physical Health and Longevity

Hormone Therapy offers more than just symptomatic relief; it serves as a powerful ally in supporting your physical health and promoting longevity. By optimizing hormone levels, Hormone Therapy aids in the body’s natural healing processes, contributing to tissue regeneration, improved organ function, and overall physical well-being. This therapy acts as a catalyst for vitality, enhancing energy levels, boosting immune function, and optimizing body composition. Experience the transformative benefits of Hormone Therapy as it helps you maintain optimal physical health, enabling you to lead an active, vibrant, and fulfilling life for years to come.

Choose Biote Hormone Therapy

Tara Hilmes, NP is a certified Biote provider. Biote Hormone Therapy offers a unique solution by optimizing your hormone levels, reinvigorating your energy reserves, and restoring vitality using unique pellet therapy. With more than 2.5 million pellet insertions in the history of Biote, Biote providers have the knowledge and expertise to help integrate precision and preventative medicine.

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Why Tara Hilmes

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Experienced Expertise

Tara Hilmes and her team possess extensive expertise in Biote Hormone Therapy, ensuring you receive top-notch care and optimal results.

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Patient-Centered Approach

They focuses on your unique needs, crafting personalized treatment plans that prioritize your well-being and satisfaction.

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Proven Track Record

With a successful history of helping patients achieve hormone balance, Tara Hilmesand her team have earned a reputation for delivering excellent outcomes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Hormone Therapy works by optimizing hormone levels in your body. By replenishing or balancing hormones, this therapy helps alleviate symptoms associated with hormonal imbalances and promotes improved energy, mood, and overall health.

Yes, Hormone Therapy is considered safe when administered by a qualified healthcare professional like Nurse Practitioner Tara Hilmes. Bioidentical hormones have a similar molecular structure to the hormones naturally produced in the body, reducing the risk of adverse effects.

Hormone Therapy offers a range of benefits, including increased energy levels, improved mental clarity, enhanced mood stability, better sleep quality, enhanced sexual health, and support for overall physical well-being and longevity.

Results can vary depending on individual factors and treatment goals. Some individuals may notice improvements within a few weeks, while others may experience changes over several months. It’s important to follow the recommended treatment plan and attend regular follow-up appointments.

As with any medical treatment, there is a potential for side effects. However, the use of bioidentical hormones in Hormone Therapy minimizes the risk of side effects. Your provider will closely monitor your progress and address any concerns throughout the treatment process.

Tara Hilmes NP and her team offer subcutaneous Biote bioidentical pellet therapy, bioidentical topical cream, injectable hormones, and oral hormones.  The type of hormone replacement that is right for you will be determined by you and your provider after consultation and lab work.

Most insurance does not cover bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy.  There are certain therapies that can be prescribed through your pharmacy that your insurance may cover. Your insurance may cover your lab work.  Eterna does not accept insurance.  You may choose to submit your treatment to your insurance for reimbursement.  Out of pocket cost for Hormone Replacement Therapy is usually less than $2000 annually.  

Contact Eterna!

If you have any questions, would like to schedule a consultation, or require further information, please don’t hesitate to reach out. We are dedicated to providing personalized care and guiding you towards optimal well-being.


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