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Weight Loss

Maintaining Balance

WeightLoss 2Maintaining a healthy weight can be a serious challenge for both men and women at any age. Nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle all play a key role in helping to keep your weight in balance – but many individuals aren’t aware of just how important proper hormone balance can be for weight management.

Hormones and Weight Gain

It’s not always understood that hormones can directly affect your weight: most people consider diet and exercise the key contributing factors. However, hormones and weight gain/loss are more closely related than you might have thought – especially when an imbalance of cortisol (sometimes called “the stress hormone”) or estrogen (in both men and women) occurs.

Treatment Options

For Women

Many women experiencing weight gain during menopause or perimenopause have turned to Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) in order to restore diminished levels of estrogen and progesterone in their bodies. Diagnostic testing can be used to determine which hormones are out of balance – allowing physicians to prescribe the most appropriate treatment.

For Men

Because an imbalance of human growth hormone (HGH), testosterone, and cortisol can contribute to weight gain, many men over 45 who are experiencing the symptoms of andropause have also noticed substantial changes to their body’s composition. Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT), as prescribed by your physician, can help to bring your body back into balance – bringing you closer to relief from the symptoms of andropause and helping to manage your weight.



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  • I've been a patient of Dr. Landa for the past 3 months. I came to see her because I have all the menopause symptoms that were really driving me nuts and my cholesterol was high, my blood pressure was high, I have the night sweats, I have the mood swings. And I have to tell you that after 3 months…Read More
  • I came to see Doctor Landa 3 months ago and she understood all the problems that I have been concerned with. I have been taking the bioidentical hormones for three months and my life has improved tremendously. I feel great and I highly recommend Dr. Landa. *Results not typical. Always seek the advice of your physician or qualified healthcare provider…Read More
  • I came to see Dr. Jennifer Landa about 14 months ago. The bioidentical hormones have worked great for me! I have a lot more energy and feel younger than ever. I have several medications that I've stopped taking 8 months into the program. I used HCG to help with weight loss and altogether, I've lost 36 lbs. I feel great…Read More


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