Bio-identical Hormone Pellet Therapy

BioTE® Pellet Therapy are plant based, custom-compounded hormones in the form of subcutaneous pellets that look like tic-tacs.  They
 contain testosterone or estradiol and are placed under the skin for longer lasting effects (3-4 months).  This therapy keeps hormone levels consistent throughout the day and avoids roller coaster-like effects from oral or topically administered hormones. Studies have shown that bio-identical hormones have fewer side effects than synthetic hormones.

What type of pharmacies do we work with at BioTE Medical?

BioTE Medical uses highly specialized pharmacies that are registered with the FDA. The pellets are compliant to the FDA sterility process. BioTE Medical pharmacies employ environmental monitoring per every pellet batch. This is all overseen by a dedicated FDA compliance officer.

What kind of estrogen is in the bio-identical pellets?

BioTE Medical uses bio-identical estradiol in the pellets, meaning that the chemical structure is the same as the hormones naturally produced in your body.

Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT)

As each patient’s symptoms are unique, so is each patient's path to hormone optimization. Most patients report some symptom resolution in as little as two to four weeks, but full optimization may take up to six months. Your journey will be customized to fit your specific needs. It takes more than one to two weeks for your hormones to get out of balance, so expect it to take time to resolve.  More than 750,000 pellet insertions have been performed in BioTe's company history.  This translates to reliable data to prove that their product works.  Since our certification as providers for BioTe, we have also witnessed the drastic change that pellet therapy has provided in our practice.  The positive response has been overwhelming from patients who have been unable to find relief with conventional synthetic hormones.  We are confident that this treatment will work for you if you have not been able to find the right balance.

How can I get started with Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy?

Are you ready to feel better? To get started today call our office for a consultation.  You don't have to suffer in silence.  We can help. 310-325-9400

Low Testosterone in Men

​A low level of testosterone in a man means more than just a low sex drive or erectile dysfunction (ED). Symptoms consistent with low testosterone are:

Low sex drive
Erectile Dysfunction (ED)
Chronic fatigue
Loss of muscle mass
Increased body fat (especially in the waist area)
Decreased bone mass
Mood changes
Lower mental capacity
Brain Fog

Studies have shown that some of these conditions may be linked to low testosterone:

Cardiovascular Disease
Alcohol use
High Cholesterol

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Hormone Imbalance in Women

Night Sweats
Hot flashes
Decreased sex drive
Weight gain
Cold hands and feet

If your menstrual cycle has stopped before menopause, or if you are experiencing this or any other symptom of menopause, you may have low estradiol. An increase in UTIs, depression or painful intercourse may also indicate low estradiol in women.

I can identify with these symptoms, what do I do next? How do I get started?  A simple blood test will give you the answer.  Call our office 310-325-9400.