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Hormone Replacement Therapy

Hormone Replacement Therapy

Hormone Replacement Therapy services offered in Land O' Lakes, FL

Lets be honest...aging isn't for the faint of heart! 

And no one talks about it...

And no one warns you about it...

And most people look at you like you're crazy when you ask about it...

Hormone Replacement Therapy is a combination of medicines that relieve the symptoms of aging: 

  • Menopause and Perimenopause for women
    • Hot flashes, night sweats, mood changes, fatiuge , joint pain, decreased libido, & weight gain to mention a few
  • Man-o-pause:
    • mood changes, hair loss, weight gain, low motivation, joint pain, fatigue, & low libido to name a few. 


Did you know that your hormones start to fluctuate as early as your mid thirties? 


How to get started on HRT

Speak Thrive Family Practice provider if you're interested in starting HRT.

You can usually begin HRT as soon as you start experiencing the symptoms mentioned above, call us for a consult & we take some blood work to make sure we have the right dosing, and then we get you started!

We have partnered up with DeliveRxd to have your medications delivered to your door at an affordable price! 


Types of HRT

There are two main types of HRT:

  • Combined HRT (estrogen and progestogen) – for women who still have their womb
  • Estrogen-only HRT – for women who have had their womb removed in a hysterectomy
  • Testosterone
  • Supplemental 

There are several ways that oestrogen can be taken, including:

  • tablets – which can be taken by mouth
  • injections
  • a patch that you stick on your skin
  • an implant – under local anaesthetic
  • gels – which is applied to the skin and absorbed
  • sprays—which is applied to the forearm

When HRT is not suitable

HRT may not be suitable, or a specialist opinion may be needed, if you: