Patients schedule a video appointment with me to report their symptoms, and we discuss what feels out of balance, as well as their goals. After reviewing their patient history and making sure their preventive testing is up-to-date (annual exam, pap, DXA scan, breast studies, etc.), I often will prescribe certain hormone testing for the patient to get done at the lab of their choice.
The patient then schedules a follow up Lab Review appointment with me where an individualized bio-identical hormone therapy (BHRT) plan is created. The treatment hormones are provided sometimes through a traditional pharmacy and sometimes through a compound pharmacy, which makes medications from scratch according to the doctor’s orders.