Nicole Garcia, M.D. – Beverly Hills Bioidentical Doctor
Beverly Hills Bioidentical Hormone Doctor, Nicole Garcia, M.D. is one of the most highly trained Bioidentical Hormone experts in the State of California.
Dr. Nicole Garcia provides Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) to both men and women at her practice in the Beverly Hills area.
Nicole Garcia, M.D. has helped thousands of women and men find relief from hormone related conditions such as menopause, andropause, adrenal fatigue and thyroid disorders, using Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy, customized nutrition and the highest grade of supplements available.
She has been able to help men and women of the Beverly Hills area correct health issues before they begin by addressing to the root of hormonal imbalance, dominance and deficiency.
Nicole Garcia, M.D. specializes in integrative medicine and Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy and is an active member of the Fellowship for Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine. As a member of the American Academy for Anti-Aging Medicine, Nicole Garcia, M.D. has received extensive training in the field of Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy with many years of experience treating men and women of all ages and all levels of hormone decline, dominance and imbalance.
Hormonal deficiencies or imbalances can be caused by a wide range of medical conditions and diseases that may surface in many different ways at any time of life. Nicole Garcia, M.D. understands that each one of her patients is unique and treats every patient as an individual.
Bioidentical Hormone Wellness Programs for Women
Women of all ages are well aware of the role that hormones play in the female body. Hormone deficiencies or imbalances in women can be a part of the aging process, or could be caused by a number of medical conditions. No matter the cause, living with the symptoms of hormonal imbalance can be difficult and downright unpleasant. Women all across the country are standing up and refusing to settle for a lifestyle controlled by their hormones, turning to a safe and natural bioidentical alternative to get their hormones back in balance and get their bodies performing at optimal levels through Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy.
Weight gain – Putting on weight despite regular exercise and a healthy diet can be due to hormone deficiencies or dominances. Balancing hormones and stabilizing metabolic function with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can prevent hormone related weight gain and restore energy levels to help maintain a healthy body weight.
Fatigue – Often related to hormone imbalance and made worse with other hormone related symptoms such as insomnia, the symptoms of fatigue can be debilitating, often taking the spark out of women’s lives leaving them feeling like a hollow shell going through the motions day to day. Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can be used to provide relief from the symptoms of fatigue by restoring wellness and optimal hormone balance.
Insomnia – Experienced by many women suffering from hormone related conditions, insomnia can be caused by hormones as well as the onset of other hormone related symptoms such as hot flashes, mood swings and depression. Restoring optimal hormone levels can help improve sleep patterns, making it easier to fall asleep, stay asleep longer, and wake up feeling more rested and restored.
Mood Swings – Imbalanced hormones can lead to feelings of instability, irritability and uncontrollable surges of emotions. Shown to improve mood swings and other menopause related symptoms in women, Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can help the body achieve and maintain optimal hormone levels.
Low Libido – A common side effect of hormonal decline or imbalance, low libido often affects women during menopause and can have a negative effect on relationships and quality of life. Fortunately, balancing these levels with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can restore libido and alleviate many other menopause related symptoms as well.
Vaginal Dryness – Often related to low libido and hormonal imbalances affecting the reproductive systems in women, vaginal dryness can cause pain during intercourse and be a major impedance on lifestyle. Obtaining and maintaining optimal hormone levels is essential in preserving female sexual health, and a custom tailored Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy is a safe and natural way for women to take charge of their sexual health.
Depression – A common side effect of hormonal changes, depression can be caused by imbalanced, dominant or deficient hormone levels, but also can be made worse with the onset other symptoms of menopause. Gaining weight, feeling tired all the time and a lack of libido is enough to put any woman’s mood down. Controlling hormone levels and finding relief from the symptoms of menopause with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can eliminate the feelings of depression and bring light back into life.
Hot Flashes – Described as abrupt and intense sensations of warmth that typically affect the face, neck and upper body, hot flashes are a common symptom of hormone decline associated with menopause. Maintaining optimal hormone balance through menopause with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy has been shown to alleviate symptoms such as hot flashes in women.
Memory Loss – Mental elasticity and the ability to retain short term and long term information is a well known as a characteristic that atrophies with age. Understanding the connection between hormones and their interactions with the hypothalamus and mental cognition has led to advances in Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy providing a way to prevent and reverse the effects of memory loss.
Uterine Fibrosis – Typically caused by imbalanced progesterone and estrogen levels, fibroids are common in women both young and old. Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can be used to balance hormone levels and prevent and reverse fibroid growth in women.
Endometriosis – Described as abnormal tissue growth that can appear on the female reproductive organs, endometriosis can cause intensified menstrual pains, irregular bleeding, and scarring of the uterus and sexual organs. Controlling estrogen levels with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy and specialized nutrition plans has been shown to greatly improve the symptoms of endometriosis in women.
Premenstrual Symptoms – Monthly hormone fluctuations related to the menstrual cycle can cause several undesirable side effects known as premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Symptom severity varies in women from severe to moderate, yet most women did not know there is a way to regulate these hormone fluctuations and alleviate and prevent some of the common symptoms of PMS with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy.
Bioidentical Hormone Wellness Programs for Men
The effects of hormone decline in men is a topic talked about much less, however it is undeniable that hormonal deficiencies or imbalances can greatly impact the performance of the male body as well. Testosterone is the primary male sex hormone, yet it affects so much more than just the reproductive systems. Low testosterone or generally imbalanced hormones in men can cause a myriad of different symptoms including chronic fatigue, low libido, and an overall lack of motivation and drive. If you are feeling less of the man you once were, do not wait any longer to take back your vitality.
While all men experience different symptoms of andropause in varying degrees of severity, the following are most commonly associated with andropause:
Erectile dysfunction – The inability to get an erection at all or to maintain one long enough for a satisfying sexual experience is called erectile dysfunction. Declining levels of testosterone is often to blame for this problem; Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can provide the hormones needed to improve or eliminate the symptoms of erectile dysfunction.
Low Libido – Adequate levels of testosterone are necessary to signal receptors in the brain and prepare the body to engage in sexual intercourse. When you suddenly lose interest in sex, it is usually due to insufficient testosterone levels. Fortunately, balancing these levels with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can help both low libido and erectile dysfunction.
Weight gain – If you’re putting on weight despite regular exercise and a healthy diet, it could be due to deficiencies in cortisol and testosterone. Balancing your testosterone and cortisol levels with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can help prevent and eliminate hormone related weight gain.
Fatigue – Low testosterone levels are often a factor in fatigue, as are other problems associated with hormone imbalance like night sweats, sleep apnea, and insomnia which can all also contribute to feelings of fatigue. Fortunately, all of these conditions respond well when balancing hormones with a Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy.
Insomnia – Related directly to hormonal function and also worsened by several other negative side effects of hormonal changes, insomnia is defined as the inability to fall asleep or to stay asleep long enough to feel rested. Treating the symptoms of hormone deficiency, dominance or imbalance with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy has been shown to improve sleep cycles and the quality of sleep.
Sleep Apnea – Low testosterone in men can contribute to sleep related conditions such as sleep apnea. Inhibited breathing and loud snoring disrupt sleep patterns as a side effect of sleep apnea. When testosterone levels are at their optimal balance it is actually easier to achieve deeper more restful sleep.
Night Sweats – Men can experience night sweats as a result of a hormone related condition. Depending on the intensity, night sweats can be accompanied by chills, nausea, headaches or an irregular heartbeat. Maintaining optimal hormone balance with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can lessen the frequency and severity of night sweats as well as many other hormone related symptoms.
Muscle Atrophy – As hormone levels begin to decline, a common side effect in the male body is muscle loss. Optimal testosterone levels promote healthy muscle growth and preservation, while declining or imbalanced hormones can lead to muscle atrophy.
Hair Loss – A typical symptom of thyroid disorders, hair loss is directly related to male hormones and can mean more than just losing the hair on the head.
Urinary Problems – Many aging men experience urinary problems connected to hormones. Urinary incontinence relates to a loss of bladder control and is one of many urinary problems experienced as a result of hormones. Maintaining optimal hormonal balance with a Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can prevent many urinary problems that onset with age.
Male Hot Flashes – Similar to those experienced by women, male hot flashes are abrupt and intense sensations of warmth that typically affect the face, neck and upper body. Male hot flashes can occur in varying frequencies and can last from a few minutes to over an hour.
Gynecomastia – Defined as an atypical male breast enlargement, gynecomastia is a condition connected directly to male hormones. It is commonly found in newborns as a result of the mother’s estrogen still in the male child’s system. When gynecomastia presents itself in adulthood, treating it with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy is the most effective way to manage it.
Depression – A common side effect of andropause, depression can be caused by imbalanced or deficient hormone levels, but also can be made worse with the onset of various other andropause related symptoms. Gaining weight, feeling tired all the time and a lack of libido is enough to put any man’s mood down.
Irritability – A general lack of patience or an inability to control temper and mood are sure signs of hormone related irritability in men. Although often caused by low testosterone, irritability can also be caused by estrogen dominance and worsened by environmental factors such as stress.
Men and women in the Beverly Hills, California area can benefit from the amazing results of a Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy Program designed specifically for their body’s unique needs by Dr. Nicole Garcia. Understanding the different ways that hormone related conditions can manifest is no easy task. With her years of experience and extensive training, Dr. Nicole Garcia’s Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy expertise is second to none.