Hormone Replacement Therapy for Women

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hormone replacement therapy for women

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for women is a specialized treatment that addresses the hormonal imbalances that occur during menopause. Menopause is a natural process that marks the end of a woman’s reproductive years, but it can also bring about a range of uncomfortable symptoms due to a decline in estrogen and progesterone levels.

At Wunderbar Medspa, we understand the impact that menopause can have on a woman’s quality of life. Our goal is to provide comprehensive and personalized hormone replacement therapy to alleviate the symptoms associated with menopause and help women regain their vitality.

We are dedicated to helping women navigate the challenges of menopause and restore their vitality and well-being with hormone replacement therapy. To learn more about our hormone replacement therapy options or to schedule a consultation with us at your nearest Wunderbar location, call your nearest location.

Mountain View: (650) 254-1200

San Jose: (408) 831-6229

Carmel: (831) 656-9331

What are the Symptoms of Menopause?

During menopause, the levels of estrogen and progesterone in a woman’s body decrease, leading to a range of symptoms such as:

  • Hot Flashes 
  • Mood Swings 
  • Low Energy
  • Sleep Disturbances 
  • Pain During Intercourse
  • Vaginal Dryness 

Additionally, bone loss becomes a concern, increasing the risk of osteoporosis and fractures. (1) Furthermore, there is growing evidence suggesting that hormonal changes during menopause may impact cardiovascular health and increase the risk of certain conditions, including breast cancer. (2)

While menopause is a natural part of a woman’s life, it doesn’t mean that she has to accept the negative effects it brings. Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) offers a comprehensive approach to managing the symptoms and potential health risks associated with menopause.

HRT involves supplementing the body with hormones, typically estrogen and progesterone, to restore hormonal balance and alleviate menopausal symptoms. By replenishing these hormone levels, women can experience relief from hot flashes, mood swings, and sleep disturbances, allowing them to regain their quality of life.

About BHRT

At Wunderbar, we use bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT). Bioidentical hormones, also known as natural hormones, have gained popularity in recent years as an alternative treatment for hormone imbalance and menopause relief. These hormones are derived from plant sources and are structurally identical to the hormones naturally produced by our bodies.

Benefits of BHRT

Improved Energy, Mood, and Emotional Well-Being

Hormone imbalances can often lead to low energy, mood swings, irritability, and feelings of sadness. Hormone replacement therapy can help stabilize hormone levels, leading to improved energy levels, emotional stability, and an overall sense of well-being.

Reduced Hot Flashes and Night Sweats 

One of the most common symptoms of hormonal changes in women is the occurrence of hot flashes and night sweats. Hormone replacement therapy can effectively alleviate these uncomfortable symptoms, allowing women to enjoy a more comfortable daily life and uninterrupted sleep.

Enhanced Libido and Improved Sexual Satisfaction

Hormone fluctuations can negatively impact a woman’s sexual desire and satisfaction. Hormone replacement therapy can help restore hormonal balance, leading to increased libido, alleviation of vaginal dryness, and improved sexual satisfaction.

Improved Bone Density and Reduced Risk of Osteoporosis

As women age, they become more susceptible to developing osteoporosis, a condition characterized by weakened bones. Hormone replacement therapy can help improve bone density and reduce the risk of fractures and osteoporosis, promoting long-term skeletal health.

Reduced Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke

Hormone replacement therapy has been shown to have cardiovascular benefits, including reducing the risk of heart disease and stroke. By optimizing hormone levels, women can potentially lower their risk of these serious health conditions.

Improved Cognitive Function and Reduced Risk of Dementia

Hormonal changes can affect cognitive function and increase the risk of dementia in women. Hormone replacement therapy can help maintain cognitive function and potentially reduce the risk of developing dementia.

Candidates for HRT

The ideal candidate for HRT is a woman who is in good overall health and has realistic expectations for what to expect from treatment. It is important for candidates to understand that HRT is not suitable for everyone and should be discussed with a knowledgeable healthcare professional. Factors such as personal medical history, family history of breast cancer, and individual risk factors need to be considered before initiating treatment. We will conduct a thorough evaluation to assess the patient’s eligibility and determine the most appropriate course of action.

Why Choose BHRT?

One of the key advantages of bioidentical hormones is their personalized nature. Unlike traditional hormone replacement options, which offer a one-size-fits-all approach, bioidentical hormones can be customized to meet each patient’s unique needs. Through comprehensive hormone testing and analysis, a skilled physician can determine the specific hormone imbalances and deficiencies present in an individual and tailor a treatment plan accordingly.

Personal Consultation

During the consultation, we will first discuss the specific menopausal symptoms experienced by the patient, such as hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, and vaginal dryness. Understanding these symptoms allows us to tailor the treatment plan specifically to address each patient’s unique needs.

Next, it is crucial to delve into the patient’s personal medical history. This includes exploring past and current medical conditions, previous hormone-related treatments or surgeries, and any medications that the patient may be currently taking. By understanding the patient’s medical background, we can ensure that HRT is safe and appropriate for them.

Family medical history also plays a role in determining the suitability of HRT. We will explore the patient’s family history to identify any potential genetic predispositions or risks associated with HRT. This information allows us to customize the treatment plan and take necessary precautions if needed.

Lifestyle factors are another essential aspect to consider. Dr. Korman will discuss the patient’s overall lifestyle, including diet, exercise, stress levels, and sleep patterns. These factors can impact the effectiveness of HRT, and understanding them helps us create a more tailored treatment plan.

Preparing for HRT

To optimize the benefits of HRT, it is essential to make certain lifestyle modifications. We may recommend incorporating regular exercise, maintaining a balanced diet, managing stress levels, and getting adequate sleep. These lifestyle changes work synergistically with HRT to promote overall well-being and enhance the therapy’s effectiveness.

Preparing for HRT at Wunderbar involves a comprehensive approach that considers both the physical and emotional well-being of the patient. Our personalized care and expertise aim to optimize the outcome of hormone replacement therapy. Patients can take the first step towards a balanced and fulfilling life by contacting us online.

Complementary Procedures 

Botox & Fillers

Botox and Dysport are neurotoxin injectables that work by temporarily relaxing the muscles responsible for causing wrinkles and fine lines. By targeting specific areas of concern, such as crow’s feet, forehead lines, and frown lines, these treatments can effectively smooth out wrinkles and create a more youthful appearance. The procedure is quick, virtually painless, and requires no downtime, making it an excellent option for those seeking a convenient and efficient solution.

In addition to Botox and Dysport, we also offer a variety of dermal fillers, including Juvéderm, Restylane, and Radiesse. These fillers are composed of hyaluronic acid or calcium hydroxyapatite, substances naturally found in the body. When injected into targeted areas, they restore lost volume, soften deep creases, and enhance facial contours. Whether a patient desires plumper lips, fuller cheeks, or smoother nasolabial folds, our skilled team will customize their treatment plan to address their unique needs and preferences.

Non-Surgical Face/Neck Lift

Surgical face-lifting can be a considerable investment. Our non-surgical facelift options are designed to lift and tighten sagging skin, reduce the appearance of wrinkles, and restore youthful contours to the face. By utilizing cutting-edge technologies and innovative treatment modalities, we can achieve remarkable results without the need for surgical intervention. These include techniques such as Morpheus8, Ultherapy, and NOVA thread lifting to target specific problem areas and stimulate collagen production, resulting in tighter, smoother, and more youthful-looking skin.

Body Sculpting

CoolSculpting Elite is a non-surgical approach to body sculpting that utilizes controlled cooling technology to freeze and eliminate stubborn fat cells. With its enhanced applicators and dual-sculpting capabilities, CoolSculpting Elite allows for faster and more comprehensive treatment sessions.

In addition to this non-invasive treatment, we also offer Sculptra for Body, an injectable cosmetic procedure designed to improve body contours and enhance overall volume. Sculptra stimulates collagen production, helping to restore lost volume and firmness in areas such as the buttocks, hips, and thighs. 

Cost of HRT in Mountain View

The cost of hormone replacement therapy for women can vary depending on several factors. At Wunderbar, we understand that each patient has unique needs and goals, which is why we tailor our treatment plans to meet individual requirements. When determining the cost of hormone replacement therapy, we take into account various factors such as the specific treatment prescribed, the duration of the therapy, and the overall complexity of the patient’s condition.

Patients with questions regarding the cost of hormone replacement therapy for women who would like to schedule a consultation should call their nearest location below or complete a simple form on our website. Our team is here to assist you and guide you through the process.

Mountain View: (650) 254-1200

San Jose: (408) 831-6229

Carmel: (831) 656-9331


  1. Ji MX, Yu Q. Primary osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. Chronic Diseases and Translational Medicine. 2015;1(1):9-13. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cdtm.2015.02.006 
  2. Nair AR, Pillai AJ, Nair N. Cardiovascular Changes in Menopause. Current Cardiology Reviews. 2020;16. doi:https://doi.org/10.2174/1573403×16666201106141811