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At Western Missouri Medical Center, we are a certified provider of the Biote Method of hormone optimization therapy. We offer patient-centric strategies to optimize hormones and extend healthspans for both women and men.
What is Biote?
Biote is a leader in precision and preventive medicine has translated over 80 years of scientific insight into clinically validated medical protocols that identify and treat the earliest indicators of hormone imbalance. Using the Biote Method, we work with each of our patients on an ongoing basis to analyze symptoms and lab results using Biote’s specially designed dosing algorithm to develop a unique treatment plan.
What is bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy?
The Biote method of bioidentical hormone replacement therapy uses custom-compounded pellets (approximately the size of a grain of rice) that contain doses of testosterone and estrogen. These hormones are bioidentical to those already present in the body and work to restore hormones to optimal levels. The pellets are placed subcutaneously in the buttocks and release a continuous stream of hormones as the body needs them. Once inserted, the pellets dissolve slowly, so that they only need to be re-administered every 4-6 months depending on the patient.
The Importance of Hormone Balance
For men and women, the sex hormones estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone perform several important processes. Both men and women begin to produce less of these hormones as they age, which can start as early as someone’s mid 20s or early 30s. Most women see a significant drop in estrogen and testosterone during menopause, while many men may experience a similar phenomenon relating to testosterone, known as andropause. Hormonal imbalances occur when there is too much or too little of a hormone in the bloodstream. Hormones are important for regulating most major bodily processes. Because of their essential role in the body, even the smallest hormonal imbalance can cause side effects throughout the body.
Hormone Imbalance Symptoms for Women:
Hormone Imbalance Symptoms for Men:
Biote® Clinical Grade Nutraceuticals
Biote clinical-grade nutraceuticals are often a necessary component of healthier aging and provide important nutritional support for vitamin and mineral deficiencies that may have created health deficits that have often been accumulating for years. Biote nutraceuticals are specifically formulated to support hormone and thyroid optimization. They deliver improved, personalized outcomes for those patients with health deficits resulting from poor food quality, poor food choices, stress, health conditions, excessive alcohol intake, and drug-nutrient depletion.
Getting started with hormone optimization is easy. Call us today to schedule a consultation to discuss your symptoms and health goals. We will walk you through hormone optimization and help you determine if it is right for you.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Visit our online Biote Nutraceutical Online Store Site!
Biote Nutraceuticals feature superior supplements that help maintain normal hormone balance. Each Biote supplement contains well-researched ingredients that help support your health & wellness and overall wellbeing. Purcahse your Nutraceuticals on our online store by clicking the link below.
Biote | WMMC Online Nutraceutical Store
Help us help you! Take the below symptom assessment prior to your appointment to share with your provider importance information about the hormone imbalance symptoms you’re facing.
Learn more about our hormone therapy service in this radio interview with Dr. Lynn Birchmier & Adonius Wright, NP.
Western Missouri Medical Center is now offering virtual visits!
Patients that meet criteria can be seen from the comfort of your own home via virtual visits. To find out if your appointment would qualify for virtual visits, contact the clinic for more information.
Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine Kirksville, MO
Obstetrics/Gynecology Northeast Regional Medical Center Kirksville, MO
American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Bachelors of Science in Health Care Administration and Planning from Tennessee State University in Nashville, TN
Master of Science in Nursing – Women’s and Adult Health from Vanderbilt University School of Nursing in Nashville, TN
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