Compassionate Womens Healthcare

Hormone Replacement Therapy

Hormone Replacement Therapy services offered in the greater Evansville, IN area

Hormone replacement therapy can optimize your hormone levels when you’re struggling with menopause symptoms like hot flashes and mood swings. At her premier women’s health practice in Evansville, Indiana, compassionate board-certified women’s health care nurse practitioner Amanda Phelps-Jones, WHNP-BC, provides expert care for hormone problems. Amanda spends time with you, listens to your needs, and customizes your hormone replacement to relieve your symptoms. Hormone replacement therapy can help restore your life when your symptoms drag you down, so contact the office by phone or book an appointment online to learn more. 

Hormone Replacement Therapy Q & A

What is hormone replacement therapy?

Hormone replacement therapy is a treatment that restores hormones lost to menopause. In addition, it can balance hormones for women who experience hormone imbalance in their younger years. 

There are many ways to replace hormones, including pills, injections, topical creams, and implanted pellets. 

When is hormone replacement therapy necessary?

Menopause symptoms often start slowly and increase over time. At first, you might be able to manage your symptoms with simple lifestyle changes, like wearing lighter clothes to be more comfortable during hot flashes. 

But, unfortunately, for many women, menopause symptoms can quickly become unbearable. Common issues are:

  • Hot flashes
  • Mood swings
  • Depression
  • Weight gain
  • Night sweats
  • Reduced (or absent) libido
  • Pain during sex
  • Increase in urinary tract infections (UTIs)
  • Urinary incontinence

Symptoms can be different over time, and each woman may have a different experience during menopause. But, regardless of the specifics, many women find menopause symptoms extremely difficult to deal with. 

If your menopause symptoms are affecting your quality of life, Amanda wants you to know that it doesn’t have to be like that. You can replace the missing hormones the root cause of your symptoms and feel comfortable again through hormone replacement therapy. 

What is the hormone replacement therapy process?

Amanda Phelps-Jones, WHNP-BC, starts with hormone testing to determine exactly what you need. She then tailors a hormone replacement plan based on your hormone levels, age, weight, and other individual factors.

Amanda offers the world’s leading bioidentical hormones as she has partnered with Hormone Centers of America (HTCA).  Bioidentical hormones are derived from nature and replicate the exact structure of natural human hormones. Your body accepts bioidentical hormones as its own, and these hormones work within your body like any other hormone. 

More than 3 million people have been treated with HTCA bioidentical hormones over the last decade, and this innovative approach to hormone replacement is life-changing for many women. 

HTCA bioidential hormones are contained in little rice-sized pellets. Amanda numbs your skin, usually in the buttocks area, and inserts the pellets through a tiny incision. This office-based procedure only takes a few minutes. 

The hormones are released gradually into your bloodstream. It varies by patient, but most women start experiencing symptom relief anywhere from a few days to weeks.  Most women need this procedure only three or four times a year. 

To learn more about hormone replacement therapy, call Amanda Phelps-Jones, WHNP-BC, or click online scheduling now.