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Will my insurance cover the cost of this hormone health program?

The answer to this question depends on your specific provider and the coverage within your insurance policy. Medical Services Our hormone health program includes services from licensed healthcare providers, and many insurance policies do provide coverage for these types of services. However, insurance policies can vary greatly in terms of Read more ...

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Are financing options available for your programs?

Yes, financing is available.  Here is why we offer it. At Red Leaf Wellness, our commitment is to make quality healthcare accessible to everyone. We understand that when public health coverage is not available, the cost of private healthcare can be a significant burden. To ensure that financial barriers do Read more ...

By |June 9, 2024|Categories: |Comments Off on Are financing options available for your programs?

Is Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) natural?

While Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) uses hormones that originate from natural plant sources, these hormones undergo extensive chemical processing to become identical to those produced by the human body. This processing allows the hormones to function effectively within the body, mimicking natural hormone activity. However, it’s important to understand Read more ...

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Do bioidentical hormones cause weight gain?

Weight gain is not a common side effect of Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT Edmonton). In fact, by balancing hormones, BHRT can help alleviate symptoms that might contribute to weight gain, such as fatigue, low metabolism, and insulin resistance. Some patients even report weight loss and improved body composition due Read more ...

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Why is HRT no longer recommended?

Traditional Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) has faced scrutiny due to potential risks, including an increased risk of breast cancer, blood clots, and heart disease. These risks were highlighted by studies such as the Women's Health Initiative, which led to a decline in HRT use. However, recent research indicates that HRT Read more ...

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At what age should a woman stop taking bioidentical hormones?

The decision to stop taking bioidentical hormones is highly individualized and should be based on health status, symptoms, and personal preferences. Typically, women may continue BHRT as long as the benefits, such as relief from menopausal symptoms and improved quality of life, outweigh the risks. This decision is usually made Read more ...

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Which is better: HRT or bioidentical?

The choice between traditional Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) and Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) depends on individual health needs and preferences. BHRT uses hormones that are chemically identical to those the body produces, potentially leading to better tolerance and fewer side effects. Traditional HRT, on the other hand, uses synthetic Read more ...

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Who is not a candidate for bioidentical hormones?

Individuals with a history of hormone-sensitive cancers, blood clots, or liver disease may not be suitable candidates for Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT). Those with untreated thyroid disorders, undiagnosed vaginal bleeding, or severe liver dysfunction should also avoid BHRT. It is essential to consult with a healthcare provider to determine Read more ...

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What is your refund policy for the Restore+ Hormone Health Program?

Due to the personalized nature of our Restore+ Hormone Health Program, all service packages, including Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT), are non-refundable once payment has been made. This policy applies under all circumstances, including voluntary discontinuation, inability to complete the program, or dissatisfaction with treatment results. If you have concerns Read more ...

By |June 3, 2024|Categories: |Comments Off on What is your refund policy for the Restore+ Hormone Health Program?

Can naturopaths prescribe bioidentical hormones in Alberta?

In Alberta, naturopathic doctors (NDs) are not authorized to prescribe bioidentical hormones. Only licensed medical doctors (MDs), nurse practitioners (NPs), and other healthcare providers with prescribing authority can prescribe bioidentical hormones. However, having an integrative team at Red Leaf Wellness brings the best of both Eastern and Western medicine in Read more ...

By |May 29, 2024|Categories: |Comments Off on Can naturopaths prescribe bioidentical hormones in Alberta?

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