What treatment options are available?

Estrogen 

Prescribed in combination with other hormones to help reestablish normal physiologic balance

Shown to be clinically effective for treatment of menopausal and postmenopausal symptoms and decreasing the risk of osteoporosis and colorectal cancer

Progestoerone 

Prescribed to counteract "estrogen dominance" and to help minimize the risk of endometrial cancer

Preferred by women who had previously taken synthetic progestins, according to a Mayo Clinic study

Androgens (Testosterone and dehydroepiandrosterone, or DHEA) 

Added to therapy to alleviate menopausal symptoms

Helpful in protecting against osteoporosis, loss of immune function, obesity and diabetes.

Testosterone 

Prescribed to men experiencing a decline in natural production

Designed to enhance psychological well-being and mood, improve erectile dysfunction and libido, increase muscle mass, strength and stature and preserve bone mass

Thyroid Hormone Therapy  
Prescribed to normalize thyroid gland production in men and women

Addresses a range of physiological symptoms related to hypothyroidism

Adrenal Fatigue  

Prescribed to men and women whose adrenal gland is not producing enough hormones

Addresses a range of physiological symptoms related to hypocortisolism

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