Pellet Therapy for Women
For the right candidate, hormone replacement therapy with testosterone can alleviate discomfort and improve a woman’s quality of life, as she experiences menopause.
However, optimal treatment outcomes rely heavily on proper dosing and patient compliance, which can be difficult to regulate with topical, oral, sublingual, or injectable testosterone.
Fortunately, pellet therapy for women is a safe and effective way to ensure that patients steadily receive the appropriate dose of testosterone to meet their individual needs.
So, is pellet therapy right for you?
Here’s everything you need to know about treatment benefits and what you can expect from the procedure.
What is Pellet Therapy for Women?
Pellet therapy for women is a form of hormone replacement therapy. During this minimally-invasive procedure, testosterone pellets are implanted into soft tissue to provide relief from hormonal imbalances and symptoms of menopause.
Why Consider HRT with Pellet Therapy for Women?
Many patients elect to undergo pellet therapy for women to increase energy levels, improve physical performance, and enhance libido.
Compared to other options, this approach to HRT offers constant, 24/7 delivery of bioidentical testosterone, without any fluctuation in blood levels.
It also eliminates the worry and consequences that could result from missing a dose, which commonly occurs with other testosterone delivery methods.
What Can Patients Expect from Pellet Therapy Procedure?
Pellet therapy for women requires a minimally invasive procedure every four-to-five months.
The treatment is performed in a sterile environment and involves numbing the implantation site with a local anesthetic.
Next, a 1.5 mm incision is made in the upper 1/3 of the buttocks, and a surgical trocar precisely delivers the pellet to the desired location.
Finally, a steri-strip is used to close the incision, and it must remain in place for five days.
This procedure is well-tolerated by most patients and requires little to no downtime. In fact, after pellet therapy for women, you can resume all normal activities the next day, including exercise.
If you are considering HRT and would like to learn more about pellet therapy for women, please call Tyson’s Gynecology today to schedule a comprehensive consultation with one of our highly skilled and experienced providers.