Therapies

Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement

Balance Your Hormones Fast!

We are Tampa Bay’s top bioidentical hormone replacement clinic.

For more than 23 years we’ve provided safe, effective, and natural hormone replacement therapy to thousands of women in the Tampa Bay area, at our Clearwater, FL clinic.

Why Suffer?

You don’t have to suffer from hormonal symptoms, like moodiness, hot flashes, irritability, weight gain, sleep issues, and more.

The good news is that our bioidentical hormone doctors can quickly reverse this so you can have more energy, optimism, sleep better, and feel your self again!

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You Deserve This

You deserve to feel your best and we can get you there in short order.

Most women are shocked by the difference natural hormone replacement therapy can make.  A common theme we hear is, “If I had only known it would have been this easy, I wouldn’t have waited.”

So, don’t wait. Hormone replacement is one of the easiest things you can do to improve your health.

You can feel great again, lose weight, have more energy, and sleep better than ever.

Contact Us Today!

LifeWorks Wellness Center is one of the longest-running, natural & holistic treatment clinics in the Tampa Bay.

Call us at 727-466-6789 to get more info or submit an online inquiry.

Menopause Symptoms Relieved by HRT

Most women who are going through hormonal changes will experience or feel one or more of the following common symptoms:

  • Moody
  • Tired
  • Hot flashes
  • Emotional / Irritability
  • Foggy / Fuzzy thinking
  • Anxious
  • Weight gain / Water Retention
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Headaches or migraines that get worse
  • Constipation
  • Lowered sex drive / Painful sex
  • Increase in UTI’s
  • Lack of Motivation
  • Fatigue / Tiredness / Exhaustion
  • Depression / Anxiety
  • Breast tenderness
  • Trouble concentrating
  • PMS getting worse
  • Irregular periods
  • Vaginal dryness or discomfort during sex.

Contact LifeWorks

727-466-6789
727-451-1010

Mon – Thurs: 9:00am – 5pm
Friday: 9:00am – 4pm
301 Turner Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
LifeWorks Wellness Center, LLC, Clinic, Clearwater, FL

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I UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:

I am not an existing patient of LifeWorks.
I will have to travel to Clearwater, Florida for a consultation, lab-testing and treatment
LifeWorks does not accept medical insurance Medicaid or Medicare
I will have to pay for my initial consultation at the time of scheduling
I may be required to stay in Florida for the duration of my treatment
LifeWorks does not refer patients to other clinics

Hormone Replacement Success Stories

At LifeWorks we have helped thousands of Tampa Bay women re-balance their hormones, safely and naturally, and we can do the same for you.

“Since November, I have gone from a listless (inside and out), emotional, ill-feeling person to a vibrant, energetic, life-loving person. I have gone from sitting and crying all day to tackling the world with enthusiasm. Never did I think my problems were related to hormone issues, until I came to LifeWorks and got educated. I feel better than I have done in about 10 years. You gave me new hope and I am down 19lb, I feel young and when people ask me what I am doing to feel this way I steer people your way and tell them to get ready to feel good! You have an incredible office and I don’t know how you do your job every day with people in the shape I was in, but I am sure glad you do! Thank you so much.”* – S.B.

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“Before I came to LifeWorks and had my hormones checked, I was a mess. You name it, I had every menopause symptom going. Doing the test was a very simple procedure, and I was amazed when I saw the results – my hormones were so out of balance, no wonder I felt so bad. The relief I experienced when I started applying the bioidentical hormone cream was fantastic. Within one month my symptoms were cut in half, and now – a year on, they are non-existent. Why suffer?”* – ML

“Thank you LifeWorks for helping me. I am only 32 but have suffered bad PMS for several years. I thought I would just have to live with it – it never occurred I could have a hormone imbalance. What a relief when I started taking bioidentical hormones. No more cramping, tiredness in the afternoon or irritability. I have recommended many girlfriends to your clinic.”* – JD

Contact Us Today!

LifeWorks Wellness Center is one of the longest-running, natural & holistic treatment clinics in the Tampa Bay.

Call us at 727-466-6789 to get more info or submit an online inquiry.

Common Questions & Answers about Hormone Therapy

What are Bioidentical Hormones?

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT), also called natural hormone replacement therapy, is the supplemental use of Bioidentical Hormones (estrogen, progesterone, and/or testosterone) to replace and balance your own hormones.

Bioidentical hormones are exactly the same hormones, molecule per molecule that the body produces, however they come from plant sources. These are considered natural to the body because they are identical biologically to female hormones and so they help you to rebalance hormone levels in a safe and natural way.

Why Bioidentical Hormone Replacement?

Hormones play a critical role in the way we feel, our mood and emotions, our energy levels and our motivation and drive as well as how our body functions. Hormones are the body’s way of sending internal communication to other parts of the body, in order to make something happen in the target area. As we age, our body is changing and it’s not uncommon for these hormones to fluctuate (sometimes too little, sometimes too much) wildly, leaving us functioning at a lower level physically and making us wonder why we are feeling so strange, crappy or out of the ordinary.

How Do I Get my Hormone Levels Tested?

To get your hormone levels checked, we perform a very simple saliva test that is done throughout the day. The results of this test show a complete picture of hormone levels – three estrogens, progesterone, testosterone, cortisol, and DHEA. Knowing exact hormone levels and ratios allows us to customize your specific hormonal replacement program.

How Do I take Bioidentical Hormones?

If your hormones are found to be out of balance and you chose to supplement with BHRT, your program will include a prescription with individualized compounded doses of bioidentical hormones rather than the “one dose fits all” approach of conventional hormone replacement therapy. It will be tailored specifically to fit you. The prescription will be filled at a compounding pharmacy in the form of a light cream, which you will apply to your skin every morning – you will be recommended to rotate application sites – inner upper arms, inner thighs, and buttocks.

Why We Avoid Pellet Implants

While some hormone therapy clinics implant hormone pellets under the skin, in our view, this is a more invasive and somewhat less natural approach.

The good news is that you can skip the scalpel because we can more easily and precisely fine-tune your hormone replacement dosage without implanting a foreign object in your body.

What Can I Expect with BHRT?

While results may vary, many women find they get relief from their symptoms almost immediately. However, it is important to track progress and work closely with your LifeWorks Wellness Center practitioner. After about 6 months, you should return to LifeWorks and have your hormone levels checked once again, to make sure you are moving closer toward your ideal balance.

For the best results, it is recommended that a woman get a baseline hormone level test when she is younger and in peak health. This provides a benchmark and greatly assists in rapidly balancing a patient’s hormone levels later in life when symptoms start to occur.

Not all-natural solutions for menopause symptoms involve Bioidentical hormones. LifeWorks practitioners are happy to discuss and recommend a number of natural supplements that will help to support the body during all three stages of the menopause years to help you re-gain a pre-menopausal life again.

Contact Us Today!

LifeWorks Wellness Center is one of the longest-running, natural & holistic treatment clinics in the Tampa Bay.

Call us at 727-466-6789 to get more info or submit an online inquiry.

How Do Bioidentical Hormones Work?

In this video, Dr. Minkoff explains bioidentical hormones, how they work and what can be done about it.

Feel Like Yourself Again!

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There’s no need to suffer from all the uncomfortable symptoms that go along with hormonal changes.

There are safe, all-natural, plant-based hormone replacement solutions that often very quickly resolve these issues.

Women today are doing more than at any other point in history. Busy moms, job responsibilities, tending a family, taking care of pets, having social time, volunteering, traveling, planning, and so on. It never ends. Women have incredible strength to soldier on despite feeling terrible. It’s in our DNA but why suffer through when it’s such an easy fix?

Contact Us Today!

You won’t believe the difference that balancing your hormones can make. You’ve got nothing to lose and everything to gain. Life is ahead of you and it needs the best version of YOU possible! Let’s fix this now and once and for all!

Give us a call at 727-466-6789 and speak with one of our knowledgeable female Patient Coordinators. Or submit an online inquiry.

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Disclaimer

BHRT is a controversial approach to menopause that, while adopted by many physicians practicing integrative, complementary or alternative medicine, has not been adopted by physicians in conventional settings. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is skeptical that the scientific evidence supports this approach to care. Wyeth, a pharmaceutical company that manufacturers synthetic hormone replacement therapy has petitioned the FDA to limit certain compounds that may be used, which the FDA has granted. Not all compounds remain available, though the primary ingredients with clinical significance remain available. Large population studies of BHRT have not been conducted, and the information available about both the risks and benefits of natural hormone replacement are the result of clinical experience and applied knowledge of biochemistry rather than such studies.

Dr. Minkoff

About Dr. Minkoff

In 1995, Dr. Minkoff's wife became ill and her physicians couldn't find what was wrong. Not accepting their "no hope" conclusion, Dr. Minkoff went on a search to help her which led him out of emergency medicine into complementary and alternative medicine to find the answers. In the process he gained expertise in Biological medicine, heavy metal detoxification, anti-aging medicine, hormone replacement therapy, functional medicine, energy medicine, neural and prolotherapy, homeopathy and optimum nutrition. He studied under the masters in each of these disciplines until he became an expert in his own right. The answers he found were soon in demand when others learned of his wife’s return to good health. In response to this, he and his wife, Sue Minkoff RN established LifeWorks Wellness Center in 1997 and it quickly became one of the most comprehensive complementary and alternative medicine clinics in the U.S.