Ghaly Center -  - Regenerative Medicine Specialist

Fouad Ghaly, MD

Regenerative Medicine Specialist located in South Bay, Torrance, CA

Hormone Therapy

If you experience low energy, diminished sex drive, and weight gain, don’t assume they’re unavoidable effects of aging, or that you are stuck with them. It could be diminishing hormones, such as estrogen and testosterone. At the Ghaly Center, regenerative medicine specialist Dr. Fouad Ghaly offers bioidentical hormone therapy to restore your levels and improve your overall well-being. This natural approach to hormone therapy is available to residents who live in and around Torrance, California. Call the office or use the online booking agent today to learn more about hormone therapy.

Hormone Therapy Q & A

What symptoms suggest I would benefit from hormone therapy?

Hormones drive a number of your body’s processes. Especially important are the sex hormones estrogen and testosterone, but growth hormones and thyroid hormones also contribute to your health and well-being.

Women who have the following symptoms should consult Dr. Ghaly about possible hormone therapy:

  • Hot flashes/night sweats
  • Vaginal dryness and painful intercourse
  • Irritability and mood swings
  • Trouble concentrating
  • Headaches

Other symptoms include fatigue, breast tenderness, and irregular periods. Often hormone replacement therapy is a solution when you’re approaching menopause, or you experienced early menopause due to surgery or cancer treatment.

Men who would benefit from testosterone hormone therapy have many of the same symptoms, as well as:

  • Weight gain and muscle loss
  • Fatigue and sleep problems
  • Hair loss
  • Diminished sex drive and erectile dysfunction
  • Urinary problems

What are bioidentical hormones?

Bioidentical hormones are derived from natural plant ingredients to chemically match the makeup of hormones found in your body. Your body thus accepts and uses them efficiently to regulate your system and reduce or eliminate bothersome symptoms.

What are the benefits of bioidentical hormones?

Bioidentical hormones are all natural, unlike the chemically-derived hormones used in other therapies. Your body cannot distinguish between bioidentical hormones and what it would produce. Bioidentical hormones also cause fewer side effects than synthetics.

Who is a candidate for bioidentical hormones?

If you experience symptoms of menopause or low testosterone, Dr. Ghaly can give you a physical exam, study your medical history, and do lab work to determine if you’d benefit from hormone therapy. Women in perimenopause or menopause often benefit from bioidentical hormone therapy. In men, testosterone levels start to decline gradually after age 30, so as you reach your 40s and 50s, you may experience some of the bothersome symptoms of low T.

How are bioidentical hormones administered?

Dr. Ghaly determines the mix of hormones that are most likely to benefit your particular symptoms. He offers the hormones in the form of BioTE hormone pellets, which are customized for you and inserted just under your skin in a simple outpatient procedure.

This therapy provides you with a constant hormone level throughout the day.


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Ghaly Center
20911 Earl Street, Suite 260
South Bay

Torrance, CA 90503
Phone: 310-341-4346
Fax: (310) 542-5900
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