The most common way of treating cancer is through hormone treatment, which is sometimes referred to as hormonal therapy or endocrine therapy. It uses hormones in the medical treatment of cancer, which slows down or stops the growth of completely and spread of cancer cells within the body. Hormone replacement therapy is administered to women who have menopausal symptoms and is one of the several types of hormone therapies that are there.
When it is used with other treatments, it can reduce the size of a tumor before surgery or radiotherapy, a process called neoadjuvant therapy. It also lowers the risk of cancer coming back after treatment, a process known as adjuvant therapy. Hormonal therapy also destroys any cancer recurrent cancer cells or the ones that have spread all over the body.
Side effects of hormonal therapy
This type of therapy hampers the production of hormones in your body or interferes with how these hormones behave. As such, this can lead to some side effects depending on the type of hormone therapy that you receive and the reaction of your body to it. However, these side effects differ from one person to the next, and some may differ depending on the gender of the patient.
Some of the common male side effects after receiving hormonal therapy for prostate cancer include:
- Disinterest in sex or the ability to have it
- Hot flashes
- Weakened bones
- Enlarged or tender breasts,
Common side effects for women who receive hormone therapy for breast cancer include:
- Mood changes
- Vaginal dryness
- hot flashes
- Disinterest in sex
- Change of menstrual cycle if you have not yet reached menopause
Hormonal therapy is meant to solve many health problems for both men and women. Different hormonal therapies help in dealing with uncomfortable signs of hormonal imbalance for persons of different age groups. We provide all these therapies in the most comfortable environments. Those men and women looking for anti-aging therapies will get quality treatment to maintain the vitality that seems to slip away.
What to expect in our hormonal therapy treatment
Hormonal therapy is administered in different ways. The most common procedures include swallowing of pills, injection in your arm, belly, leg, or thigh. When administered in surgery, women ovaries are removed, and for men, the testicles are removed
- Anti-aging therapy
Anti-aging hormone therapy is also available to those of you who exhibit the following symptoms:
- Feeling too tired
- Lack of energy
- Inability to maintain muscle or loose fat
- You want to increase your libido and optimal sexual function
- Irritability, brains fogged and so on.
If you have such symptoms, then our anti-aging therapy is the best for you.
We believe in optimizing the quality of your life and are ready to help you in maintaining it. You need to seek excellent therapy experts that will help in providing excellent solutions to your life. You can book a screening at any time and find out the kind of help you can get, based on your preferred therapy.