Houston Bioidentical Hormone Specialists
Houston Bioidentical Hormone Specialist, Faith M. Whittier M.D. is a highly trained Bioidentical Hormone Doctor located in Houston Texas. Faith M. Whittier M.D. has advanced training in Obstetrician and Gynecologist and specializes in treating hormone decline in women due to menopause, perimenopause, thyroid disorders or general hormonal imbalances.
Dr. Faith Whittier is a Board certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist Fellowship trained in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona school of Integrative Medicine under the direction of Dr. Andrew Weil. She specializes and has a passion for treating women entering Midlife. Helping women regain hormonal balance with in depth treatment plans that incorporate mind, body and spirit practices. She offers patients a variety of practical solutions that are tailored to a women’s particular needs including the use of bioidentical hormone replacement therapy.
- Dr. Whittier is a board certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist
- Fellow of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Fellowship Trained in Integrative Medicine
- Over 20 years of practice experience
- Able to prescribe hormonal therapy online to Texas residents
Her approach is not to treat and cover up symptoms but instead is comprehensive and very individualized with the goal of finding the source of your imbalance and addressing those with the principles and therapies of Integrative Medicine, helping you create sustainable solutions for life naturally.
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy Programs
Faith M. Whittier M.D. uses bioidentical hormones in the treatment plans offered because of the way the chemical composition of bioidentical hormones matches the chemical structure of the hormones found in the female body. This is different from the use of synthetic hormones, which do not match the hormones produced by your body.
Using bioidentical hormones instead of synthetic hormones and a personalized approach rather than a one-size-fits-all approach to hormone replacement therapy, Faith M. Whittier M.D. effectively reduces and eliminates many of the side-effects of hormone replacement treatment plans. The approach to treating hormonal imbalances should always be individualized and comprehensive. Dr. Whittier understands treating your hormonal imbalances require addressing key areas in your life such as nutrition, excercise, stress and sleep disturbances. In addition, when indicated she customizes and recommends supplements or herbal remedies as part of a comprehensive treatment plan helping you restore and regain your vitality and wellbeing.
Bioidentical hormones are extracted from soy beans, yams and other plant sources. Once these natural hormones are extracted, they are sent to a compounding pharmacy where a compounding pharmacist creates the medication. The medicine is made in the exact strength and dosage your body needs. Through this process, Faith M. Whittier M.D. creates a personalized program that meets your specific physiological needs.
- Some of the most common hormones replaced are:
- Some of the symptoms you may experience due to imbalanced hormones are:
- Memory Loss
- Weight Gain
- Hot Flashes
- Wrinkling/Age Lines
- Bone density Loss
- Mood Swings
- Declining Sex Drive
Faith M. Whittier M.D.’s Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy programs can help to reduce the symptoms of age-related hormonal imbalance or decline by replacing important hormones that are depleted or imbalanced. Many patients have been able to experience an elimination or reduction of the symptoms of an unhealthy endocrine system and experience an increase in vitality and an improvement in their overall quality of life as a result of bioidentical hormone supplementation.
Starting Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy – What to Expect
Faith M. Whittier M.D. offers personalized hormone replacement treatment plans that use your medical history, genetics, lifestyle, health concerns and goals to create a plan that meets your unique needs. Dr. Whittier follows up with patients after starting treatment to see how their new health plan is working for them. Faith M. Whittier M.D. also offers continued support throughout your treatment plan, making adjustments as needed.
Additional Services Offered by Faith M. Whittier M.D.:
- Thyroid Dysfunction
- Thinning Bones
- Hormone Balancing Consultation
- Adrenal Fatigue
- Integrative Nutrition and Supplements
- Low Libido
- Menopausal Symptoms Desiring Bio-identical Hormones
Houston Bioidentical Hormone Specialist, Faith M. Whittier M.D.will work hard to improve the quality of your life and work closely with you to find the perfect treatment plan for you. To learn more about the Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy programs for women and how a personalized plan can benefit you, contact Faith M. Whittier M.D. in Houston Texas today to schedule a consultation!
The approach to treating hormonal imbalances should always be individualized and comprehensive. Dr. Whittier understands treating your hormonal imbalances require addressing key areas in your life such as nutrition, excercise, stress and sleep disturbances. In addition, when indicated she customizes and recommends supplements or herbal remedies as part of a comprehensive treatment plan helping you restore and regain your vitality and wellbeing
Faith M. Whittier M.D. is now offering cutting edge Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy through the latest advancements in Telemedicine. Through HIPPA compliant secure videoconferencing she is able to diagnose a variety of hormonal imbalances, prescribe medications, recommend supplements and order home collection and wellness kits. Offering her patients comprehensive treatment plans that encompass Mind, Body and Spirit practices