HRT for Weight Loss in Denver

3 Ways HRT Can Help You Lose Weight

Something most people don’t even consider when it comes to weight loss is the relationship between weight gain and hormones, yet it is something we subconsciously reference whenever we talk about weight being harder to maintain as we get older. 

What often remains unsaid is that the battle of the bulge is not due precisely to age, but to a decrease in hormone levels. Hormones such as estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone decrease with age. This rapid decrease in hormones can have a lot of negative impacts on your health, one of which being increased weight gain. 

At The Longevity Lab, we believe getting older doesn’t need to be synonymous with the negative side effects of hormonal imbalance. We use bio-identical hormone replacement therapy, also known as HRT, for weight loss in Denver. Here are the top 3 ways HRT can help with weight loss:

1. Improve Your Metabolism 

A decrease in the levels of estrogen and testosterone can slow down the metabolism, causing changes in how much fat your body creates and where in your body this fat is distributed. 

Low levels of these hormones make it more difficult for your body to convert food into energy, and it becomes stored as fat instead. HRT can restore hormone levels to their optimal state, improving the function of your metabolism. 

Mature man with a healthy metabolism because of HRT

2. Maintain Muscle Mass

Estrogen and testosterone play a big part in the creation and maintenance of muscle mass. In women, estrogen helps with protein synthesis, which is essential to building and repairing muscle. Estrogen has also been proven to protect muscles against atrophy. In men, testosterone stimulates muscle growth directly and the creation of new muscle tissue. 

3. Improve Sleep

Hormones and other chemicals are directly involved in the transition between wakefulness and sleep. A hormone imbalance directly impacts your ability to get to sleep and stay asleep, but what does sleep have to do with weight loss? Quality of sleep is directly tied to the hormones that control our appetite. When we are able to get the proper amount of rest, we don’t feel as hungry. 

Begin HRT for Weight Loss at The Longevity Lab

Of its many health benefits, HRT is especially helpful if you are trying to lose weight. In addition to its faculties listed here, we highly recommend HRT if you are planning on using medical weight loss injections to lose weight. 

Balancing your hormones before beginning medical weight loss greatly improves your ability to maintain your weight after you stop taking weight loss injections. 

A doctor speaks to a patient about hormone replacement therapy


To start HRT for weight loss, schedule a consultation with us today! 

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