Sarah Rothman, N.D. – Bioidentical Hormones San Francisco

San Francisco Bioidentical Hormones Specialist, Sarah Rothman, N.D. at Thyme Integrative Health focuses on balancing hormones naturally through Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy, Botanical Medicine, and Clinical Nutrition. Hormonal health is a main focus of Thyme Integrative Health in Pacifica California and Sarah Rothman, N.D. assesses hormonal balance for menopausal concerns, menstrual concerns, fertility, libido, thyroid health, adrenal health, and many other endocrine disturbances. Bioidentical Hormone Therapy is gentle, safe, and natural, and as a Naturopathic Doctor Sarah Rothman’s goal is to restore hormone balance in the body, alleviate symptoms caused by the natural decrease in the body’s production of hormones, and offer gentle therapeutic relief and protection for the body. Her customized Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy programs have helped many women and men to overcome their health challenges.

In Naturopathic Doctor Sarah Rothman’s many years of providing Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy in the Pacifica, California area, men and women have come to her in complete despair. Nothing they have tried has helped to alleviate their symptoms of fatigue, irritability, weight gain, low sex drive, and dozens of other issues related to changing hormone levels. This can and often does lead to feelings of hopelessness and depression.

By the time people come to Sarah Rothman, N.D., they are ready to try something new. They are frustrated with general practice doctors treating their symptoms and not solving the root problems. Even worse are the primary care physicians, friends, and family members who say that it’s all a normal part of aging and all anyone can do is just deal with it. If all of this sounds familiar to you, the first thing to realize is that you don’t just have to put up with these symptoms taking over your life. Sarah Rothman, N.D. has helped many people permanently feel better through Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy and he can do the same for you.

How Hormones Get Unbalanced

One of the persistent myths that patients of Sarah Rothman, N.D. believe is that only women experience hormonal changes as they age. While all women go through menopause, a large percentage of men also deal with symptoms brought on by the hormonal changes that come with aging. That is because a man’s testicles naturally produce less testosterone as he gets older. The decrease starts as early as age 30, with the most noticeable symptoms starting in the mid 40s to early 50s. Coincidentally, this is the same age range that women are typically bothered the most by symptoms of menopause.

While normal aging is the most common reason for hormonal imbalance, it is not the only one. Stress, an unhealthy diet, certain illnesses, inadequate sleep, and poor lifestyle choices are also contributing factors. If you suspect that unbalanced hormones are causing your symptoms, it is important to schedule an evaluation with Sarah Rothman, N.D. as soon as possible. The reason for the imbalance is not as important as determining the proper way to treat it.

Common Indications of Hormonal Imbalance

The first time patients visit Sarah Rothman, N.D. the most frequent thing they complain about is sluggishness. Getting through a normal day at work is enough of a struggle, never mind household chores, intimacy with their partner, or anything else that requires energy. Both genders struggle to lose stubborn body fat and may experience problems with mood swings and sleep disturbances. Men experience a greater incidence of erectile dysfunction while women deal with vaginal dryness and painful intercourse. Both men and women sum up their problems with hormonal imbalance well when they say that they just don’t feel like themselves.

How Bioidentical Hormones Can Help You Get Back to You

When women stop producing estrogen and men slow down their production of testosterone, it seems obvious that restoring the balance they once had can make them feel better. However, most mainstream doctors fail to see the connection. They are trained to diagnose and treat disease. Since hormone imbalance is not an illness, they are at a loss for what to do. Sarah Rothman, N.D. on the other hand, introduces hormones into your body that are identical in cell structure and purpose to what it previously manufactured on its own. Within one month of starting treatment, you may notice improvement in some or all of these areas:

  • Balanced moods: You no longer experience feelings of hostility, anxiety, or depression that you can’t explain. Your emotions are on a much more even keel.
  • Increased sex drive: Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy increases the libido of both genders to what it was before they started suffering the effects of hormone loss.
  • More regular sleep patterns: Hormone imbalance affects the hypothalamus, the area of the brain that regulates sleep. Restoring that balance helps decrease insomnia and gets you back to a more predictable pattern of sleep.
  • Fat loss and improved muscle mass:  Low levels of estrogen makes it hard to lose body fat while low testosterone levels have a negative effect on muscle tone. Replacing these hormones helps to eliminate both problems.

San Francisco Bioidentical Hormones Specialist Sarah Rothman, N.D. has helped vast numbers of patients to achieve great benefits with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy. She treats a wide variety of health conditions and holds a strong interest in women’s health. She focuses on hormonal balance, fertility, menopause, thyroid health, healthy aging, healthy menstrual cycles, weight management and osteoporosis. San Francisco Bioidentical Hormones, Naturopathic Doctor Sarah Rothman also treats a wide array of digestive troubles, food and environmental sensitivities, cardiovascular and metabolic disease, sleep disturbances, and mood imbalances. In addition, Sarah Rothman, N.D. offers specific group and individual programs for weight management and detoxification.

Sarah Rothman, N.D. is a Bioidentical Hormones Specialist in San Francisco offering both serum and salivary hormone testing that she sends to professional and reputable labs. Upon determining imbalances, she develops customized prescriptions that are suited to meet individual needs. All Bioidentical Hormones are ordered from professional specialty compounding pharmacies and made with natural and organic ingredients wherever possible. Countless men and women have been able to regain vitality and improve their overall health through the use of Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy.

Bioidentical Hormone Patient Success Stories

Before coming to see Dr. Sarah I felt like I had been going through menopause for the past eight years. I was having hot flashes almost every hour and would have to change my clothes which would become drenched in sweat at least 3 times every night. I was so emotional, I would cry during commercials on the television. For 8 years I had felt like I was in someone else’s body. Working with Dr. Sarah has changed my life. She is so compassionate and passionate about everything she does. She always takes the time to teach me what is going on in my body, and I feel empowered because I can actually understand what is going on with my hormones. She put me on Bioidentical Hormone Therapy along with some female balancing nutrients and herbs and I feel like I did ten years ago. I finally feel like me again. -D. H., San Mateo, California

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Call San Francisco Bioidentical Hormones Specialist, Sarah Rothman, N.D. of Thyme Integrative Health to schedule your initial appointment to discuss your symptoms and decide on a course of treatment.