When hormonal imbalance and chronic stress lead to a dysfunctional transition to menopause, the expert application of bioidentical hormones can give relief of these very distressing symptoms. There is help for you, if you are suffering from severe menopausal symptoms, including night sweats, irritability, loss of sex drive, painful intercourse, mood swings, and a general feeling of a lack of energy. We offer expert advice in the use of bioidentical hormones, also known as bHRT. We use compounding pharmacies to provide custom made formulations to address your unique profile. We also offer advanced lab testing, including blood, urine and saliva testing as appropriate. One of the most interesting tests, available through Genova Diagnostics looks at the metabolism of the hormones including the downstream metabolites, so that we can address the pathways of steroid metabolism. Some of the cutting edge areas in the application of bHRT are understanding the human genome and how individual variability in the DNA structure influences how a hormones are metabolized. We also offer genomic testing and will partner with you in talking about the interpretation of 23andme through our functional medicine services, which are now offered through NextPhaseMD.