Bryan Warner, M.D. – St. Louis Bioidentical Hormones
St. Louis Bioidentical Hormones Specialist, Bryan Warner, M.D. is one of the most highly trained anti-aging and preventative medicine physicians in the entire St. Louis Missouri area. Formerly specializing in family and emergency medicine, Dr. Warner most often treated patients that were already experiencing diseases and illnesses in advanced states.
Tired of the shortcomings of conventional medicine, he attended a conference at the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, where he met like-minded physicians that wanted to do more than mask symptoms or provide a quick fix to patients with prescription medications. After completing a fellowship at the American Academy of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine and becoming a Member of the American Academy for Anti-Aging Medicine, Bryan Warner, M.D. now offers preventative and evidence-based medicine with advanced therapies, such as Bioidentical Hormone Replacement, for patients in the St. Louis area including O’Fallon, St. Charles, St. Peters, Florissant, Chesterfield, Wentzville, Wildwood, University City, Ballwin, Kirkwood, Maryland Heights, Hazelwood, Belleville IL, Granite City IL, Alton IL, Collinsville IL, and Edwardsville IL.
Dr. Bryan Warner is a fantastic doctor!! His depth of knowledge and ability to combine traditional and wellness medicine is a great plus. The office staff is efficient and caring. This is a wonderful practice for living your best life.
– Bette F.
Benefits of Bioidentical Hormones
As an emergency medicine physician, Dr. Warner regularly saw many patients that had suffered from heart attacks prescribed testosterone therapy for recovery after their surgery. Testosterone has been shown to completely reverse coronary artery disease, and many men and women are with deficient levels of testosterone as they enter middle age are at significantly higher risk levels for developing heart disease.
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can also help with bone strength, and can actually help the body regenerate lost bone mass. Balanced hormones also improve brain health, memory, skin, and the ability to deal with stress and anxiety. Dr. Warner’s patients experiencing anxiety, panic attacks, poor memory, night sweats, loneliness, sadness, depression, and low energy were able to erase their symptoms and improve their quality of life with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy. In conjunction with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy, Dr. Warner also feels that stress management has a large impact on hormone balance. In his patients with adrenal fatigue syndrome, which causes hormonal imbalances due to stress, he looks at cortisol levels to restore their sleep and develop nutrition and exercise plans in conjunction with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy as part of a total wellness plan treating the whole body.
Bryan Warner, M.D. spends time with each patient, getting to know them and assessing medical history, symptoms, and concerns. Dr. Warner develops and explains treatment plans and a thorough course of action unique to each patient and designed to help them overcome their unique conditions. Dr. Warner’s customized Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy plans have helped countless men and women to improve the symptoms of hormonal decline and imbalance.
Symptoms Treated In Women
Hormonal imbalances can greatly impact the way women feel on both mental and physical levels, and while hormones can decline at any point during a women’s life, hormonal decline or imbalance most commonly occurs as a result of stress, aging, or overwork. Each woman’s biochemistry, genetics, and lifestyle habits are different, and these unique factors can determine the way women respond to existing hormonal imbalances. Dr. Warner uses Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy to optimize hormones and target the improvement of several different symptoms and ailments that are all rooted in hormonal imbalance.
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Experienced by many women suffering from hormone related conditions, insomnia can be caused by hormones as well as the onset of other hormone related symptoms such as hot flashes, mood swings, and depression. Restoring optimal hormone levels can help improve sleep patterns, making it easier to fall asleep, stay asleep longer, and wake up feeling more rested and restored.
Imbalanced hormones can lead to feelings of instability, irritability, and uncontrollable surges of emotions. Shown to improve mood swings and other menopause related symptoms in women, Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can help the body achieve and maintain optimal hormone levels.
Mental elasticity and the ability to retain short term and long-term information is a well known as a characteristic that atrophies with age. Understanding the connection between hormones and their interactions with the hypothalamus and mental cognition has led to advances in Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy providing a way to prevent and reverse the effects of memory loss.
A common side effect of hormonal decline or imbalance, low libido often affects women during menopause and can have a negative effect on relationships and quality of life. Fortunately, balancing these levels with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can restore libido and alleviate many other menopause related symptoms as well.
Monthly hormone fluctuations related to the menstrual cycle can cause several undesirable side effects known as premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Symptom severity varies in women from severe to moderate, yet most women did not know there is a way to regulate these hormone fluctuations and alleviate and prevent some of the common symptoms of PMS with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy.
Often related to low libido and hormonal imbalances affecting the reproductive systems in women, vaginal dryness can cause pain during intercourse and can impede women’s lifestyles. Obtaining and maintaining optimal hormone levels is essential in preserving female sexual health, and a custom tailored Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy is a safe and natural way for women to take charge of their sexual health.
A common side effect of hormonal changes, depression can be caused by imbalanced, dominant or deficient hormone levels, but also can be made worse with the onset other symptoms of menopause. Gaining weight, feeling tired all the time, and a lack of libido is enough to put any woman’s mood down. Controlling hormone levels and finding relief from the symptoms of menopause with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can eliminate the feelings of depression and bring light back into life.
Described as abrupt and intense sensations of warmth that typically affect the face, neck and upper body, hot flashes are a common symptom of hormone decline associated with menopause. Maintaining optimal hormone balance through menopause with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy has been shown to alleviate symptoms such as hot flashes in women.
Putting on weight despite regular exercise and a healthy diet can be due to hormone deficiencies or dominances. Balancing hormones and stabilizing metabolic function with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can prevent hormone related weight gain and restore energy levels to help maintain a healthy body weight.
Often related to hormone imbalance and made worse with other hormone related symptoms such as insomnia, the symptoms of fatigue can be debilitating, often taking the spark out of women’s lives leaving them feeling like a hollow shell going through the motions day to day. Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can be used to provide relief from the symptoms of fatigue by restoring wellness and optimal hormone balance.
Typically caused by imbalanced progesterone and estrogen levels, fibroids are common in women both young and old. Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can be used to balance hormone levels and prevent and reverse fibroid growth in women.
Described as abnormal tissue growth that can appear on the female reproductive organs, endometriosis can cause intensified menstrual pains, irregular bleeding, and scarring of the uterus and sexual organs. Controlling estrogen levels with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy and specialized nutrition plans has been shown to greatly improve the symptoms of endometriosis in women.
Symptoms Treated in Men
Bryan Warner, M.D. has used Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy to treat a vast number of men suffering from hormonal imbalances or decline. Male hormonal imbalances occur gradually over time, and generally, they do not produce symptoms until men enter into andropause, which occurs as part of the natural aging process usually close to middle age. As a result of andropause, which involves a slowed or reduced production of essential hormones, men often experience multiple uncomfortable symptoms and physical changes. Customized Bioidentical Hormone Replacement therapy programs can target specific symptoms and improve the quality of life for men experiencing the negative affects of hormone imbalance or decline.
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Men can experience night sweats as a result of a hormone related condition. Depending on the intensity, night sweats can be accompanied by chills, nausea, headaches or an irregular heartbeat. Maintaining optimal hormone balance with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can lessen the frequency and severity of night sweats as well as many other hormone related symptoms.
As hormone levels begin to decline, a common side effect in the male body is muscle loss. Optimal testosterone levels promote healthy muscle growth and preservation, while declining or imbalanced hormones can lead to muscle atrophy.
If you’re putting on weight despite regular exercise and a healthy diet, it could be due to deficiencies in cortisol and testosterone. Balancing your testosterone and cortisol levels with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can help prevent and eliminate hormone related weight gain.
Related directly to hormonal function and also worsened by several other negative side effects of hormonal changes, insomnia is defined as the inability to fall asleep or to stay asleep long enough to feel rested. Treating the symptoms of hormone deficiency, dominance, or imbalance with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy has been shown to improve sleep cycles and the quality of sleep.
Low testosterone levels are often a factor in fatigue, as are other problems associated with hormone imbalance like night sweats, sleep apnea, and insomnia, which can all also contribute to feelings of fatigue. Fortunately, all of these conditions respond well when balancing hormones with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy.
The inability to get an erection at all or to maintain one long enough for a satisfying sexual experience is called erectile dysfunction. Declining levels of testosterone is often to blame for this problem; Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can provide the hormones needed to improve or eliminate the symptoms of erectile dysfunction.
Adequate levels of testosterone are necessary to signal receptors in the brain and prepare the body to engage in sexual intercourse. When you suddenly lose interest in sex, it is usually due to insufficient testosterone levels. Fortunately, balancing these levels with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can help both low libido and erectile dysfunction.
A common side effect of andropause, depression can be caused by imbalanced or deficient hormone levels, but it also can be made worse with the onset of various other andropause related symptoms. Gaining weight, feeling tired all the time and a lack of libido is enough to put any man’s mood down.
A general lack of patience or an inability to control temper and mood are sure signs of hormone related irritability in men. Although often caused by low testosterone, irritability can also be caused by estrogen dominance and worsened by environmental factors such as stress.
Low testosterone in men can contribute to sleep related conditions such as sleep apnea. Inhibited breathing and loud snoring disrupt sleep patterns as a side effect of sleep apnea. When testosterone levels are at their optimal balance it is actually easier to achieve deeper more restful sleep.
A typical symptom of thyroid disorders, hair loss is directly related to male hormones and can mean more than just losing the hair on the head.
Many aging men experience urinary problems connected to hormones. Urinary incontinence relates to a loss of bladder control and is one of many urinary problems experienced as a result of hormones. Maintaining optimal hormonal balance with a Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can prevent many urinary problems that onset with age.
Male Hot Flashes
Similar to those experienced by women, male hot flashes are abrupt and intense sensations of warmth that typically affect the face, neck, and upper body. Male hot flashes can occur in varying frequencies and can last from a few minutes to over an hour.
Defined as an atypical male breast enlargement, gynecomastia is a condition connected directly to male hormones. It is commonly found in newborns as a result of the mother’s estrogen still in the male child’s system. When gynecomastia presents itself in adulthood, treating it with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy is the most effective way to manage it.
Using Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy, a multitude of men and women in the St. Louis area have been able to regain their vitality and zest for life. As a Bioidentical Hormones Specialist, Dr. Warner treats patients from all around the St. Louis area, including, O’Fallon, St. Charles, St. Peters, Florissant, Chesterfield, Wentzville, Wildwood, University City, Ballwin, Kirkwood, Maryland Heights, Hazelwood, Belleville IL, Granite City IL, Alton IL, Collinsville IL, and Edwardsville IL.