Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy


If you are surviving with symptoms of aging or conditions such as menopause, hypothyroidism, perimenopause, andropause, or adrenal fatigue, Dr. Wharton offers a hormone treatment plan designed uniquely for you.

Are you prepared to restore normal hormonal levels and ease hormonal imbalance symptoms? If so, contact Three Rivers Restorative Medicine. Dr. Keith Wharton is a well-known hormone doctor specializing in integrative medicine and bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT). Determine if your hormone symptoms are due to high testosterone or low testosterone levels, progesterone deficiencies, thyroid imbalances, or estrogen variations.

Hormone treatment plans designed uniquely for you!

What Are


The human body has upwards of one trillion cells that depend on a precise balance of hormones to aid in a variety of responsibilities. Think of hormones as chemical agents in the body. When these agents become damaged, the cellular function crashes, and your body’s systems can no longer perform perfectly. Many symptoms related to hormone imbalance are due to complications on the cellular level.

Complications from cellular damage can affect every function in your body, including the control of your sleep/wake cycle, managing your moods, and even adjustment of body temperature. Your hormones make sure that everything is in check. That is why if even a single hormone falls out of balance, the entire system can collapse, and you start to experience the typical symptoms of aging like low libido, weight gain, fatigue, insomnia, and depleted energy.

With assistance from bioidentical hormone replacement therapy Three Rivers Restorative Medicine, you can get an accurate evaluation of your hormone levels. With advanced testing techniques, and a custom-made treatment plan based on your lab values, lifestyle, symptoms, medical history, and how your life has changed directly since your symptoms began, Dr. Wharton will get you back on the path to vitality.

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What Causes

Hormonal Imbalance?

Natural hormone levels can become unstable due to the aging process, toxic contaminants, or a health condition. Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy is a useful solution for replacing hormones that the body is no longer able to generate on its own.

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy

for Women’s Health

Women who are experiencing perimenopause, menopause, or post-menopause regularly experience a multitude of uncomfortable symptoms related to hormone imbalance. during the perimenopausal timeframe hormonal levels can vary significantly, levels can vary considerably leading to high testosterone in women (as well as low testosterone in women), progesterone shortages, estrogen dominance, and thyroid symptoms in women can become evident too. Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy can help reform natural hormone balance and women can expect some very encouraging and noteworthy benefits such as:

  • Relief from menopausal symptoms*
  • Decreased hot flashes*
  • Improved libido*
  • Boosted brain function*
  • Reduced risk of osteoporosis*
  • Enriched skin and muscle tone*

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy

for Men’s Health

The symptoms of hormonal imbalance in men often become apparent slowly and are typically regarded as signs of aging. The most widespread form of hormone deficiency in men is low testosterone.  Symptoms of low testosterone in men begin to worsen after midlife and cause a decrease in drive and mental focus. Signs of low testosterone in men begin to compile around midlife, exhausting men of liveliness, and weakening health. Men are predominantly affected by drops in testosterone which are a direct result of the aging process, but men can also encounter comparable symptoms due to fluctuations in the thyroid or adrenal hormones. Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy presents men with a chance to mend natural hormone levels and celebrate health and quality of life benefits, including:

  • Reduced risk of heart disease and stroke*
  • Enhanced sexual desire*
  • Increased muscle strength and lean muscle*
  • Stronger focus and concentration*
  • Stabilized moods*
  • Diminished body fat*

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy

at Three Rivers Restorative Medicine

A tailor-made treatment plan is not just about numbers on a page, nor is it only about your symptoms or measuring your health stats to the national average.

Dr. Keith Wharton has helped thousands of men and women restore youthfulness, increase their vitality and feel in good health. Because helping patients to attain optimal health is Dr. Wharton’s highest priority, all situations are thoroughly reviewed with advanced hormone testing and an in-depth one-on-one consultation to establish the best route of treatment.

The first stride on the path to a healthier lifestyle starts with inclusive laboratory hormone testing panels. Advanced hormone tests can consist of blood, urine, and saliva samples to allow for a correct assessment of multiple parameters that influence health. Upon completion of testing, Dr. Wharton will receive a report detailing the state of your hormone levels and other markers of health.

The team at Three Rivers Restorative Medicine has extensive training to provide you with committed, expert care. Dr. Wharton focuses on all factors related to your wellbeing—your testing results, symptoms, medical history, and what has changed in your life… for you personally. Succeeding your initial consultation, Dr. Wharton, and his team will follow up with you, checking in with routine appointments and making necessary revisions to keep you on the path toward success.

Benefits of

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy

Patients have stated substantial improvements in their health and quality of life following bioidentical hormone replacement treatment. Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy focuses on many conditions related to maturing such as perimenopause, menopause, andropause, and the accompanying signals of hot flashes, night sweats, weight gain, and fatigue. Men and women surviving with various forms of hormone imbalance like mood swings, hypothyroidism, insomnia, and hair loss, profit mainly from an all-inclusive treatment plan made by a hormone doctor specifically trained in bioidentical hormone replacement therapy techniques.

If you are ready to transform your life with expert care from a highly trained physician who concentrates in bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, contact Three Rivers Restorative Medicine today. At Three Rivers Restorative Medicine in Pittsburgh, Dr. Wharton and his team can help you reach your best health ever. Dr. Wharton is among the top physicians in Pittsburgh specially certified to help you accomplish your health goals, including relief of hormone imbalance symptoms. Embark on a customized treatment plan created to fit your way of life and ensure you reach optimal wellness. Start your journey now, contact Three Rivers Restorative Medicine to schedule your first appointment.

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    Bioidentical Hormone Pellet Therapy

    The most impactful method to receive bioidentical hormone replacement therapy is via pellet therapy. Bioidentical hormone pellet therapy is made up of natural hormone pellets inserted into the soft fatty tissue under the skin by way of a minimally invasive, brief procedure completed in the office. Bioidentical hormone pellets are approximately the size of a tic-tac and constructed with bioidentical testosterone or estrogen, alongside a natural cholesterol binder. Hormone pellets are typically inserted just under the beltline in the upper buttocks. The pellets are compounded with a specific density and firmness, so they dissolve over a few months. As the bioidentical hormone pellets dissipate, hormones are absorbed into the body through a steady movement, in a way that closely imitates the own body’s release of hormones.

    Other bioidentical hormone techniques like hormone creams, gels, patches, or pills, cannot compare to the ease and effectiveness of hormone pellet therapy for management of menopause symptoms, weight gain, low libido, fatigue, and many other symptoms triggered by hormonal imbalance. Although there are many intricacies in managing hormone therapy, pellet therapy is the cornerstone of Dr. Wharton’s Pittsburgh bioidentical hormone replacement therapy practice.

    Increased hormone levels can:

    • Improve bone density*
    • Build lean muscle mass*
    • Lose weight*
    • Jump-start your sex drive*
    • Reduce hot flashes and night sweats*
    • Improve memory and cognitive function*

    Since 1938, bioidentical hormone pellets have been utilized as a convenient, and reliable form of hormone replacement. Hormone pellets provide relief of symptoms for 3 to 4 months in women and men.