Hormone Optimization Therapy

experience enhanced vitality and well-being through Hormone Optimization

Dr. Gerrit Prinsloo

Dr. Gerrit Prinsloo is an American and Canadian Board certified in Addiction Medicine and started his medical career 21 years ago as an Emergency Physician working in Africa, Europe and America. He came to Canada in 2011 where he transformed into a full service rural family physician flying himself by helicopter to underserved communities providing essential medical care. Seeing the devastation addiction was causing in these communities prompted him to do further studies in addiction medicine.

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Optimize your hormones for a healthier, happier life

Hormone Optimization can be an effective way to improve health and quality of life for both men and women. With proper hormone optimization, individuals could experience a wide range of benefits, including increased vitality, lifespan extension, improved mood, better sex, longevity and overall better health. Hormone Optimization involves identifying and correcting imbalances through lifestyle changes, dietary adjustments, supplements, medications and hormone replacement therapy (HRT).

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Our Hormone Therapy
Expert

Dr.Prinsloo is a leading expert in Hormone Therapy, he completed a fellowship in addiction medicine research at St Pauls Hospital which got him interested in the role hormones play in the body. This led him to Certification in Regenerative and functional medicine. He is now a world leader in Hormone Optimization and poses a deep understanding of the intricate complexities of hormonal balance and its impact on overall health and well-being.

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Key Benefits

  • Sleep Quality

    By regulating the production of hormones like melatonin, cortisol, growth hormone, and balancing hormones such as progesterone & estrogen we optimize the sleep // wake cycle. It ensures better sleep patterns, reduces stress, and promotes a more restorative restorative and rejuvenating rest.

  • Energy

    We can boost energy by ensuring the adequate production of hormones like thyroid hormones, testosterone, and cortisol, all of which play key roles in energy metabolism. It helps in enhancing physical performance, reducing fatigue, and promoting overall vitality.

  • Weight loss

    Hormone Optimization can aid weight loss by regulating hormones that control appetite, metabolism, and fat storage. It can help balance insulin for blood sugar control, thyroid hormones for metabolism, and leptin for satiety. It can also address imbalances like high cortisol or low growth hormone levels that may contribute to weight gain, leading to improved weight loss outcomes.

  • Libido

    Through balancing hormones such as testosterone, estrogen, and progesterone, sexual desire and function are enhanced. Optimizing hormone levels can increase desire, reduce genital atrophy in women and help with performance in both sexes.

  • Strength

    Hormone Optimization, such as increasing testosterone levels, can help increase muscle mass and improve strength by stimulating the body’s natural ability to build muscle. Testosterone can also increase energy levels and help reduce body fat, both of which can help increase strength and performance. It can also help reduce the risk of injury and improve recovery time.

  • Skin

    By restoring and optimizing hormone balance we can improve skin integrity. Hormones like estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone play a key role in maintaining skin health, including collagen production, hydration, tone and texture and elasticity. Individuals will experience improvements in skin tone, firmness and over all health.

  • Aging

    As we age, hormone levels naturally decline, leading to a range of symptoms such as fatigue, reduced muscle mass, weight gain, decreased libido, memory loss and illness. By optimizing hormones individuals can experience improved energy levels, increased muscle mass, weight management, enhanced sexual function, and even improvements in skin health and appearance. It can help alleviate the symptoms of menopause and andropause reducing the uncomfortable symptoms and reducing the associated health risks.

  • Prevention

    Hormone Optimization can help reduce health risks and prevent diseases by balancing hormone levels. Balanced // optimized hormones can decrease the the risk of conditions like osteoporosis, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and certain cancers. Optimizing hormones can help lower these risks and improve immune function and mental health, promoting overall well-being.

How it Works

Hormone optimization therapy (HOT) is a medical approach that aims to restore and balance hormone levels in individuals experiencing hormonal imbalances or deficiencies. The therapy involves the use of bioidentical hormones, which are identical in structure to the hormones naturally produced by the body. The process begins with a comprehensive evaluation that includes a thorough medical history and laboratory tests to assess hormone levels as well as determining the patients health and wellness goals, such as weight, libido, sex drive, and more.

Based on the evaluation, a personalized treatment plan is developed. Treatment may involve supplementation with bioidentical hormones, which are available in various forms such as creams, gels, injections, or pellets. These hormones are carefully prescribed and administered to mimic the body’s natural hormone production. Throughout the treatment process, regular monitoring is crucial to ensure the therapy’s effectiveness and safety. Hormone levels are regularly measured through laboratory tests, and adjustments to the treatment plan are made as needed. The goal is to achieve and maintain optimal hormone levels within the individual’s unique physiological range to unlock the bodies full potential.

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what people are saying

  • I have just completed my first hormone optimization appointment with Dr. Gerrit and I will say I highly recommend him. He is not only knowledgeable, but also incredibly easy to talk to. I genuinely feel like he is creating a plan with my best interests in mind. I can’t wait to take what I have learned in my appointment and apply it to improve my well being. Looking forward to my next appointment! As well, the rest of the staff are extremely friendly and welcoming. 10/10 atmosphere in the clinic.

    - Kostan
  • Dr. Prinsloo is a new Dr. to me…. I have found him to be kind, knowledgeable, and right to the point. He is also the first Dr. in 15 year who has taken the time to call me at home to check on how I am doing. At this point I feel there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Thank you ever so much

    - Anonymous
  • Highly recommend Studio Rococo! The space is stunning, all the staff have been wonderful and I have had a great experience with Dr. G and his ‘hormone optimization’ program. They are passionate and knowledgeable, mindful of my budget and I have never felt pressured to make a purchase. Love them!

    - Julianna
  • Dr. Prinsloo is an excellent doctor, very smart and shows real concern for his patients well being. I occasionally have to wait but I do not mind, since I know when I see him he will take his time if he needs to.

    - Anonymous