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The endocrine system is a dynamic system within our body which governs the production and function of our hormones. Its is a very delicate, interwoven network which can easily be disrupted by a variety of insults common to our modern day society (eg. sleep problems, toxic exposure, medications, stress, etc). Hormone disruptions can cause an array of mental, emotional and physical problems, which are difficult to treat unless the hormonal component is addressed. Dr. Herman provides a comprehensive, holistic approach to helping patients finding hormonal harmony. 

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Common Conditions Treated

  • PMS and other menstrual symptoms
  • Hot flashes, night sweats and other menopausal symptoms
  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Thyroid Dysfunction
  • Insomnia and sleep disorders
  • Brain Fog, ADD & ADHD
  • Diabetes & Excess Weight
  • Acne
  • Fatigue

Testimonial

"I have been cold since I was 12 years old. I have been tested and treated for 30 years now.  I have had to quit skiing, wear gigantic mittens in temperatures of 50 degrees or colder and wear several layers of clothes (looking like I should be in the North Pole).

Dr. Kai heard me, she ordered tests to check all my symptoms, she got the results, and treated me. Now I am able to once again enjoy walking the dog and being outside in the cold.

Dr. Kai, Thank you for hearing me and helping me!"

- DY, Occupational Therapist

FAQs

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Q: At FoRM, how do you treat hormone imbalances? +
A. There are a variety of ways to correct and/or improve symptoms caused by hormone imbalances. Commonly used approaches include herbs, nutritional supplements, lifestyle and dietary interventions, and bio-identical hormone replacement.
Q. What forms of hormone replacement do you typically prescribe? +
A. Depending on the symptoms and desires of the patient, we prescribe hormones in the form of creams, sublingual troches (dissolve under the tongue), or injections. We do not recommend oral supplementation of most hormones. 
Q. How are hormone imbalances determined? +
A. Symptoms are the most important indicator of hormone dysfunction. Testing is then used to help confirm the problem. We can test for hormonal imbalances through blood, urine and/or saliva, depending on what is being tested for and why.
Q. Will insurance pay for a visit to discuss concerns about hormones? +
A. Typically, yes. As long as you are seeing a doctor who is in network with your insurance plan.
   
 

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