Hormone Pellet Therapy

Bio-Identical Hormone Pellet Therapy

Pellet therapy is an advanced hormone replacement technique that offers many benefits over pills, creams, patches and injections.

A subcutaneous pellet (about the size of a tic-tac) of estradiol or testosterone is placed under the skin in a minor out-patient procedure by one of our trained providers. The Pellet then delivers healthy amounts of hormones for about 4 months in women and 5 months in men. The pellet dissolves on its own over time with no need for removal.

Patients do not need to worry about friends and family coming into contact with hormone creams. No replacement of patches. Pellet therapy also offers consistent dosing which avoids the “highs and lows” that come with creams, patches and injection methods. The precision dosing and ease of use makes this an attractive option for select patients both already on or new to hormone replacement therapy.

How to know if hormone therapy is right for you:

Signs and symptoms of hormone imbalance are broad and your doctor can help determine if hormone dysfunction is contributing.

Patients 40 years and older with the following symptoms may benefit from hormone replacement:

  • Symptoms in men or those with testicles may included inability to build or maintain muscle mass, increased aggression, anxiety, depression, weight gain, fatigue, low libido and erectile dysfunction.

  • Symptoms in women or those with ovaries include menopause/peri-menopause, fatigue, anxiety, depression, weight gain, sleep issues, low libido, vaginal dryness and hot flashes.

Connect with one of our doctors to get extensive hormone testing to find out if hormone therapy is right for you.

Schedule Your Appointment Today

Call us at

(206) 535-7527

“I have been a patient of Dr. Lauren Procopio for about 3 years. I have used her specialty in therapeutic I.V.  to avoid the flu this year twice, as well as Iron I.V. to treat my iron anemia.  I am thankful there are options available for a self employed practitioner to maintain my health, avoid time loss, and walk the health talk. The treatments available go way beyond this and I highly recommend her as a Naturopathic Doctor.”

- Heather B., Seattle

Join our newsletter to receive quarterly news and articles written by our doctors

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Our Latest Articles by Our Doctors

Dr. Kara Menzer, Recipient of WANP’s President Award

Dr. Kara Menzer, Recipient of WANP’s President Award

Natural Medicine of Seattle attended the Washington Association of Naturopathic Physician (WANP) Gala, where our own Dr. Kara Menzer was the recipient of the The President's Award. The President's Award recognizes a naturopathic physician who has gone "above and...

read more
Vaginal Dryness? Meet the V-Shot.

Vaginal Dryness? Meet the V-Shot.

Urinary incontinence, pain with sex, vaginal dryness, and diminished sexual pleasure… are concerns that can affect adults with female anatomy at any time of life. As the body ages, vaginal and clitoral sensitivity can change, but we have a solution. Enter the V-Shot. 

read more
Sexual Health is Cardiovascular Health

Sexual Health is Cardiovascular Health

Sexual health is directly related to cardiovascular health and screening for erectile dysfunction provides valuable insight into one’s overall health. Dr. Payton Robertson dives into the details of ED and natural, non-drug ways to address this condition.

read more