Primelife Integrative Medicine takes a holistic approach to helping you be the healthiest person you can be. From our Accelerated Hormone and Health Mastery Systems, to individual consultations, group programs, workshops and webinars; PrimeLife is here to provide you with the steps you need to transform your life and health today.
PrimeLife works with motivated individuals struggling with various health conditions to give them the building blocks they need for a total health transformation. Together we evaluate your current medical treatments, as well as any complimentary/alternative treatments you are using, and create plan of action specifically tailored to your needs.
This system was created to move you from the "where do I start" part of a diet and exercise plan recommended by a doctor, to the "I've got this!" in less than 90 days. Get on track to a healthier lifestyle without getting overwhelmed with new changes.
This easy to follow system is designed for individuals --typically women ages 35-60-- who are struggling with hormone-related health issues. PrimeLife targets hormonal imbalances through testing and monitoring and provides you with a personalized program based on your unique biochemical profile.
Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy is for those who want to improve energy levels, libido, get back into balance, and feel great!
Please see our FAQ for answers to commonly asked questions regarding BHRT treatment, and complete your health & symptom assessment today.
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Why Consider BIO IDENTICAL HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY (BHRT)?
Studies have shown that bio-identical hormones help relieve symptoms and are safe. Because of some previous studies many people have concerns about the link of estrogen to breast, uterine cancer.
Estrogen therapy does not increase risk of disease, including heart attack and breast cancer. This impression began in 1991 as the result of the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) which was halted due to increased incidence of chronic disease among subjects. This study used the synthetic hormone, Prempro, and subjects of the study were an average age of 63 years. Meta-analyses following this study, including some as recent as November 2011, have shown that most of the subjects had pre-existing conditions that led to the development of disease during the study and that hormones actually reduce the risk of cancer and other chronic diseases in women.
Everyone is unique and nothing will be recommended until your health profile, consultation and lab work is reviewed. If you already working with someone, great. We will work with your provider to achieve your optimum wellness.
Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) is different than the hormones used in the prior studies. How? First, BHRT uses natural hormones that are identical in molecular structure to those in your body versus the synthetic ones used in the studies. Second, we create a customized program based on your body’s specific needs as the result of testing multiple hormones. We feel that by taking a more natural and customized approach we will be able to effectively address your symptoms and get your body back to optimal performance leaving you feeling better.
Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) is personalized for you. BHRT balances by determining the person’s unique hormone profile and giving you only what you need at the lowest doses and the shortest amount of time necessary to minimize any side effects. You will be monitored with follow up testing and most importantly be communicating with us along the way. The interest in a more natural approach to hormone therapy has focused attention on bio-identical hormones -hormones that are identical in molecular structure to those in the body. This is important because synthetic hormones are NOT natural to your body, for instance one common prescription hormone is made from urine of pregnant mares.
What are some alternatives to BHRT?
Some people still don’t feel comfortable with hormone therapy, and if that is you, we still want to let you know that are other ways to help you.
After reviewing your results we can create a program with alternatives such as herbs, vitamins and minerals to help bring balance in your body. Most of all we want to discuss your results for you so that you know what is happening in your body and help you make an educated decision.
We certainly understand that BHRT may not be for you. This is only one component of your wellness program.
Our team will work with you on the many ways we can help you improve your quality of life.
Where do our medications and supplements come from?
We partner with Eagle Grove Pharmacy in Eagle Grove, IA. Eagle Grove Pharmacy staffs trained pharmacists who are knowledgeable and experienced in compounding bio-identical hormones.
Our supplements come from a manufacturer operating under GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) and maintain a state of the art laboratory testing and quality control.
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This four hour workshop features 4 Mini-Modules that are the building blocks of a healthy lifestyle.
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Ultimate Group Program
Do you start a lot of weight loss programs but never stick with them?
Has your doctor told you that you need to lose weight and start exercising, but left you with no further guidance?
The Ultimate Group Program gives you the opportunity to learn many of the skills I teach my patients individually, but in a group environment and taught over a longer period of time. You will have a customized plan complete with the tools and accountability to sustain permanent change.
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Ensuring Life Harmony:
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Melanie Plain, PA-C, is the Owner and Director of PrimeLife, LLC, an Integrative Medicine and Educational Services Clinic based in Webster City, Iowa. PrimeLife encompasses 20 years of specialty training including integrative and functional medicine, exercise physiology, massage and nutritional therapies.
Melanie is an Advanced Practice Clinician with a solid history of medical excellence in both emergency and primary care settings and is one of the few clinicians in central Iowa specializing in bioidentical hormone therapy for both men and women. Melanie is a well-rounded provider and educator committed to helping you achieve overall wellness through functional and integrative medicine practices.
Melanie holds her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Des Moines University and recently completed a two-year Integrative Medicine Fellowship at the distinguished University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine under the direction of Dr. Andrew Weil. She has also attended the Institute for Functional Medicine’s core training Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice September 2013.
Ms. Plain works in collaboration with Dr. Don Woodhouse of Advanced Family Medicine, Webster City, IA.
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Webster City, IA 50595
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