Dr. Barbolla started her academic career as the first person to enter the B.A./D.O. program through the University of North Texas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center/Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Having first receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Magna Cum Laude in 1995, Dr. Barbolla went on to graduate with a Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from the University of North Texas/Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1998.
Wendy has a strong 30+ year nursing background, which includes hospital, home health, hospice and psychiatric-based care. Wendy has been a nurse practitioner since 2014, with undergrad studies at Kilgore College and the university of Texas at Tyler. Her graduate studies include UT Tyler and Nurse Practitioner program through Walden University. Since graduation she has provided services on a broad scope from seeing patients in-home visits, various nursing facilities, and in several clinics throughout East Texas.
Pellet therapy is simple! Patients only need to see us 3-4 times per year for pellet insertion, and the procedure takes less than 15 minutes. You don’t have to worry about applying creams that rub off on your spouse or pets or remembering to take daily pills, making everything easier for you.
What is Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Pellet Therapy?hvllc2019-08-29T18:50:57-05:00
Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy often refereed to as BHRT with pellets utilizes bio-identical hormones using plant-based molecules derived from Yams identical to the molecules in the Human Body. Subcutaneous hormone pellets are a preferred method of delivery as they are absorbed through cardiac output and int he same manner as the body does naturally.
What type of lab tests do you use and how many are required?hvllc2019-08-29T18:43:40-05:00
We employ a variety of labs to determine the root cause of a person’s health issues. The number of labs recommended will depend on your individual situation, including the number of issues you struggle with and the length of time you have been experiencing them. The range is 1-4 lab tests.
How long does it take to get results?hvllc2019-08-29T18:42:45-05:00
Results vary with each person. Some people feel improvement and sometimes within the first month. Others may take a bit longer. It can sometimes take up to 6 months to start feeling better depending on your condition. Remember, your condition didn’t develop overnight. Years of stress, hormone imbalance, bad gut health take their toll and a proper amount of time is necessary to restore function.
What is Functional Medicinehvllc2019-08-29T18:39:18-05:00
Functional Medicine focuses on the optimal functioning of the entire body and its organs. Using a systems-oriented approach, we address the underlying causes of disease utilizing an understanding the conditions and history in which the disease manifested. No two people are the same so genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors all have a direct influence on long-term health and chronic health issues.