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Do you often find yourself feeling easily annoyed or on edge? You may think irritability is simply a part of your personality, but it can also be symptomatic of hormone imbalances and other underlying factors. At Frankl Clinic, we evaluate your symptoms, identify the potential causes of irritability, and offer personalized hormone replacement therapy to regulate your mood and improve your overall well-being and quality of life.

Irritability is a state of heightened sensitivity to stimuli that can result in feelings of frustration, anger, or agitation. This can manifest as an excessive response to minor annoyances, impatience, or a short temper. Irritability can be caused by various factors, including stress, lack of sleep, poor nutrition, or underlying medical conditions.

A hormone imbalance is one of the biggest contributing factors to irritability. Hormones are essential chemical messengers that regulate many bodily functions, including mood, appetite, sleep, cognitive function, and sex drive. When your hormone levels are out of balance, it can impact your emotional state and lead to irritability.

For example, imbalances in the stress hormone cortisol or the sex hormones estrogen and testosterone can affect mood and lead to irritability. In women, hormonal fluctuations during the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, or menopause can also cause irritability. By identifying the root cause of your irritability, we create a personalized hormone replacement therapy plan to help balance your hormone levels and improve your mood and quality of life.


  • Changes in appetite or sleep patterns
  • Increased sensitivity to noise or other stimuli
  • Feeling easily frustrated or angered
  • Impatience or a short temper
  • Difficulty relaxing or winding down
  • Physical symptoms, such as muscle tension or headaches
  • Difficulty concentrating or making decisions
  • Social withdrawal or isolation
  • Increased conflicts or arguments with others
  • Mood swings or emotional instability

Irritability can be a symptom of numerous conditions, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), or hormone imbalances. If you’re experiencing persistent irritability, please seek professional help to rule out any underlying medical conditions. At Frankl Clinic, we identify the root cause of your irritability and develop a customized treatment plan to help you feel better.

Hormone Replacement Therapy in Lubbock

Frankl Clinic offers hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to alleviate symptoms of irritability caused by hormone imbalances. HRT involves replacing or supplementing hormones that are no longer produced in sufficient amounts by the body to improve your mood, increase energy, and enhance your overall quality of life. We offer personalized treatments tailored to your needs, taking into account your medical history, hormone levels, and lifestyle factors. Schedule a consultation to explore your hormone replacement therapy options in Lubbock.

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