Hormone Replacement For Men
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement for men is an extremely effective therapy that has been proven to offer a greatly improved quality of life and is a safe way to help men deal with the impact of aging. As men age, a number of changes occur that reduce the Testosterone level available to the body and that alter the ratio between Testosterone and the female hormone, Estrogen. This condition is now referred to as Partial Androgen Deficiency also known as ‘Male Menopause’ or ’Andropause’.
While Testosterone replacement is often the foundation of a good anti-aging program for most men, it is by no means the only thing to be addressed. It is extremely important to assess men for Thyroid activity. The functions of these hormone centers is often interdependent and addressing one area (Testosterone) without adequately assessing other areas is not in the patient’s best interests. That is why monitoring and addressing each of these levels is so very important and is, in fact, the cornerstone of properly administered Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy.
As men enter their 40s and 50s a series of hormonal changes occur that collectively are referred to as ‘Andropause’. Specifically, this refers to a ‘pause’ or decline in androgens. Androgens are ‘male’ hormones that provide men with strength, energy, libido, improved mood and vitality. Testosterone is the primary androgen involved and its decline in men is a normal part of the aging process. The Testosterone level of a man at age 60 is often only one-third the level he had at age 35. This decline in hormones, vital to a man’s energy, mood, strength, sexuality and sense of well being, serves no identifiable physiologic purpose.
That said, the decline in androgens can be looked at as a disease unto itself as it is associated with a whole host of developing medical problems and maladies if not addressed, including:
While the above list shows just a few of the more significant medical maladies associated with a decline in Testosterone levels, it does not include the host of quality of life issues that can plague men with declining levels of this important hormone, such as:
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