Rejuvime Medical Blog

A man who uses estrogen blockers to treat signs of aging splashes water on his face after a run.

Do Estrogen Blockers Work for Men?

Estrogen's role in women's health is well known. However, people often overlook the fact that men also need estrogen and that the hormone is found in most parts of the male body. The key, as with hormones in general, is striking the correct balance between estrogen and other hormones—especially testosterone. When men ask about hormone …

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A man carries a woman on his back as they take a walk outdoors.

How Will HRT Affect My Sex Drive?

Advertisements promoting treatments for erectile dysfunction seem to be everywhere. Yet, low libido (sex drive) is a condition that gets much less attention even though it affects many men—and women. Low testosterone levels (commonly called Low T) can make it difficult to become aroused as aging upsets the delicate balance of hormones, causing men to …

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A man who receives testosterone replacement therapy rests on the side of a pool after swimming laps.

How Long Before Hormone Replacement Therapy Works?

Men diagnosed with low levels of testosterone—often called "Low T"—experience symptoms ranging from lack of energy and productivity, reduced sex drive, depression, and brain fog. Once they've decided to get testosterone replacement therapy at our clinics in the Baton Rouge and New Orleans areas, they're anxious to know when they can expect to notice results. …

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A person receives an injection of testosterone as a hormone replacement therapy treatment option.

How Do I Take Hormones? We’ve Got the Answers

Women and men considering hormone replacement therapy from New Orleans to Lafayette almost always ask the same thing after deciding to start HRT: "How am I going to take it?" The answer varies, depending on the person's health, symptoms, personal preference, and what he or she wants to get out of the treatment. That's why …

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A Rejuvime Medical provider reviews blood work to help monitor a patient's personalized hormone replacement therapy treatment.

How Is Hormone Replacement Therapy Monitored?

As you begin hormone replacement therapy (HRT), you may be unsure of what to expect in the long run. HRT is a powerful way to improve your long-term quality of life, but that does mean it involves a long-term commitment. Fortunately, careful monitoring during each step of the process makes sure your treatment is always …

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A woman and man who receive hormone replacement therapy play doubles tennis.

Bioidentical vs Synthetic Hormones: Why Each Is Useful

Women and men considering hormone replacement therapy in Baton Rouge and our clinics in Denham Springs and Metairie often ask whether bioidentical or synthetic hormones are more beneficial and if one type is safer than the other. The answer is that patients can benefit from either type of hormone, and there's little evidence to suggest …

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A couple in their 40s who take bioidentical hormone replacement therapy are jogging on a dirt road.

Bioidentical or Synthetic Hormones: What’s the Difference?

If you're reading this blog post, you likely have some interest in hormone replacement therapy in the Baton Rouge area as a way to address a condition or conditions related to hormonal imbalances. There's also a pretty good chance that you're confused about the differences between bioidentical and synthetic hormones. Hopefully, this blog post can …

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COVID-19 Notice

At Rejuvime Medical our number one priority continues to be the health and safety of our patients. Please know we are prepared to continue business at full capacity at our clinic locations. Safety continues to be a priority for us as it is for all of you. With that in mind, we are prepared to …

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A couple rests on a grassy field in Baton Rouge and discuss their interest in hormone replacement therapy.

How Do I Talk to My Spouse About Starting HRT?

Choosing to start hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is a very personal decision. At our Baton Rouge-area practice, we remind patients that everyone experiences aging—there is absolutely nothing to be ashamed of.  Unfortunately, sometimes men and women can feel uncomfortable talking about their hormone struggles. They may be unsure of how to broach the subject and …

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A man who is taking HRT rests after winning a game of pickleball.

HRT: Are There Side Effects of Starting or Stopping?

If you’re interested in hormone replacement therapy (HRT), you likely have some questions about the possible side effects of introducing additional hormones to your body or decreasing them if you decide to stop treatment. Hormones significantly affect many aspects of your physical and emotional well-being, which is why it’s important to work with an experienced …

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