Yearly Archives: 2020

A woman who uses treatments offered by Rejuvime Medical pets her dog after a strenuous a hike.

Beyond HRT: Other Services Provided by Rejuvime Medical

Rejuvime Medical refers to itself as the "Age-Defying Clinic" for a good reason. Our services span a wide spectrum of anti-aging treatments that attract people from New Orleans and throughout Louisiana to our Baton Rouge-area locations. Besides hormone replacement therapy, we offer cosmetic treatments, blood tests, and human growth hormone supplements. These services are all …

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A woman who is uses hormone replacement therapy to treat hot flashes stretches her leg before a run.

How HRT Helps Reduce Hot Flashes and Night Sweats

Hot flashes and night sweats are among the most recognizable symptoms for menopausal women. These symptoms, however, are more than just an annoying and uncomfortable part of aging. Recent studies suggest that women who experience hot flashes are more likely to experience cardiovascular events such as heart attacks or strokes, which is among the reasons …

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Portrait of a man from Louisiana who is considering testosterone replacement therapy.

Will Testosterone Therapy Make Me Angry?

Millions of people—such as bodybuilders and cheating athletes—enhance their natural testosterone levels to boost their muscle mass, confidence, energy, and performance. When used this way, without proper medical supervision, testosterone has been linked to unwanted side effects such as mood swings and aggressive "roid rage."   Is this connection real, or is the idea of "roid rage" more myth than …

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A group of people who use hormone therapy lift kettlebells in a workout class.

Can I Gain Muscle and Lose Weight With HRT?

Many of the men considering hormone replacement therapy at our Baton Rouge-area clinics are concerned about the loss of muscle tone and increased weight. These age-related changes commonly occur during "male menopause"—called andropause—and are linked to low testosterone levels. Simply put, these patients want to know if hormone replacement therapy can help them gain muscle …

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A woman experiencing hot flashes sits in front of an oscillating fan.

How to Minimize HRT Side Effects

The most common questions we hear at Rejuvime Medical are about the side effects of hormone replacement therapy. In Baton Rouge, Denham Springs, and Metairie, our providers describe the most complained about side effects associated with HRT and explain that each patient's experience is unique. Just as important, we provide information about how to minimize …

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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 at …

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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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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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