Yearly Archives: 2021

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What Are Symptoms of Low Estrogen in Menopause?

Women in their 40s often start wondering if they're experiencing early menopause symptoms—a phase called perimenopause—associated with falling estrogen levels. Uncomfortable symptoms, such as worsening premenstrual syndrome (PMS), breast tenderness, and heavier periods often indicate the onset of perimenopause. The transition into menopause is typically accompanied by hot flashes, vaginal dryness, insomnia, and mood swings. …

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Top 5 Questions About HRT for a Woman’s Low Sex Drive

If you watch much television at all, it's likely you've seen ads promoting products that treat male sexual dysfunction. Our society remains more focused on treating erectile dysfunction than the reduced libido that many women encounter, especially after menopause. Hormone-related sexual dysfunction for women, however, detracts from their quality of life. Hormone replacement therapy at …

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How Common Is Female Sexual Dysfunction?

There is a definite gender gap when it comes to awareness of sexual dysfunction among men and women. It's nearly impossible to avoid advertisements promoting treatments for erectile dysfunction. Female sexual arousal disorders, including those that can be addressed with menopause hormone therapy at our Baton Rouge-area clinics, are much less well known. Women may …

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What Is the Link Between HRT and Endurance?

Testosterone replacement therapy is an anti-aging treatment popular with men at our Baton Rouge, Metairie, and Denham Springs, LA, clinics because it helps them get a better night's sleep, build muscle, and improve libido, among other benefits. Less well-known is the link between increased testosterone levels and boosting endurance. Men who come to our clinics …

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Can Boosting Testosterone Really Make You Stronger?

Men who get testosterone replacement therapy at our Baton Rouge-area clinics in Louisiana have several reasons for seeking to increase their testosterone levels. Low testosterone can decrease libido, affect your mood and quality of life, and cause memory lapses. Low T levels are also directly linked to the progressive loss of muscle mass and reduced …

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Turn Back the Clock With Hormone Replacement Therapy

Men and women often take stock of their health at the beginning of the year and pledge to change their lifestyles. Exercise and dieting are the most commonly made New Year's resolutions, but the new year is also a time to think about other ways to feel and look better. Hormone replacement therapy offers a number of …

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Can HRT Give Me an Energy Boost?

It's no secret that women going through menopause experience a number of symptoms that hormone replacement therapy at our Baton Rouge-area clinics can effectively treat, including fatigue and sleeplessness. What's less understood, however, is that changes in hormone levels can also lead to reduced energy for men as they reach their 40s and 50s. Andropause …

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