Author Archives: Chris Pixley

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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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A man and woman go for a walk as part of their New Year's resolution to combat signs of aging.

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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A man who receives hormone replacement therapy treatment looks out over a pond during a run.

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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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, nutrition counseling and supplements, and IV therapy. 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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