Category Archives: Andropause

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Does HRT Affect Weight in Men?

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Many of the men considering hormone replacement therapy (HRT) at Rejuvime Medical worry that the treatment could result in weight gain. Given that symptoms of low testosterone in men include increased weight and reduced muscle mass, you can understand why the idea of HRT leading to additional weight gain would be worrisome. So, how does…

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Is TRT the Male Equivalent to HRT?

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When you search online for “hormone replacement therapy,” or HRT, the results commonly refer to treatments for women going through menopause who are experiencing hot flashes or other symptoms associated with fluctuating estrogen levels. Men going through a similar phase, often called andropause, can also get hormone therapy—called testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). Is there a…

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Is Testosterone Therapy Illegal: Take Our Quiz to Spot Fact From Fiction!

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Many men consider testosterone replacement therapy because they’re experiencing symptoms of low T such as low energy levels, sleeplessness, and reduced sex drive. Some decide against seeking TRT because of myths they hear or read online. It’s unfortunate because low testosterone levels can affect a person’s quality of life without treatment. The misconceptions about testosterone…

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5 Mental Symptoms of Menopause & Andropause

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Searching for a word that's on the tip of your tongue or forgetting why you came into the kitchen—we've all been there. And it's not unusual to "wake up on the wrong side of the bed" once in a while. For women and men in the midst of menopause and andropause, however, the lack of…

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Bioidentical vs Synthetic Hormones: Why Each Is Useful

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Women and men considering hormone replacement therapy in our Baton Rouge and Metairie clinics 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 that one type is…

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Hormones & Age: Understanding the Ups and Downs

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You change through the years—and so do your hormones. The endocrine system adapts throughout our , creating fluctuations in metabolism, sex drive, and overall mood. While age impacts us all, you don't have to suffer through it. Anti-aging solutions, such as ,  help our Baton Rouge patients feel great at every stage of life. At…

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Can Men Get Menopause?

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Is it possible for an older man to suffer from male menopause? The endocrine system controls everything from sexual function to growth through a series of glands that produce hormones. As we age, the levels of hormones we produce change; we produce more of some hormones and less of others. In women, a decrease in the…

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