Category Archives: Bioidentical Hormones Baton Rouge

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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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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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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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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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