Category Archives: Bioidentical Hormones Baton Rouge

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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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Bioidentical vs Synthetic Hormones: Why Each Is Useful

Women and men considering hormone replacement therapy in Baton Rouge and our clinics in Denham Springs and Metairie 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 …

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How Do I Talk to My Spouse About Starting HRT?

Choosing to start is a very personal decision. At our Baton Rouge-area practice, we remind patients that everyone experiences aging—there is absolutely nothing to be ashamed of.  Unfortunately, sometimes men and women can feel uncomfortable talking about their hormone struggles. They may be unsure of how to broach the subject and explain to friends or …

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Cognitive Benefits of Hormone Therapy for Women

New research published in October 2019 shows that long-term —such as treatments we offer in Baton Rouge, Denham Springs and Metarie—is linked to improved cognitive health in post-menopausal women. These findings are especially important because almost two-thirds of all Americans diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease are women. Raw numbers underscore the significance of that statistic: Of …

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