Category Archives: Hormone Therapy Baton Rouge

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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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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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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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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How Will HRT Affect My Sex Drive?

Advertisements promoting treatments for erectile dysfunction seem to be everywhere. Yet, low libido (sex drive) is a condition that gets much less attention even though it affects many men—and women. Low testosterone levels (commonly called Low T) can make it difficult to become aroused as aging upsets the delicate balance of hormones, causing men to …

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How Long Before Hormone Replacement Therapy Works?

Men diagnosed with low levels of testosterone—often called "Low T"—experience symptoms ranging from lack of energy and productivity, reduced sex drive, depression, and brain fog. Once they've decided to get testosterone replacement therapy at our clinics in the Baton Rouge and New Orleans areas, they're anxious to know when they can expect to notice results. …

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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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