Category Archives: Hormone Therapy Baton Rouge

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How Much Does HRT Cost?

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Men and women considering hormone replacement therapy in the Baton Rouge and New Orleans areas are typically savvy consumers who understand that medical services such as HRT can vary in price from clinic to clinic. But even the most sophisticated patient may find it difficult to determine which clinic to choose based on cost. That's…

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Does HRT Cause Cancer?

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One of the most common questions we get asked by men and women who are considering hormone replacement therapy in the New Orleans and Baton Rouge areas is whether HRT is linked to an increased risk of cancer. Research conducted for many years shows that HRT is not proven to cause cancer, but we counsel…

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Can I Gain Muscle and Lose Weight With HRT?

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Many of the men considering hormone replacement therapy at our clinics in Shreveport, Baton Rouge, Metairie, and Slidell are concerned about the loss of muscle tone and the causes of weight gain. In men, these age-related changes commonly occur during "male menopause"—called andropause—and are linked to low testosterone levels. Simply put, these patients want to…

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How to Minimize HRT Side Effects

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The most common questions we hear at Rejuvime Medical are about the side effects of hormone replacement therapy. In Baton Rouge 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 those effects.…

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How Will HRT Affect My Sex Drive?

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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?

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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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How Is Hormone Replacement Therapy Monitored?

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As you begin hormone replacement therapy (HRT), you may be unsure of what to expect in the long run. HRT is a powerful way to improve your long-term quality of life, but that does mean it involves a long-term commitment. Fortunately, careful monitoring during each step of the process makes sure your treatment is always…

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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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Bioidentical or Synthetic Hormones: What’s the Difference?

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If you're reading this blog post, you likely have some interest in hormone replacement therapy in the Baton Rouge area as a way to address a condition or conditions related to hormonal imbalances. There's also a pretty good chance that you're confused about the differences between bioidentical and synthetic hormones. Hopefully, this blog post can…

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How Do I Talk to My Spouse About Starting HRT?

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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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