Category Archives: Testosterone Replacement Therapy

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Top 5 Questions About HRT for a Woman’s Low Sex Drive

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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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What Is the Link Between HRT and Endurance?

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Testosterone replacement therapy is an anti-aging treatment popular with men at our Baton Rouge and Metairie, 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 seeking to…

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Can Boosting Testosterone Really Make You Stronger?

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Men who get testosterone replacement therapy at our Baton Rouge-area clinics in Louisiana have several reasons for seeking to increase their testosterone levels. Low testosterone can decrease libido, affect your mood and quality of life, and cause memory lapses. Low T levels are also directly linked to the progressive loss of muscle mass and reduced…

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Can HRT Give Me an Energy Boost?

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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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Will Testosterone Therapy Make Me Angry?

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Millions of people—such as bodybuilders and cheating athletes—enhance their natural testosterone levels to boost their muscle mass, confidence, energy, and performance. When used this way, without proper medical supervision, testosterone has been linked to unwanted side effects such as mood swings and aggressive "roid rage."   Is this connection real, or is the idea of "roid rage" more myth than…

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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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Can I Gain Muscle and Lose Weight With HRT?

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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

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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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Do Estrogen Blockers Work for Men?

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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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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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