Category Archives: Testosterone Replacement Therapy

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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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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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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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Testosterone Replacement Therapy: What to Expect

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Testosterone replacement therapy is a common treatment at our Baton Rouge anti-aging clinic, and it’s known to be one of the most transformative and powerful approaches we offer. A low testosterone level can cause a variety of common age-related issues, so it’s no surprise many of the male (and even female) patients we see are…

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Testosterone: The Unexpected Women’s Health Hormone

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Women seeking anti-aging hormone therapy in our Baton Rouge clinic are often surprised to learn how significant a role testosterone plays in their hormonal health. Mainly associated with men’s health issues, testosterone is often overlooked when it comes to female wellness, especially its effectiveness in combating the aging process. While estrogen and progesterone are commonly…

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Benefits of Testosterone Therapy

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FOR MEN SUFFERING FROM LOW TESTOSTERONE, THERE ARE MANY BENEFITS OF GETTING TESTOSTERONE THERAPY. Although men don’t suffer from menopause, some men do suffer from andropause which is a decrease in the production of testosterone and is often referred to as low testosterone. Testosterone replacement therapy is, by far, the most common treatment option, but does…

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Testosterone Myths: Female Edition

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Last week, we promised in our most recent blog that we would include a full section on female-specific testosterone myths. Not being ones to disappoint, we rounded up some interesting facts and myths regarding testosterone hormone therapy for the more attractive gender. Some might be surprising, some might betray everything you know about hormones, and,…

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