Hormone Replacement Therapy for Low Testosterone
Conroe Texas Low T Specialist Cheryl Winter, DCN, FNP-BC utilizes Hormone Replacement Therapy to help men to fight against the effects of aging and testosterone hormone decline. Men experience a phenomenon similar to menopause, which is known as andropause, and while their hormone decline is not as sudden as that of menopause, it can still create unpleasant effects. Managing stress in a healthy way, getting plenty of exercise, and eating a healthy diet can help men to get greater effects from Hormone Replacement Therapy and create a better chance for longevity and wellness.
Dr. Winter’s male patients in Montgomery County, Texas have also received tremendous benefits from balanced hormones, including optimized libido, greater energy, increased fitness, and reductions in belly fat. As in women, balanced hormones, protect men against diabetes, heart disease and osteoporosis, and leads to improved blood sugar balance and lipid and cholesterol levels. Additionally, balanced hormones lessen erectile dysfunction, sleep apnea and reduces the risk of prostate cancer.
Men’s Health Conditions treated with Hormone Replacement Therapy can include:
- Low Testosterone
As men begin to age, hormones decline, and the decrease in sex hormones is the primary reason for age-related health problems. Testosterone is the primary male hormone, and most young, healthy men produce between 4-10 mg of testosterone each day. Starting in the 30’s, testosterone production begins to reduce by 10% each decade, and when a man reaches his 40’s or 50’s, testosterone takes a steep drop. This decline in testosterone causes the syndrome known as andropause, but can be reversed by Conroe Texas Low T Specialist Cheryl Winter, DCN, FNP-BC. Personalized hormone treatment plans can bring the body back into balance.
Andropause is the term used to describe male hormone decline, and it usually occurs when men experience a drastic decrease in testosterone production. Men usually experience hormone decline during the 40’s or 50’s, and they may experience symptoms such as weight gain, erectile dysfunction, muscle atrophy, low libido, hair loss, anxiety, depression, insomnia, fatigue, and night sweats as a result of declining hormones.
- Enlarged Prostate
An Enlarged Prostate may occur when a lack of testosterone causes levels of progesterone and estrogen to rise, which may promote tissue growth to cause urinary and sexual issues. Increased Prostate Cancer Risk may also result from a testosterone deficiency failing to maintain proper immune function. The immune system has specialized cells that fight cancer, and when this function is inhibited, cancer may result.
- Erectile Dysfunction
Erectile Dysfunction can begin as early as a man’s 30’s; however, when a man hits his 40’s or 50’s, it can become even more of an issue. A significant amount of symptoms may occur as a result of testosterone decline, and because testosterone controls sex and reproduction, the ability to reproduce or function sexually, may become problematic. Symptoms of testosterone decline may cause some of the sexual and reproductive issues that may include low libido, infertility, and erectile dysfunction.
- Adrenal Fatigue
When your adrenal glands are working properly, they allow you to effectively manage the various stressors in your life and help build your immunity to common illnesses. However, high levels of stress, a poor diet, and other lifestyle factors can cause an imbalance that leads to chronically feeling fatigued. Optimized hormones allow the adrenal glands to function and peak efficiency and have been shown to reduce and even reverse the effects of adrenal fatigue in both men and women.
Hormone Replacement Therapy can help with these syndromes and their related symptoms. Conroe Texas Low T Specialist Cheryl Winter, DCN, FNP-BC has helped many men going through hormone decline to rejuvenate their bodies and regain their vitality. Patients from all over Montgomery County, Texas have sought out Dr. Winter due to her experience and advanced training in Bioidentical Hormones. She believes there’s no reason to feel anything but great, and a customized Hormone program can get you back to feeling full of energy and vitality.