You’ve heard about hormone therapy. You may have thought it was only for women. Think again. Hormone therapy can help men just as effectively when it comes to hormonal fluctuations. If you are a man and you’ve noticed that your body is going through some unexplained changes as you approach middle age, your hormones could be to blame. With hormone therapy, you can get yourself back on track. It’s time to feel like yourself again, but first you need to understand what is going on inside of you.
Your Reproductive Hormones Help You to Feel Healthy
Your reproductive hormones do more than keep your reproductive system balanced. They play a major role in your wellbeing, especially testosterone. When you are in your late teens and early twenties, your hormone levels are at a peak. This is the point in your life when you may feel like Superman. You’re strong and brimming with energy. It’s easy to take on that tough workout and stay in shape. You feel and look good.
As you get older, those hormone levels are going to drop. By the time you reach the age of forty, you may start to notice a difference in how you feel. You could become fatigued all of the time, even though you get plenty of sleep. Your strength may begin to fail you and your weight can start creeping up. Irritability is common. Loss of sexual libido is another problem. While some men sail through this phase of life without any problems, you might feel like you are a clock that is running low on batteries. If your hormones are causing your symptoms, hormone therapy can help.
What Can Hormone Therapy Do for You?
When you begin hormone therapy, your hormone levels will come back up to where they should be. With consistent treatment, troubling symptoms should go away. You’ll be able to get your weight back on track, feel energetic once again and get your strength back. Your moods will even out and you’ll be interested in the bedroom once again. It’s all about maintaining balance in your body. When something is off, you’re going to feel it. Listen to what your body is trying to tell you and seek solutions.
How to Get Started with Hormone Therapy
Make an appointment at The Aesthetic Medicine and Anti-Aging Clinics of Louisiana to discuss your symptoms. Our team can evaluate you, look at your medical history and take a blood test. The main goal is to rule out any other condition that could be causing your issues. A blood test will determine if your hormone levels are low. If your hormones are not where they should be, we can prescribe hormone therapy. We have offices in Baton Rouge and Lafayette. Contact us today to schedule your consultation.