By the time men reach their late twenties, hormone production (testosterone, thyroid and adrenal) begins to slow down and by age 35, they can begin to experience andropause, or male menopause.
Symptoms of andropause include:
• Decreased Muscle Tone
• Decreased Mental Alertness
• Decreased Sex Drive
• Weight Gain
• Night Sweats
• Mood Swings
• Decreased Energy
In order to postpone or delay these symptoms of andropause, a doctor can prescribed a course of hormone replacement therapy. While synthetic hormones are commonly available, they are considered by many medical professionals to carry unnecessary risks. For this reason, Dr. Melissa Miskell recommends Bio-Identical hormone replacement therapy for treating andropause.
What Are Bio-Identical Hormones?
Focus Total Health is an expert in the use of Bio-Identical hormones and has helped thousands of men and women begin successful regimens of hormone replacement therapy to help them get back to feeling like their old selves again.
Unlike synthetic hormones which are plant or pharmaceutical-based, Bio-Identical hormones contain the exact molecular structure of hormones that are naturally produced by the human body. There are no known side effects with Bio-Identical hormones as the body recognizes them as natural, not foreign, compounds.
Bio-Identical hormones can be compounded to fit your exact needs. Testing should be done to determine the concentration of hormone in your in your body and then a specific combination of hormone can be compounded to improve your energy, outlook and quality of life.
Methods of Treatment for Andropause
There are several different methods of Bio-Identical hormone replacement for men with andropause, including:
• Pellet Implants
• Oral Medications
• Topical Cream
After your initial consultation with your provider and any necessary hormone level testing, we will discuss and prescribe the right plan of hormone replacement treatment for you.
Call us at 210-305-3075 to schedule a consultation for andropause treatment at one of our offices in Boerne, New Braunfels, San Antonio, or Austin.