Health & Wellness

Men and Hormone Replacement Therapy Benefits

Hormone replacement therapy is not only for women to tackle menopausal issues. Naturally, as you age, you will experience lower testosterone levels and hormonal imbalances in the body. Testosterone, a male sex hormone produced in your testicles, is vital for ensuring your normal sexual development and functioning. Low production of the male hormone and other hormonal imbalances may lead to your overweight, low energy levels, loss of libido, and declining muscle mass. In such a situation, you may benefit from hormone replacement therapy Plano. A hormone replacement therapy may involve testosterone or high-growth hormone treatment. Testosterone replacement therapy focuses on boosting your production of the male hormone.

On the other hand, high-growth hormone therapy focuses on treating various health issues you may have, such as loss of bone density and balding. Subsequently, below are some of the top benefits you can get as a man from professional hormone replacement therapy (HRT).

Boosts your libido

As you age, your body slows its creation of testosterone hormones, which are your main reproductive hormones.

As your reproductive hormone, testosterone is responsible for delivering your natural sexual desire and ability to get and maintain an erection. A reduction in the creation of the essential hormone would lead to low libido, which hormone replacement therapy works to correct.

However, before your doctor subjects you to HRT, you will need an examination to ensure that your low sex drive results from male hormone issues. Other health conditions may also cause the lack of desire for sex, such as high blood glucose levels and accumulation of cholesterol and other substances in and on arterial walls.

Safeguards you against heart problems and stroke

When you reach above 40 years of age and no longer experience the optimum production of male hormones, you become more prone to developing cardiovascular issues.

Heart problems and stroke may even lead to your early death. Heart issues arise from the clogging of arterial walls due to low circulation of testosterone.

Therefore, boosting the concentrations of the circulating male hormones can protect your heart and arteries and decrease your risk of heart illness.

Boosts energy levels

A boost in energy levels is possible since there is more testosterone production, which is vital for increasing red cell production.  The inadequate levels of red blood cells in your body make you weaker, with less energy available. Low levels of thyroid hormones, essential for controlling your body’s metabolism, may also cause constant exhaustion and sluggishness.

And when you feel less energetic, you will not stay physically active and may overeat, leading to overweight issues.

An energy boost can help you sleep and focus and concentrate better.

Enhances your muscle mass

A healthy testosterone concentration helps fuel metabolism and create strong, lean muscles. Older men do not usually have a better physique due to a low supply of male hormones.

Prevents undesired changes in the body

For instance, if your testosterone levels are too low than the estrogen level, you may have some changes in the body that are often associated with females, like man boobs.

Contact Christopher J. Riegel, M.D. today to learn more about hormone replacement therapy from a specialist.


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