Testosterone is crucial for men, and the need goes way beyond muscles, moods, and sex drive. A lack of testosterone can increase your risk for chronic disease, and has been linked to diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and prostate cancer. So restoring a healthy hormone balance is not only important to help you feel good — it’s also necessary to protect your health.
Before starting the hormone regimen that’s right for you, it’s very important to have your hormones tested. Testing and continued monitoring with a practitioner experienced in BHRT is an important part of achieving and maintaining your healthy balance. Balancing Hormones Naturally passionately believes that everyone deserves access to integrative medicine, which includes BHRT, vitamins, supplements, and cutting-edge, quality-of-life treatment. Your journey starts right here.
What is Low-T?
When you were young, you produced large amounts of needed androgens, hormones that affect the male reproductive system, like testosterone. Your body also produced small amounts of estrogen, resulting in a desired high testosterone to estrogen ratio. “Andropause” is the male equivalent of menopause, characterized by a drop in testosterone, and an increase in estrogen. These hormone changes disrupt your healthy balance, causing the negative effects you may feel.
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) can help you reverse andropause
With BHRT, you take hormones which are identical to the ones produced by the human body
Replenishing the hormone DHEA, for example, can provide testosterone support because it is a direct precursor to testosterone. In addition, replenishing your progesterone levels can also provide testosterone support because your body uses progesterone to manufacture testosterone.