Men experience changes in their hormone levels as they age just like women. However, this change in men occurs over a longer period of time and can be more subtle. Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) is designed to restore your natural balance to eliminate the symptoms associated with andropause and many other conditions. Bio-identical hormones are made from yam-derived steroids that are chemically altered to exactly match the hormones produced by the body.
At Compounding Solutions Pharmacy & Wellness, we are able to customize your dosage as well as the dosage form to provide the right fit for you. If your doctor thinks treatment is right for you, we recommend tracking your symptoms in order to find the right dosage for you.
Testosterone is to men what estrogen is to women. As men age, testosterone levels begin to drop. According to the Mayo Clinic, levels decrease by 1% each year starting around age 30 or 40. Every man will experience a decline in testosterone levels, but symptoms and severity will vary from person to person. These changes will occur over a long period of time with changes often appearing subtle. Testosterone decline can lead to multiple changes in the body including:
If you feel that you might need testosterone replacement, speak with your doctor or one of our pharmacists to find out if treatment is right for you. If treatment is recommended, then we suggest trying treatment (with a prescription from your doctor) for a few months while monitoring your symptoms.
We offer multiple options for Testosterone and DHEA supplementation including:
If you feel like you may be experiencing low testosterone, then you can use the ADAM Questionnaire to identify your symptoms and talk with your doctor. The ADAM Questionnaire was developed by St. Louis University in 2000 and has been published in the International Journal of Impotence Research. It is widely used as screening tool for androgen deficiency (low testosterone).
Erectile Dysfunction (ED) becomes more common as men age. It is a physical and psychological issue. Speak with your doctor about any issues that you may be experiencing, even if you are feeling embarrassed. Symptoms may include persistent:
According to the Mayo Clinic, erections can be more difficult to get and keep as you age, but certain risk factors can contribute to ED including:
We offer multiple options to treat ED including: