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Testosterone Replacement for Men

Testosterone is the primary male sex hormone. After the age of 30, it is common for men to start experiencing a gradual decline in testosterone. As testosterone levels decline with age, many health problems accompany this loss. When testosterone levels dip below optimal levels, the result is a decrease in sex drive, fatigue, erectile dysfunction, muscle loss, weight gain, insomnia, sleep apnea, depression and anxiety.

COMMON SYMPTOMS OF LOW TESTOSTERONE

  • Weight Gain
  • Muscle Loss
  • Fatigue
  • Insomnia
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Low Sex Drive
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Irritability
  • Memory Loss

POTENTIAL BENEFITS OF TESTOSTERONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY

  • Increases muscle strength
  • Improves sexual response and reversal of impotence/erectile dysfunction
  • Improves body composition: increased lean body mass, and reduction in obesity
  • Prevents osteoporosis, arthritis, and degenerative joint disease
  • Improves sense of well -being, and reduces depressed mood
  • Improves memory
  • Protects against cardiovascular disease and diabetes mellitus via a reduction in obesity, increased lean body mass, normalization of blood clotting, and increased HDL

Thyroid Hormone Replacement

Thyroid hormone regulates the body’s temperature, metabolism and cerebral function, resulting in increased energy and temperature. Healthy thyroid function is crucial for balancing the body’s other hormones. People who suffer from low thyroid function tend to experience fatigue and low energy, slowness in their thinking and actions, forgetfulness, mental confusion, depression, arthritis-like pain and susceptibility to colds and infections.

COMMON SYMPTOMS OF LOW THYROID

  • Weight Gain
  • Fatigue
  • Sleep apnea
  • Hair Loss
  • Depression
  • Irritability

POTENTIAL BENEFITS OF THYROID HORMONE REPLACEMENT

  • Better regulation of temperature, metabolism, and cerebral function
  • Increases fat breakdown resulting in weight loss and lower cholesterol
  • Relieves symptoms of thin, sparse, dry hair, and thin nails.
  • Improves cerebral metabolism and prevents cognitive impairment
  • An effective treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

DHEA Replacement Therapy

Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) is a hormone derived from cholesterol that is produced by the adrenal glands above the kidneys. DHEA is the most abundant steroid hormone in the body. It is the building block for making estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone, and helps keep these hormones balanced and functioning properly.

Natural levels of DHEA usually peak during mid-adulthood and slowly decline with age. If your levels are low, a sustained released micronized form of DHEA can be prescribed to optimize levels, which will help the immune system to fight illness and improve physical performance.

COMMON SYMPTOMS OF LOW DHEA

  • Weight Gain
  • Muscle Loss
  • Fatigue
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Low Sex Drive
  • Depression
  • Irritability
  • Memory Loss

POTENTIAL BENEFITS OF DHEA REPLACEMENT

  • Improves brain function and relieves stress
  • Increases energy, and reduction in body fat and cholesterol
  • Increases insulin sensitivity, resulting in protection from diabetes
  • Treats connective tissues disorders such as Lupus
  • An antioxidant that prevents formation of free radicals
  • Improves sleep, increases energy, and improves capacity to handle stress

Melatonin

Melatonin is a hormone secreted by the pineal gland, located in the center of the brain. It regulates circadian rhythms and the deep stages of sleep.

POTENTIAL BENEFITS OF SUSTAINED-RELEASE MELATONIN

  • Improves biologic regulation of circadian rhythms, sleep, mood, and reproduction
  • A powerful antioxidant that boosts immune function, scavenges free radicals, and fights cancer
  • Promotes better sleep, reduces jet lag and depression

Sermorelin for Human Growth

Sermorelin acetate is a biological active analog of growth hormone-releasing factor (GRF 1-44) which is a growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH) naturally produced by the human brain to stimulate production and secretion of human growth hormone (HGH) by the pituitary gland. Sermorelin is not a growth hormone; it is a growth hormone secretagogue, which means it stimulates the pituitary gland by binding to specific receptors to increase the production and secretion of HGH.

As a youth, ample amounts of growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH) are produced so the pituitary gland is able to provide the body with sufficient growth hormone sustain health, vitality and otherwise normal aspects of human form and function. As we age, GHRH declines to cause reduced production and secretion of pituitary HGH and thereby increasing growth hormone insufficiencies that erode health, stamina, and vitality during later life.
Sermorelin therapy consists of daily injections of Sermorelin acetate which stimulates the pituitary gland to produce an increased natural secretion of human growth hormone. Since Sermorelin acetate is approved as safe for use in children to increase their production of growth hormone, it is considered safe for use in increasing the natural production of growth hormone in adults deficient in growth hormone. Each person’s individual needs are used to determine to dose, but recent research indicates its effects wear off after two to three months, thus it is more cost-effective to cycle on and off of this medication every few months.

SYMPTOMS OF LOW GROWTH HORMONE

  • Weight Gain
  • Muscle Loss
  • Fatigue
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Low Sex Drive
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Depression
  • Memory Loss

POTENTIAL BENEFITS OF SERMORELIN THERAPY

  • Increases calcium retention which strengthens and increases bone density
  • Enhances the immune system and accelerates healing from wounds or surgery
  • Promotes non-REM slow wave sleep
  • Increases protein synthesis and stimulates the growth of all internal organs except the brain
  • Increases energy, vitality, strength and endurance
  • Increases lean body mass by developing new muscle cells
  • Breaks down body fat and fatty acids
  • Improves heart function
  • Reduces liver uptake of glucose, an effect opposing that of insulin
  • Promotes liver glycogenesis
  • Plays a role in fuel homeostasis
  • Contributes to the maintenance and function of pancreatic islets cells