For Men

Bioidentical hormones for low testosterone syndrome, andropause or male menopause. Just as women experience the symptoms of menopause men also suffer from Bioidentical hormones treatments in sugarlandmiddle age decline of hormone production. In men the primary decline involves the male hormone or testosterone. Decline of normal testosterone is essentially andropause (male menopause). Symptoms on men include weakness, fatigue, irritability, anxiety, depression, night sweats, low libido, and some erectile dysfunction and lack of early morning erections. Many doctors specializing in male menopause believe decreased libido is the first indicator of male menopause.In the past these symptoms were overlooked and were largely unaddressed.Some other doctors diagnosed these male menopause symptoms as aging and depression and started the patients on anti-depressants that caused adverse effects. Today there is more awareness among the doctors and patients of low testosterone syndrome. Testosterone deficiency not only affects decreased libido but also results in metabolic disease and obesity which in turn results in disease states like diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis and bone fractures.

There are various ways of administering testosterone. Creams, injections and pellets (Biote), are the most common.

Erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction has 2 components:

  1. Low testosteroneNatural Bio identical Hormones For men
  2. Severe peripheral vascular disease resulting in low blood flow to the penis

These are 2 different entities and both have to be addressed and treated appropriately.

Treatment of erectile dysfunction:

  1. Medications such as Viagra or Cialis (as medically necessary)
  2. Tri-mix injections that are compounded by pharmacies and can be injected into the penis by the patients at home. This is for patients that have severe medical conditions such as severe diabetes, high blood pressure, diabetes and prostrate cancer and in patients who cannot tolerate oral medications.

All treatments are available and will be discussed in detail by Dr. Tamirisa.

 

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