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Male Hormone Replacement Therapy

The most important male hormone is, without a doubt, testosterone. It drives masculine development in early life and fuels the sex drive from puberty onward. If production of this hormone rises too high or falls too low, it can cause a number of uncomfortable side effects. Since only a blood test can confirm your testosterone level, visit a reputable male hormone expert, such as Svetlana Pyatigorskaya at Vitality NP NYC for an accurate diagnosis and effective male hormone replacement therapy. Call today for a consultation.

What Is Male Hormone Replacement Therapy?

Getting the male hormone replacement therapy isn’t an easy decision. Most men feel embarrassed to seek medical consultation for problems associated with a hormonal imbalance.  Traditionally, hormone replacement therapy  is often associated with women, but men too can benefit from the procedure.Vitality NP NYC  in Lower Manhattan specializes in both male and female hormone replacement therapy. Under the guidance of Svetlana Pyatigorskaya,  a certified anti-aging expert and nurse practitioner, you can safely get your bio-identical hormone treatments without facing any adverse reactions. Most of the men who visit male hormone replacement therapy clinics are within the ages of 25 to 30 and have complained about sexual dysfunction.

What Symptoms Does Male Hormone Therapy Treat?

 Like some medical conditions, the symptoms of low testosterone levels aren’t always that apparent. Yu should immediately consult a medical professional like Svetlana at Vitality NP NYC to get a blood test and possibly start the male hormone therapy if you’re currently experiencing symptoms, such as:

Testosterone is the male sex hormone that regulates the normal sexual drive and functions of a man. This male hormone is at center stage as the most impacted hormone whether you’re undergoing:

When your testosterone hormone level is low, you can face a number of problems related to your sexual drive and activity. While it’s common for men to experience a decrease in testosterone hormone levels as they age, the problem can arise during the teen years or in the twenties as well. This often creates problems in the growth and development of the genital organs, resulting in a reduction in sexual desires.

Most men are prescribed topical creams and pills as part of the male hormone replacement therapy. These remedies help decrease some of the symptoms men face due to low levels of testosterone. The treatment is especially necessary for older men who experience one to three percent decrease in the male hormone once they reach 40 years of age.

Why Do I Need Male Hormone Therapy?

The testosterone hormone plays a very important role for men. It aids the development of the penis and testes, while leads to the deepening of the voice. It also, of course, enables sperm production and fosters the sex drive.

When the levels of this hormone are low, it often leads to the inability to conceive children. Most men seek help when they are facing problems associated with their sex drive and activity. Male hormone replacement therapy doctors have identified two conditions that can occur when testosterone levels are low:

  1. You may think of this condition as the male version of menopause, but there are subtle differences between the two. While the female menopause usually comes on suddenly, the male andropause is a gradual decline of testosterone over time. Weight gain and hair loss  often go unchecked. Since there are often no outward symptoms, only a blood test can confirm low levels of testosterone, but blood isn’t drawn as part of a normal annual physical exam.
  2. When the body doesn’t produce enough testosterone, it’s called hypogonadism. This condition affects the masculine development process. While in the womb, a male fetus can develop female genitals, ambiguous genitals or underdeveloped male genitals. At puberty, a boy may have no facial or body hair, no voice deepening and no growth to the penis and testicles.

If you suspect you have andropause or hypogonadism, don’t wait. Contact Svetlana Pyatigorskaya  at Vitality NP NYC in Downtown NYC for an appointment. She can check your blood for testosterone and if needed, provide male hormone replacement therapy to set you right again.

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Svetlana Pyatigorskaya is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and American Board Anti Aging Health Practitioner. She lives and practicing in New York.