Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) for Men in Reno
As we age, our body undergoes a variety of changes that impact our health and well being Beginning around age 45, testosterone, the main male hormone, decreases at a rate of 1% a year. Reduced testosterone results in a variety of adverse effects, including:
- Low libido, inability to maintain an erection
- Anxiety, depression
- Weight gain, decreased fitness level and effectiveness of workouts
- Low self esteem
- Thin drying hair, sagging cheeks, droopy eyelids, thin lips
- Thin, pale, dry skin, with poor turgor
- Muscle wasting
- Memory loss, joint pain
- Loss of drive, competitive edge, Increased brain aging
- Cardiovascular Aging, Increased Heart Attacks and Strokes
- Hot flashes
- Persistent fatigue
- Irritable, nervous and hesitant
- Increased fat in hips, abdomen, and breasts
The Clearfield Medical Group regards hormone adequacy as the “juice of life.” The Clearfield Medical Group offers bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) for men in Reno to rebalance hormones, such as testosterone, DHEA, and dihydrotestosterone, and reduce complications resulting from hormone imbalances.
Maintaining male testosterone sufficiency with BHRT results in improvements in weight control, mood, sexual performance, sense of well-being, memory, joint pain, thinning bone, sleep, and physical well-being. Men who average greater than 600 ng/dl live, on average, fifteen years longer than those less than 500 ng/dl (Do you want me to put in a reference here?
With more than twenty years experience, Dr. William Clearfield is the BHRT expert in Northern Nevada. He utilizes “bioidentical” hormones, those that are identical to the hormones we naturally produce.
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy Explained
Dr. Clearfield likens adequate hormone levels to the frame of your house. Without a sturdy foundation and a sound roof, even the most expensive couch from Bloomingdale’s will be ruined by the elements in short order. Without adequate hormone reserves, our ski will thin and wrinkle, our hair will gray and fall out, our weight will balloon, and our memory will fail.
In Reno, Dr. Clearfield’s bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) for men reintroduces sufficient hormone integrity to reduce side effects and improve body function. Key to a successful BHRT program is the use of natural hormones as they are chemically identical to what we produce in nature.
BHRT is a personalized treatment option, meaning Dr. C assesses each individual’s unique hormone needs to provide the best results possible. BHRT supplementation from Dr. C is achieved through various means: pills, patches, injections, creams, or pellets inserted underneath the skin.
How Men Could Benefit from BHRT
Hormone imbalances result in a variety of effects that negatively impact men’s general health. Like a slow leak in a rusted pipe, the effects are only slightly noticeable at first. Overtime, they progress from small annoyances to major deficiencies. Symptoms of lower T levels in males include:
- Bone and muscle loss
- Thinning hair
- Decreased sex drive
- Weight gain
- Erectile Dysfunction
- Gynecomastia (enlarged breasts)
- Diabetes/Metabolic Syndrome
- Dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease
- Heart attacks
- Frailty Syndrome
- Inflammatory diseases
In Reno, men who rebalance testosterone levels with BHRT at the Clearfield Medical Group experience increased strength, energy,sense of well being, muscle tone, and libido, along with reduced body fat, anxiety, and depression. Once hormone levels are balanced, men notice improved body functioning and can conduct their daily activities without impairment. If you experience symptoms of low testosterone levels, speaking with Dr. C about BHRT sooner rather than later will help prevent symptoms from worsening.
Men in Reno Improve Their Health with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT)
Hormones play an essential role in several body functions. Your hormone levels will decline as you age. Testosterone production decreases with age for men, resulting in disruptions to sleep, mood, sexual performance, and physical features. Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) for men in Reno balances testosterone levels to reduce adverse symptoms resulting from hormone imbalances.
Men who undergo BHRT at the Clearfield Medical Group show improvements in anxiety, muscle mass, sleep cycles, energy levels, and sexual performance for better day-to-day functioning. Rather than dismissing the side effects of hormone imbalance, call Dr. C to discuss a customized BHRT program to improve your health and physical well-being.