Medical Mondays: What is andropause?

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Medical Mondays – You ask the questions and our highly trained bioidentical hormones experts will post your answer LIVE! Q: My wife has been using bioidentical hormones for several months now and she is very happy with the results. She is seeing a BodyLogicMD physician here in Dallas and she tells me that men have … Continued

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Medical Mondays: Does Male Menopause Really Exist?

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Medical Mondays – You ask the questions and our highly trained bioidentical hormones experts will post your answer LIVE! Q: A co-worker told me that he started using bioidentical testosterone injections prescribed by his doctor to help with symptoms of male menopause or “andropause.” He told me that he was feeling how I’ve been feeling … Continued

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Testosterone Gel application

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More and more men are being started on testosterone gels by the traditional physicians as direct to consumer advertising campaigns take their effect. We also see a flurry of new testosterone delivery systems being pushed out in from traditional pharmaceutical companies. Testosterone now comes in patches and gels that can be applied to the scrotum, … Continued

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It’s a Wrap: This Week in Hormones…

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There’s been a lot of talk about hormones in the media lately and the bioidentical hormone experts compiled a list of some recent articles that you might find interesting. October 2011 – Afraid that using testosterone to treat andropause might increase your risk of prostate cancer? Fear no more, say researchers from the Institute of Urology at … Continued

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A Depressing Connection

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What do depression, heart disease and erectile dysfunction (E.D.) have in common? Well for starters, if you suffer from any one of these conditions, the other two might be just around the corner. According to a study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, E.D. can be an early indicator of heart disease in some men. … Continued

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It’s a Wrap: This Week in Hormones…

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There’s been a lot of talk about hormones in the media lately and the bioidentical hormone experts compiled a list of some recent articles that you might find interesting. August 2011 – More and more men are coming to realize that the changes that they experience as they get older are in fact due to underlying hormonal … Continued

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Physicians Encourage Men to Test their Hormones for Men’s Health Week

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June 13th kicks off Men’s Health Awareness Week – a week-long campaign that runs through Father’s Day, aimed at heightening the awareness of preventable health problems and encouraging men to take action to reduce their risk of disease. This year, the highly trained physicians within the BodyLogicMD network have come together to educate men about a common problem that is often overlooked. The problem is hormonal imbalance, most often due male menopause or andropause.

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It’s Andropause, Not Just Age

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Declining hormone levels aren’t just a problem for women. Men also lose hormones over time — particularly testosterone. This decline is referred to as andropause and it can have a significant effect on a man’s life.

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Estrogen. Not Just for Women

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Even as recently as the 90’s, estrogen was only considered important in women and of little value to men. However, a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association proves just how critical estrogen is for males and how unbalanced levels of estrogen can increase mortality rates in men. While men like to blame estrogen for their female issues, their life may actually depend on their own healthy balance of the hormone. It is believed that approximately 99 percent of men today do not know where their estrogen levels stand, so it should be no surprise that our nation is bogged down with age-related diseases.

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Male Menopause Affects More than 50 percent of Men Over the Age of 50

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Nashville bioidentical hormones expert, Benita Swartout, D.O. was recently featured in a special report on andropause – the male menopause on WNDU Local News. According to the report, more than 50 percent of American males over the age of 50 currently suffer from the hormonal imbalance known as andropause – that’s somewhere in the ballpark of 25 million men.

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