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Common Questions Men Have About Hormone Replacement Therapy

Why Do I Need Hormone Replacement Therapy?

Every man experiences a gradual decline in hormone production as he ages.  Beginning at age 30, his body manufactures less and less testosterone, losing 1-2% per year until leveling off somewhere between 40-55 years of age, signaling the onset of Andropause…the male equivalent of Menopause.  Symptoms frequently include lack of sexual desire, weight gain, loss of muscle mass, irritability, depression and sluggishness.  Testosterone is essential to a man’s well-being…      It can literally change your life!

What is HRT?

Hormone Replacement is the restoration of proper hormone levels through the use of hormones that are identical in structure to those naturally produced in the body. ..

Hormone Replacement Therapy.

Recent studies have shown that hormone replacement with synthetic hormones (hormones that are similar to but different in structure that our natural hormones) can lead to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer. Research on hormones has shown that these risks are greatly reduced if not eliminated.  At InShapeMD® we use only the highest quality hormones, thereby reducing the risk of dangerous biochemical reactions and health problems  that can occur with synthetic hormones.

What is Testosterone Therapy?

Treatments involve small, infrequent muscular injections of testosterone. The hormone is release into the bloodstream over time in a safe and controlled manner. Dosages are tightly controlled by your InShapeMD® health provider to ensure safe and maximum effectiveness.  The hormones are compounded according to the highest industry standards, using the best quality botanical ingredients available.  Derived from soy and other plant-based ingredients, they are specially formulated to strictly replicate human hormones.

–Some of the Benefits Include—

  • Enhanced libido and sexual desire
  • Improved memory and mental clarity
  • Increased sense of well-being
  • Reduced fatigue…More energy
  • Relief from anxiety and depression
  • Decrease in body fat and Increase in lean body mass


Are There Any Side Effects?

Side effects are rare, but may include decreased sperm count, decreased testicular mass, and possible prostate enlargement and worsening of untreated sleep apnea.  These side effects are reduced with proper dosing and the close medical monitoring found at InShapeMD®.

What Is My Next Step?

Schedule an initial consultation with our medical professionals at InShapeMD®.  We will determine your current hormone levels, symptoms, lifestyle and the best course of treatment for you.

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