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What are the signs of hormone deficiency? 

No doubt you’ve heard about hormone deficiency and the trouble it can cause, but have you ever looked at just how challenging hormone deficiency really is for your body? 

Of course, hormone deficiency can present differently from one person to another, leading to a wide range of symptoms with the signs varying depending on which hormone is deficient. 

Confused yet? 

Don’t be. 

We’ve created a breakdown of some common signs and symptoms associated with hormone deficiencies as they correspond to several key hormones. Keep in mind that hormone deficiencies can be effectively addressed by hormone replacement therapy options. 

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How Does Testosterone Therapy Affect Your Organs

You probably know that increased levels of testosterone affect things like muscle growth, energy levels, and your body’s ability to burn. But what about the rest of your body? Hormones are carried through the bloodstream and affect almost every part of our bodily functions—that’s why Hormone Replacement Therapy can have such a big impact on your day-to-day life. However, changes in hormone levels can also impact your body in unexpected ways. 


Can Testosterone Help Address Alzheimer’s Disease?

Perhaps one of the scariest diseases challenging modern medicine is Alzheimer’s disease. Unfortunately, the rate of Alzheimer’s diagnoses in the United States is trending upwards, with an estimated 6.5 million Americans age 65 and older living with the disease in 2022

Though the exact reason is unknown, research shows that women are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s more frequently, particularly over the age of 60, when they are twice as likely to receive an Alzheimer’s diagnosis than they are breast cancer

While this is difficult data to digest, strides are being made with respect to both the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. A very encouraging development has to do with testosterone and whether testosterone levels might provide a critical clue that gives the medical community a leg up on this disease. 

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What To Expect When Starting Testosterone Therapy

Testosterone is a vital hormone that helps the body function. Low levels of testosterone, also called Low T, can be caused by aging, illness, or other reasons. Low testosterone can result in a wide range of symptoms, affecting sexual health, energy levels, mood and more. 

For many men with low T and women going through menopause, Hormone Replacement Therapy can help alleviate these symptoms. As with any medical treatment, there are a wide range of possible results and your results will change over time. Read on for an overview of some of the most likely things you can expect in your first weeks and months on testosterone.


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