Hormones play an integral role in health and wellness. They promote growth within the body and influence metabolism, organ function, energy, weight management, and sexual desire. As people age, their body may stop producing adequate levels of hormones. And there are many factors that can interfere with hormone production beyond the usual culprit of aging. This creates havoc with your ability to perform in the bedroom, destroy your desire for intimacy, and deplete your energy levels. Sadly, hormone balance can begin to change as early as your 20s!
Thankfully, there are treatment options available to counteract the aging process. The team at Senara is ready to discuss hormone replacement therapy options with you. Call 309.693.9600 to schedule an appointment today.
Testosterone (Low T) Treatment
It is estimated that 39% of men, ages 40-55, have low or inadequate testosterone levels. The good news is that Testosterone Replacement Therapy can be effective in reversing the effects of hormonal imbalance, decreasing symptoms significantly.
Testosterone hormones are important for men’s health and vitality. The amount of testosterone in the body declines gradually as we age. For some men, this decline is more dramatic. And this results in a number of side effects that can impair quality of life.
Signs of Low T
The following symptoms may be a sign of Low Testosterone.
- Loss of libido
- Erectile dysfunction
- Weight gain
- Memory Loss
- Emotional changes
- Muscle wasting or loss of strength
- Swollen or tender breasts (gynecomastia)
- Hair loss
- Difficulty sleeping/change in sleep patterns
- And more…
Testosterone Replacement Therapy
Senara offers Testosterone Replacement Therapy for men. Part of our BioIdentical Hormone Replacement Therapy services, we help improve your quality of life by correcting the hormonal imbalance. Your Testosterone prescription will be customized to your individual needs. And hormone levels are checked routinely to ensure you are always receiving the right dosage for your needs. Over time, your hormones should begin to regulate hormone production as your body recuperates.
If you are experiencing symptoms of low T, contact us to set up an initial consultation and find out if Testosterone Replacement Therapy is right for you.
A normal part of the aging process, our hormone levels decrease over time. We know this process more acutely as Andropause for men, and Menopause for women. Fluctuating hormones levels can cause a lot of undesirable changes in the body. Not surprisingly, loss of desire (low libido) is one of them. Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) can not only help rejuvenate your desire for sex, but also improve other symptoms of hormone imbalance*.
Symptoms of Hormone Imbalance
Every person experiences changes in hormone levels a little differently. That being said there are common symptoms that can indicate it is time to get your hormone levels checked and consider BHRT
- Brain fog
- Hair loss
- Difficulty sleeping
- Decreased libido/Sexual dysfunction
- Weight gain
- Excess belly fat
- Mood swings, anxiety, or depression
- Muscle loss
- And more…
How Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) Works
Unlike synthetic hormone replacement therapy, BHRT uses hormones that are biologically identical to the hormones in our bodies. Derived from natural plant sources such as soy and yams, bioidentical hormones can be more easily assimilated by the body without the side effects commonly associated with synthetics.
BHRT is customized to the individual based on a simple laboratory test to identify hormonal imbalances. The bioidentical hormones are then prescribed and compounded by a specialty pharmacy that is trained in BHRT. Your Senara Doctor will prescribe a compound to address imbalances in estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, DHEA, cortisol, thyroid, and Vitamin D. Leveling your hormones can have a profound impact on your weight loss efforts, improving results drastically.
To ensure optimal results, your Senara Physician will monitor and retest your levels every 6-8 weeks. By continually monitoring your hormone levels and symptoms, we can adjust your prescription to your individual needs as your body adjusts and recuperates.
One of the most effective delivery methods of BHRT is Pellet Therapy. The BioIdentical Hormones are compounded in to a pellet form and injected into the hip or buttock. The pellets are slowly dissolved into the body, providing consistent delivery. Every three to six months your Senara Doctor will insert a new pellet, adjusting the compound to your new needs. Pellet injections are low maintenance and convenient to administer. They provide consistent hormone replacement therapy delivery.
If you are experiencing symptoms of hormonal imbalance, contact us to set up an initial consultation to find out if Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy is right for you.
Sermorelin, a growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH), can enhance overall health and well-being by stimulating the production and release of hormones by the pituitary gland. This kick-starts your sex drive so you can rule the bedroom again!
Benefits of Sermorelin
Sermorelin is a bioidentical synthetic hormone peptide that contains 29 amino acids and may be used in conjunction with bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT), weight loss programs, and erectile dysfunction treatment.
Sermorelin* and Sermorelin/Peptide blends have been known to support a variety of functions related to growth hormone levels and may:
- Enhance the quality of sleep
- Increase bone density
- Regenerate nerve tissues
- Strengthen the cardiovascular system
- Strengthen the immune system
- Increase muscle mass
- Enhance energy levels
- Improve ability to burn fat
- Improve cognition and memory
- Increase sex drive
- Improve bone and mineral density
- Improve recovery and repair from injuries
Getting Started on Sermorelin
Dr. Keith Kramer and his staff at Senara are experienced in BioIdentical Hormone Replacement Therapy, Anti-Aging Medicine, and Functional Medicine. An initial appointment will include a consultation with the doctor to discuss your health history, your health goals, and review pertinent medical information. Blood tests will be required to determine levels of hormone imbalance and if Sermorelin is right for you.
Call 309.693.9600 to schedule a consultation.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, prevent or cure any disease. These products and services are intended to support, not replace, your current medical care. Individual result may vary.
** People with a history of certain cancers may not be eligible for hormone replacement therapy.