Several of my male patients have shared with me that they’re having problems in the romance department more frequently. They experience erectile dysfunction often and are also feeling depressed and fatigued. They wonder if maybe they have a hormone deficiency, or are coming down with a bug or some other condition. I explain that perhaps … Read more
Although most of my patients who try natural testosterone enhancement report that those measures have helped, they may not have been enough to boost testosterone levels high enough to relieve their particular symptoms. The same may be true for you, and like my patients, you may now want to try direct testosterone supplementation through your doctor. In order for you to make an informed decision, here are the pros and cons that I explain to my patients about male hormone replacement.
I see a lot of men in my office who’ve gotten mixed signals about testosterone. Testosterone is the hormone that makes a man a man, so to speak. But sometimes testosterone gets a bad rap. In the medical community some say it causes aggressive behavior or irritability, extra hair growth, and other problems. On the flip side of the coin you need testosterone to have a healthy libido, good muscle tone, and good energy. So, what’s a guy to do?
It would not be uncommon to feel like you have a bunch of different middle-aged problems but in reality it could be just one troublesome problem!. This unfortunate physical change is caused by foreign chemicals that behave like estrogen in your body. And this hormonal imbalance can lower your testosterone-to-estrogen ratio and throw your body out of whack.
You might not realize it, but many prescription drugs put a damper on your libido or can cause erectile dysfunction. Of course your doctor is not at fault. In his effort to keeping you healthy he might be indirectly killing your sex life! It is important to understand that you should never stop any medication that your doctor prescribes. If these drugs are acting like a cold shower on your sex life I have a few alternatives that might help you.