Balanced hormones are necessary for good health and disease prevention. After the age of 30, most men produce 3-10% less hormones each year. Stress, nutritional deficiencies, poor sleep habits, lack of exercise, smoking and excessive alcohol or recreational drugs can contribute to hormone decline at relatively young ages. Hormones such as testosterone, estradiol, and thyroid can be optimized with various treatments.
What Are The Benefits Of Hormonal Health Treatments?
Optimized treatments to improve hormonal health help protect the bones, heart, breasts and brain and the effects of endogenous declining hormone levels.
Benefits of hormone replacement therapy can include:
- Improved muscle mass
- Improved sexual function
- Sharpened mental acuity
- Reduced body fat
- Healthier emotions
- Thicker hair
- Increased metabolic functions
What Tests Are Included?
At NexMed Health, we evaluate the dynamics of sex steroid metabolism that sometimes affects a man’s health throughout his lifetime. The tests will help determine a personalized treatment plan and might include:
- Testosterone, total and free
- Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
- Prostate Specific Antigen ( PSA)
- Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG)
- Thyroxine (T4)
- Insulin-like Growth Factor1 (IGF1)