HORMONE SERVICES: FOR MEN

Hormone Therapy at Preventative Medical Clinic, a division of Kohll’s in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Bio-Identical Hormones = the fountain of youth. “Get back your lean body, shining hair, and thick skin, allow your brain to work perfectly and have a defense against cancer, heart attack, and Alzheimer’s disease.” The One stop BHRT Clinic  & Pharmacy

The most experienced BHRT Practitioners + PCAB Accredited Compounding Pharmacy:

The practitioners at PMC are all required to undergo extensive training. focused solely on bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. There is no other team that meets all the standards of PMC – Join over thousands of patients who are experiencing the difference that BHRT can make. Extra bonus for our patients: Essential Pharmacy Compounding (EPC), the only PCAB accredited Pharmacy in Nebraska right in house to custom tailor your BHRT for you individually.

Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy (BHRT)  

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy has numerous benefits for both women and men. Age related hormone decline is one of the most common reasons for hormone imbalances; however, hormones may become imbalanced at anytime due to stress, lack of sleep, poor lifestyle choices, and poor nutrition. .  Preventative Medical Clinic of  Kohll’s (PMC) was created for a place where women and men of all ages could get real help and bring balance back into their life.”

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In men, the symptoms of aging are often the result of a growth hormone and testosterone decline. After age 20, a man’s growth hormone falls about 14 percent every 10 years. By the time he reaches 40, he’s lost almost half the growth hormones he had at 20 years old and by the time he reaches 80, men are left with just 5 percent of their original growth hormones. These imbalances can happen at any age. Fortunately there are male treatment options available.

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Symptoms of Andropause and Low “T”:

Many of the symptoms of male hormonal imbalances come on very gradually. You may not notice them at first, but as more symptoms appear and become worse over time, they do become apparent. These symptoms of male hormone imbalance are some of the most common:

  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Hair loss
  • Low libido
  • Fatigue or lack of energy
  • Night sweats or hot flashes
  • Memory loss
  • Mood swings or irritability
  • Heart palpitations
  • Muscle loss or weakness
  • Sleep apnea or insomnia
  • Depression or anxiety
  • Constipation or increased bowel movements
  • Increased body fat
  • Gynecomastia (development of breasts in men)

What’s included in our bioidentical hormone therapy services?

  • Highly Trained Bioidentical Hormone Practitioners specializing in Natural Bioidentical Hormones for  Men
  • A comprehensive review of symptoms, medical, family and personal history
  • Testing – saliva, urine and/or blood laboratory analysis
  • Natural hormone balancing
  • Ongoing evaluations
  • Medication compounded locally form a PCAb accredited Pharmacy
  • Highest quality supplements
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Why are bioidentical hormones used?

As men and women age, the levels of some key hormones in the body go down. These include estrogen, progesterone and testosterone and Growth Hormone. This can lead to certain symptoms. Some are very common to women who are past the age of having periods (menopause) and some of these are common to men. Some common effects of low hormones include:

  • Hot flashes
  • Night sweats
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Loss of interest in sex
  • Pain during sex
  • Problems sleeping
  • Loss of energy
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of muscle mass
  • Weight gain
  • Foggy thinking
  • Mood changes
  • Memory Loss
Benefits of Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT):

Balanced Moods:

Hormone fluctuations can cause mood swings due to hormonal interference with blood sugar and brain chemistry. Balanced hormones can remedy feelings of anger, anxiety, and depression.

Increased Muscle Mass:

A testosterone deficiency can occur in both men and women. Testosterone directly affects the building of muscle.  If testosterone levels are too low muscle mass will decrease.

Fat Loss:

Muscle influences the burning of calories. When muscle is abundant, fat stores are tapped into in order to sustain energy. If estrogen is low for either a man or woman, the body attempts to conserve estrogen by storing extra fat. This is because fat contains estrogen. Adding regular amounts of estrogen to the body can decrease fat storage.

Higher Libido:

If hormone levels are decreased, then desire for sexual activity is also decreased. When hormones are restored to normal levels, libido is boosted.

Healthier Sleeping Patterns:

The body’s internal clock sets sleeping patterns and is located in the part of the brain known as the hypothalamus.  Hormonal imbalances can interfere with signals in the hypothalamus and create disturbed sleep.

Increased Vitality:

Fluctuations of hormones can cause blood sugar to not be processed properly, and this can cause feelings of fatigue. When hormones are balanced, the body can effectively produce energy to restore and increase vitality.

Higher Bone Density:

Estrogen and testosterone influence the way bones absorb calcium.  If the bones cannot properly absorb calcium, they become weak, which leads to osteoporosis.  Balanced hormones can regulate calcium absorption to keep bones healthy and strong.

What’s included in our bioidentical hormone therapy services?
  • Highly Trained Bioidentical Hormone Practitioners specializing in Natural Bioidentical Hormones for Women and Men
  • A comprehensive review of symptoms, medical, family and personal history
  • Testing – saliva, urine and/or blood laboratory analysis
  • Natural hormone balancing
  • Ongoing evaluations
  • Medication compounded locally form a PCAb accredited Pharmacy
  • Highest quality supplements
  • Nutrition planning
  • Stress reduction plans
Explaining Bioidentical Hormones

Bio-Identical Hormones are natural, plant-derived compounds that are  derived from naturally occurring sources, such as yams and soy, and are designed to replicate the same chemical structure as the hormones that are produced naturally by our bodies. It may surprise you to know that bio-identical hormone replacement therapy has been used successfully by patients since the 1930’s  

Based on your hormone levels, Essential Pharmacy Compounding ( PCAb Accredited) a division of Kohll’s which specializes in compounding will individually tailor your bioidentical hormone regimen specifically designed for you by your practitioner.

Are Bioidentical Hormones Safer, More Effective than Synthetic Hormones?

Bioidentical hormones are more appealing to the masses when dealing with menopause or andropause because they are derived naturally and our bodies can metabolize them properly. Another advantage of using bioidentical hormones is that they are specifically designed to match your individual hormonal needs – unlike synthetic hormones, which use a one-size-fits-all approach to symptom relief.

There is an overwhelmingly large body of evidence that supports the claim that bioidentical hormone therapy is safer and more effective than synthetic hormone replacement. However, it’s important to remember that no drug, supplement or herb is 100 percent safe – there is always a chance that you may experience an adverse reaction. That’s why it’s critical for women and men to consult with a hormone specialist before beginning any hormone therapy regimen, to safe-guard themselves from side effects.

Different Methods of Delivering BHRT:

 

  • Pellets – Pellet therapy in particular has been known to help many people overcome the effects of hormonal imbalance. Placed under the skin, pellets release hormones into your body, which metabolizes testosterone or estrogen as needed. There are far fewer treatments per year, and your body adapts to the changes

 

 

  • Transdermal Cream – Transdermal Cream therapy is most commonly prescribed therapy and has helped patients overcome the effects of hormonal imbalance. The prescribed dosage is rubbed onto the the skin  and absorbed into the bloodstream.

 

 

  • Sublingual Troches – A dosage commonly prescribed. The medication is a lozenge that dissolves in the mouth and absorbed into the bloodstream via through the cheek and gum.

 

Stop Guessing & Start Testing

To determine your hormonal needs, PMC thoroughly evaluate your symptoms using state-of-the-art diagnostic tests, such as, saliva, urine and/or blood tests to determine your hormone levels and your unique bioidentical hormonal needs. After starting a natural hormone replacement program, your practitioner will monitor and re-evaluate your hormone levels, meeting with you, to insure that they are maintained at their optimum balance.

Credentials: All medicine requires extensive training, balancing hormones especially, and this isn’t something traditionally taught in school to the practitioners.The practitioners at PMC are all required to undergo extensive training. focused solely on bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. There is no other team that all meets the standard of PMC – Join over thousands of patients who are experiencing the difference that BHRT can make. Extra bonus, local family owner licensed in all required states, the only PCAB accredited Pharmacy in Nebraska right in house to custom tailor your BHRT for you individually.