After age 40 men gradually produce less testosterone. This is also known as Andropause or the male version of menopause.
The Symptoms of Low Testosterone
Do You Need Male Hormone Therapy?
Many studies have found that 1 in 200 men suffer quite severely from the effects of low testosterone. A much higher percentage of men have at least one subtle or moderate symptom of low testosterone.
Most likely symptoms of Andropause include:
- Erectile Dysfunction or decrease in erection quality
- Diminished libido
- Decreased strength and muscle mass
- Low endurance/fatigue
- Increased abdominal fat
- Prostate and bladder issues
- Sleep disturbances
The Aurora Compounding Pharmacy has many customized forms of Testosterone that can be compounded into very specific strengths just for you! All Testosterone compounds require a prescription from your M.D. We can help direct you to a physician that specializes in male hormonal health.
Another very important and overlooked endogenous steroid hormone produced by the adrenal glands. DHEA helps produce Testosterone in the body. Natural DHEA levels peak in early adulthood and then slowly fall as you age.
Some possible benefits of DHEA supplementation may include:
- Lowering inflammation in the body
- Aiding in weight loss and building muscle mass
- An increase in bone density
- An increase in libido
Anastrozole is commonly known as Arimidex. For men it is a useful drug to suppress the production of estrogen. At Aurora Compounding Pharmacy we are able to compound very small dose Anastrazole capsules generally taken twice per week. We will work with you and your physician to ensure a therapeutic outcome.