Men's Hormone Health Flagstaff - Dr. Erin WinterMen's Hormone Health Flagstaff - Dr. Erin Winter

Men's Hormone Health

Men’s Hormone Health

Andropause: Men also naturally experience declines in hormones. By age 40 most men have half the amount of testosterone than they did at 18.

While the decline is more gradual than menopause in women, it is still there and shouldn’t be overlooked.

Common signs and symptoms of low testosterone include:

  • Decreased motivation
  • Decreased self-confidence
  • Difficulty remembering things
  • Erectile dysfunction

  • Increased nervousness
  • Reduced muscle mass and strength
  • Reduced body hair
  • Breast enlargement

Erectile dysfunction

Many men report the inability to achieve or maintain and erection ands as you can see there are many reasons as to why:

  • Low testosterone (common after age 40)
  • Metabolic disease: cardiovascular issues, high cholesterol, diabetes
  • Side effect from medications for high blood pressure or depression
  • Tobacco use, recreational drug use

  • Stress, anxiety, depression
  • Surgery or radiation of the pelvis or prostate gland
  • Trauma to the penis

Prostate Problems

  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
  • Frequent or urgent need to urinate
  • Increased frequency of urination at night
  • Difficulty starting urination

  • Weak urine stream or a stream that stops and starts
  • Dribbling at the end of urination
  • Inability to completely empty the bladder

Hormone Replacement Therapy

Bio-identical Hormones are chemically the same structure that your own body produces. Compounded prescriptions are preferred so they can be tailored to your specific needs.

Common Types prescribed: Testosterone and DHEA

Common Forms: topical creams, troches, and pellets

It doesn’t matter if you are 25, 45, or 65, hormone imbalances affect men of all ages.

Whether your goal is prevention or replacement Dr. Erin Winter will evaluate your symptoms and laboratory tests to create a tailored treatment plan made specifically for you.

Optimizing your testosterone has been shown not only to improve energy, insomnia, mental clarity, mood, motivation, muscle mass, sexual function but also has been linked to decreased risks of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s disease.

If you have concerns about diminishing vitality Dr. Winter’s expertise can help you get back on track!

Get back to feeling like you again!