Going to the doctor is never a favorite task on anyone’s to-do list and men are among those notorious for skipping routine visits. However, a simple trip to the doctor can do more than improve health, it can maximize quality of life.
Men struggling with the “effects of aging,” such as irritability, weight gain, low sex drive, fatigue, and sleeplessness may be suffering from a hormone imbalance, meaning men don’t have to accept these symptoms as a way of life.
Low testosterone is a major cause of the so-called “side effects of aging” in men. Levels of testosterone decline as a man ages, reaching noticeably low levels around middle-age, when men become to lose muscle mass, lack energy, and experience moodiness.
Low testosterone, colloquially dubbed “low T,” affects millions of men, diminishing quality of life and impacting risk of disease. Research has shown that men suffering from low levels of testosterone not only experience symptoms like irritability and weigh gain, they are also at an increased risk of heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes.
Men who seek treatment for low testosterone, such as bioidentical hormone therapy, nutritional balance, and targeted supplements lower their risk of disease and experience a better overall quality of life.
At YoungerMeMD, Dr. Varano is an expert at helping men address their health concerns, including those caused by low testosterone. He is specially trained and certified in advanced therapies, including bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, platelet-rich plasma therapy, medically-supervised nutrition therapy, and integrative medicine practices.
Bioidentical Hormone Therapy for Men
Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) is rising quickly to become the preferred treatment option for addressing aging concerns in men. A 2015 survey found that 41 percent of patients prefer BHRT to conventional hormone therapy, citing safety and efficacy among the reasons for their choice.
Late in 2015, the Endocrine Society gave a resounding endorsement to testosterone therapy, heralding the therapy as a low risk, high reward treatment option for men seeking to restore healthy testosterone levels while also reducing their risk of disease.
Pellet Therapy for Men
Pellet therapy is the most popular delivery method for bioidentical testosterone thanks to its convenience and safety. Unlike traditional delivery methods testosterone pellet therapy offers men, easy no hassle dosing, no risk of transference, and a steady release of hormone over the course of three to four months, mimicking the body’s natural hormone secretion process.
Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy for Men
Platelet-rich plasma therapy is the cutting-edge treatment option that revitalizes tired and damaged tissue at specifics sites throughout the body. PRP therapies used growth factors sourced from a patient’s own blood, which are injected back into the body to promote optimal function and appearance at and around the injection site. PRP has been shown to effectively address aesthetic needs, as well as stimulate growth and reduce pain.
Dr. Varano can help men regain control of their health and restore stamina and vitality with comprehensive, customized treatment plans that focus on the root cause of undesirable symptoms associated with low testosterone, including fatigue, hot flashes in men, muscle loss, diminished sex drive, and more.
At YoungerMeMD, Dr. Varano spends more than an hour consulting with each patient during their initial visit, reviewing symptoms, lab results, medical history, and lifestyle factors. With this information, Dr. Varano partners with each patient to develop a treatment plan specifically created to match their lifestyle needs and incorporating therapies that promote healing and restore maximal function.
If you are ready to transform your life with expert care from a highly trained physician who specializes in integrative medicine and hormone balance, contact Dr. Varano today. At YoungerMeMD in Philadelphia, Dr. Varano and his team can help you regain energy and strength. Dr. Varano is among the top physicians in Philadelphia specially certified to help you achieve your health goals, including addressing low testosterone in men. Get started on a customized treatment plan designed to fit your lifestyle and ensure you maximize your wellbeing. Begin your journey now, contact YoungerMeMD to schedule your first appointment.
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