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Men’s Health

Men’s health includes urogenital organs and the issues which may arise. These issues include urinary tract infections, enlarged prostate, prostatitis, infertility, erectile dysfunction, and testosterone deficiency. Of these, the latter tends to get a lot of attention.

Low Testosterone

Testosterone is a hormone often associated with masculinity, but its significance extends far beyond gender identity. In both men and women, testosterone plays a crucial role in various bodily functions, including muscle mass, bone density, mood regulation, and libido. When testosterone levels dip below normal ranges, it can lead to a range of symptoms that impact quality of life. Fortunately, functional medicine offers holistic approaches to address the underlying causes of low testosterone and restore hormonal balance.

Understanding Low Testosterone

Testosterone is primarily produced in the testes in men. It influences physical development during puberty, supports reproductive function, and contributes to overall health and well-being throughout life. Beginning at age 35, testosterone decreases 1-2% per year. However, testosterone levels can decline due to various factors, including aging, chronic stress, poor nutrition, insulin resistance, uncontrolled diabetes, obesity, sedentary lifestyle, hormonal imbalances, environmental toxin exposure and certain medical conditions.

Symptoms of Low Testosterone

Men may experience the following symptoms of low testosterone:

Functional Medicine Approach to Low Testosterone

Functional medicine takes a comprehensive and personalized approach to addressing health issues, including hormonal imbalances like low testosterone. At Holistic Integrative Health, rather than simply treating symptoms, we seek to identify and address the root causes of your specific health concerns, considering the interconnectedness of bodily systems and lifestyle factors. Testosterone replacement therapy is always an option for treatment; however, like any medication it has its potential side effects and benefits. For example, testosterone can cause male infertility. It is important that you work with a health care provider that will identify and treat the root cause of low testosterone or any of your urologic related symptoms.

At Holistic Integrative Health, we provide medical treatment for the following conditions.

1. Urinary tract infection

2. Chronic Prostatitis

3. Erectile dysfunction

4. Low testosterone

5. Enlarged Prostate