hormone therapy

What’s the ‘big deal’ about testosterone hormone pellet therapy?

How about convenience, for starters. For years, men with low testosterone (low T) have relied on pills, creams, gels or injections to boost their sagging hormone levels and relieve symptoms such as a decrease in sex drive and energy, and depression. But pills must be taken daily. Creams and gels can cause side effects like

Prostate cancer, hormone therapy & fractures

Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) for prostate cancer puts men at risk for fractures. Androgens are male hormones. Male hormones spur prostate cancer. Some men with prostate cancer undergo androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT). ADT lowers the production of male hormones, but it increases the risk for bone loss and fractures according to studies, says the National Osteoporosis