Approximately 1 in 4 men over 30 experience low testosterone, and those numbers are expected to rise as the U.S. male population ages. Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is a medical treatment that rebalances the naturally occurring hormones in your body, mainly testosterone. Testosterone is one of the most important hormones for men because it helps regulate their bone density, muscle mass, strength, and libido, as well as the production of red blood cells and sperm. It has also shown to be an effective tool for weight loss.
How do hormones affect weight gain?
Weight loss becomes more difficult as we age, and decreasing hormone levels are often to blame. Whether you’re a regular at the gym and have noticed changes in your weight, or would like to take control of your weight and overall health, HRT may be an option. Men with low testosterone (Low T) may notice a cascading effect on their health; Low T increases body fat, and increased body fat impairs the body’s ability to produce and effectively utilize testosterone. In turn, this excess fat causes testosterone levels to fall even more.
How does HRT help weight loss in men?
Hormones are responsible for the way our bodies function, so when they begin to decline—a natural effect of aging—your body loses its ability to regulate the processes that lead to weight loss. This results in a slower metabolism, an increase in abdominal fat, and less energy. With individualized hormone replacement therapy, you can replenish your body’s testosterone levels, and therefore your ability lose weight. It’s really that simple.
If you are interested in learning about HRT for men, contact the healthcare professionals at SynergenX Health at 888-219-7259. Whether you’re feeling uncharacteristically sluggish, weak or irritable, it’s time to consider HRT so you can take back your energy, strength and interest. With men’s Low T clinics in Houston, San Antonio, Dallas and Chicago, it’s easy to find a way to start feeling, and looking GREAT again!