Growth hormone therapy and hormone replacement therapy (HRT): Both can revitalize adult men suffering from conditions like low libido, weight gain, difficulty losing weight, and even anxiety and depression. But there are differences between the benefits of growth hormone therapy and HRT.
Growth hormone therapy vs. HRT: What’s the difference?
Human growth hormone (HGH) supports childhood growth and helps maintain tissues and organs throughout life. HGH is produced by the pituitary gland—a pea-sized gland at the base of the brain. Around middle age, however, the pituitary gland begins to decrease the amount of growth hormone it produces.
Human growth hormone therapy can increase muscle mass and reduce the amount of body fat in healthy, older adults. But, this therapy has some side effects for men, including carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), increased resistance to insulin, swelling in the arms and legs (edema), muscle and joint pain, and enlargement of breast tissue.
If you’re considering growth hormone therapy in Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, and Chicago, talk to SynergenX Health first. Instead of traditional growth hormone therapy, which, in addition to the abovementioned side effects, can be costly, we offer HGH peptide therapy. HGH peptides are NOT HGH, nor are they hormones. HGH peptides are proteins that stimulate the pituitary gland to produce higher levels of HGH naturally. Many men get the same benefits as HGH replacement, but without the risks of replacement.
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) on the other hand, is an effective form of treatment for low testosterone (Low T) in men, or other hormonal imbalances in women. HRT can help restore hormone levels to help you feel more energetic, have a healthy sex drive, better manage your weight and more.
The experts in growth hormone therapy and HRT
If you’ve been feeling sluggish or are experiencing depression, weight gain, or a low sex drive, the team at SynergenX Health is ready to help. Our dedicated physicians, physician’s assistants and nurses are highly trained and experienced in solving the issues associated with hormonal imbalance. Our main practice philosophy is to make everything we do all about you. From diagnostics to treatments to careful monitoring of your progress, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your best health and well-being.
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