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Why Men Can Benefit From Hormone Optimization Too

Hormonal imbalance is a medical condition that impacts members of both sexes. While the hormone shifts that occur in females as they age are well known, many are not aware that men's bodies go through similar changes. In females, this shift is known as menopause, while the analogous hormone change in men is called andropause. There are also a number of causes of male hormone changes not caused by aging—or not caused by aging alone. Hormone optimization helps balance hormones in men, boosting their overall health and confidence in a safe and effective way.

What Causes Male Hormonal Imbalance? 
In most men, hormonal imbalance occurs as a result of a decrease in testosterone and/or an increase in estrogen. This can be caused by a number of factors, but the most common are weight gain, stress, and diet. Excess weight around the midsection can cause estrogen production. Stress causes the body to produce more cortisol and an enzyme called aromatase. These lower testosterone and increa…