OPTIMAL HEALTH FOR MEN
Innovation Compounding offers a variety of compounded preparations to help treat men’s health issues and provides compounded pharmaceutical answers to help solve all a wide range of conditions.
Compounded medications are frequently used to treat a wide range of men’s health conditions:
- Erectile Dysfunction
FOR MEN’S HEALTH
Wondering if it’s time to talk to a health care professional? Here are some common symptoms to look for:
- Decrease in muscle mass and strength
- Poor ability to concentrate
- Energy loss
- Mood changes
- Loss of libido
- Urinary incontinence
BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA (BPH)
The prostate goes through two main growth phases as a man ages: the first phase occurs during puberty; the second phase begins at around age 25 and continues to grow as men age. Benign prostatic hyperplasia—an enlarged, but not cancerous, prostate—can occur during the second phase.
The most common complications with BPH include urinary incontinence and urgency, weak urine flow, dripping of urine, and difficulty urinating.1
There are many treatments for BPH; ask your health care provider about the best option for you.
- Benign Prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and kidney Disease.https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/health-topics/urologic-disease/benign-prostatic-hyperplasia-bph/Pages/facts.aspx. Accessed December 1, 2016.
Erectile Dysfunction (ED) or impotence is the inability to achieve or sustain an erection for satisfactory sexual activity.
Experts have estimated around 30 million men in the united states suffer from ED.2 Studies shows complete impotence increases from 5% among men 40 years of age to 15% among men 70 years and older.3 Many factors may contribute to ED such as chronic illnesses, depression, aging, poor circulation, medication side effects, low testosterone, alcoholism, smoking, substance abuse, and nerve or spinal cord damage.2
There are many options to treat this condition at any age, so talk with your physician about finding the best one for you.
- Davis CP. Erectile dysfunction (ED, impotence) symptoms, treatment, causes http://www.medicinenet.com/erectile_dysfunction_ed_impotence/page3.htm. Accessed November 30, 2016.
- Feldman H, Goldstein I, Hatzichristou D, Krane R, McKinlay J. Impotence and its medical and psychosocial correlates: Results of the Massachusetts male aging study. The Journal of urology. 1994;151(1):54–61. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8254833. Accessed November 30, 2016.
LOW TESTOSTERONE (HYPOGONADISM)
Testosterone is a critical hormone for sexual, cognitive, and body function and development.4 When the body does not produce enough testosterone, it results in male hypogonadism, which can significantly reduce the quality of life.
Hypogonadism affects an estimated 4 to 5 million men in the Unites States; although it may occur at any age, it is especially common in older males. Studies suggest hypogonadism in adult men is often under-diagnosed and untreated—only 5% of hypogonadal men receive an appropriate treatment!
There are many treatment options available to treat this condition including lifestyle modification, reducing estrogen levels, increasing testicular output of testosterone, and testosterone supplementation. If you are experiencing any of the common symptoms, you may want to consult your physician for further evaluation and treatment options.
- Kumar P, Kumar N, Thakur DS, Patidar A. Male hypogonadism: Symptoms and treatment. Journal of Advanced Pharmacutical Technology and Reaserch. 2010;1(3). https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3255409/. Accessed November 30, 2016.
Somatopause, a condition common among middle-aged and elderly people, refers to a decline in levels of somatomedin and the growth hormone (GH) somatotropin.5,6
Deficiencies in these hormones are associated with decreased vitality, muscle mass, mental and physical function as well as increased frailty, fat mass, bad cholesterol (LDL), and cardiovascular complications.7
Many studies have revealed that somatopause can be treated with growth hormones. Talk with your specialist for possible solutions.
- Walker R.Semorelin as an Alternative to hGH for treating GH insufficiency of Aging.2015
- Sattler F. Growth hormone in aging male. Best Practice & Research Clinical Endocrionlogy &metabolism.2013;27(4);541-555.
- Giusina A. Pathophysiology of the Neuroregulation of Growth Hormone Secretion in Experimental Animals and the Human, Endocrine Reviews. 1998:19(6);717-797.doi;10.12.2010/er.19.6.717
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