A study by Dr. Araujo reported in the Journal of Sexual Medicine (Vol. 10, Issue 2, 2013) sought to quantify the cost burden imposed by testosterone deficiency in men.
After examining six national databases, scientists estimated that testosterone deficiency was affecting 13.4 percent of men between the ages of 45 and 74. They also estimated that testosterone deficiency is involved in the development of approximately 1.3 million new cases of cardiovascular diseases, 1.1 million new cases of diabetes, and more than 600,000 osteoporosis-related fractures in the first year it is present. See how a DEXA Scan can detect osteoporosis.
Over a 20-year period, the researchers estimated that testosterone deficiency would be responsible for up to $525 billion in healthcare expenditures in the United States. We feel these numbers are a conservative estimate and the actual cost will be much higher.
As this study points out, the cost of not treating testosterone deficiency is severe. These risks are all related to testosterone deficiency:
- Decreases in bone mass
- Decreased muscle mass and strength
- Increased risk of metabolic syndrome
- Increased risk of diabetes
- Increased risk of cardiovascular disease
- Increased risk of dementia
- Increased risk of osteoporosis
- Erectile dysfunction
The most frequent complaints I hear from men with low testosterone is fatigue and lack of well-being. Other significant complaints include irritability, low libido, declining cognitive skills; concentration, memory, and weight gain around the mid-section.
What are the effects of optimized testosterone in men?
So how do we correct Hypogonadism in men?
Every patient at Renue Health undergoes an intensive laboratory, diagnostic, and physical evaluation. After all testing and diagnosis is performed, we create a custom treatment plan for each patient.
Contrary to popular belief, not all men with low testosterone require testosterone replacement therapy. There are other ways to help boost testosterone which we review with all patients at the time of their consultation.
Optimizing a man’s testosterone level many times is a life changing treatment with numerous health, physical, and social benefits. I often hear from many clients, “I feel like me again!” And what could be better than felling like you did when you were in your twenties? The optimization of the hypo gonadal man’s testosterone is a life saving treatment.
ReNue Health is located conveniently in Springboro, Ohio with easy access from Dayton International Airport, Cincinnati International Airport or the adjacent Wright Brothers Private Airport (MGY) for those travelling by private aviation. Click here for directions and contact information.
Only one visit is necessary to perform a comprehensive history, interview, and education. Follow up evaluations, adjustments and balancing of hormones are done by phone or written communications and a return visit to Dr. Rob is not necessary. Ongoing testing and adjustment is mandatory and performed through a laboratory convenient to your home.
Appointments can be made by calling the main office number 937-350-5527 for information.