Men's health emerged as a discrete medical concern in the 1990s. Since then a number of important issues, including Erectile Dysfunction, Andropause and Alopecia, have been recognized as significant health concerns for men. Our compounding professionals in Las Vegas can prepare individualized therapies and men's health compounding for a myriad of problems. We work together with both patients and practitioners by customizing medications that meet your specific needs. Customized medications offer alternatives and advantages to men of all ages and body types.
Many men experience Erectile Dysfunction (ED) - difficulty gaining or sustaining erections. Fortunately, with the help of your physician, we can provide an effective treatment. ED can be a sign of an underlying health condition that needs treatment, such as heart disease or poorly controlled diabetes, so be sure to consult your doctor.
A variety of options exist for when we treat erectile dysfunction. The most recognized consists of PDE5 inhibitor drugs like Sildenafil (better known as Viagra). Circulatory causes and hormonal insufficiencies may prompt other treatments, as does the effect of arsenic poisoning from drinking water. Indeed, there are a number of important factors that determine the best treatment. Once your doctor has determined the cause and severity of your condition we can craft the best treatment or combination of treatments for you.
Also known as "the Male Menopause," Andropause is a result of hormonal changes in aging men. Approximately 30% of men aged 60-70 years have low levels of testosterone that cause Andropause but the symptoms can start as early as age 30. The effects include decreased libido, memory failure, depression, fatigue, and more.
While the impact of Andropause to men's health was not widely recognized until recently, today there are a number of treatments available that help alleviate the symptoms. Testosterone replacement medications help correct the hormone imbalance and supplementation with Zinc and Vitamin C has proven to have a positive influence on the levels of estrogen in men undergoing treatment. Our Las Vegas compounding pharmacists individualized treatments for men who are experiencing Andropause. Always consult with your doctor; and we'll work together to customize a treatment that is right for you.
Male Pattern Baldness
Androgenic alopecia, or "male pattern baldness," affects roughly 40 million men in the United States. Approximately 25 percent of men begin balding by age 30 and two-thirds begin balding by age 60. As a result, male pattern baldness is a significant men's health concern. Baldness, whether permanent or temporary, can't be cured. But hair loss treatments are available to help promote hair growth and slow hair loss.
Baldness can be the result of heredity, certain medications or an underlying medical condition. Treatments for male pattern baldnessin Las Vegas that aim to prevent further loss and regrow hair include the use of finasterid, dutasteride, and topically applied minoxidil solution. The effectiveness of compound medications used to treat alopecia depends on the cause of hair loss, extent of the loss and individual response. Advanced Care Rx Pharmacy work together with both patients and practitioners by customizing medications that meet your individual needs.