Santa Monica Naturopathic Doctor | Amanda Frick, ND

Hormone Testing for Men

Do you experience any of these symptoms?

You may benefit from functional hormone testing!

Saliva hormone testing is established as the best method for accurate analysis of your active hormone levels.  Testosterone, estrogen, progesterone DHEA and cortisol can be measured in saliva.

Your hormones work together to create an environment of balance and harmony.  An imbalance of one can affect them all.

Low Testosterone and Metabolic Syndrome

While we are accustomed to hearing about menopause and all of the symptoms women experience, most men do not realize that they too undergo a similar transition called andropause.  Andropause, often referred to as “male menopause”, is a decline in testosterone production that commonly begins in a male’s forties.  The gradual change in hormonal status can cause a variety of symptoms such as:

As if these issues aren’t enough, the decrease in testosterone left unbalanced can also be responsible for a a condition called metabolic syndrome.  This syndrome can include:

There is a solution!

With the appropriate information provided by saliva hormone testing, we can provide a personalized program of nutritional supplements and/or bio-identical hormones tailored to your specific needs.

If you are struggling with the above issues, we can do a simple saliva test to measure your hormone levels.  Contact us today to find out more.