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TOP 7 QUESTIONS PEOPLE ASK
What is longevity & hormone medicine?

It's the science of replacing hormones that decline with age--like estrogen, melatonin, and testosterone--to reduce symptoms of aging, restore levels of health, and extend length of life; it's best when combined with other supplements, fitness & nutrition plans, and sleep & stress management.

How can hormones be replaced?

There are many methods for replacing hormones, depending on the hormone, the desired effect, and personal preference; methods include ingesting a pill by mouth, applying a cream or oil to the skin, applying a patch to the skin, injecting a liquid under the skin or into muscle, or inserting a small pellet under the skin.

 

What are the benefits of hormone replacement?

Replacing hormones can relieve the symptoms caused when their levels drop, such as the hot flashes and other symptoms that come with menopause in women, and the brain fog, fatigue and mood changes that come with aging generally.

What are the risks of hormone replacement?

Like all treatments, hormone replacement can have risks which will depend on the hormone and the individual, so it's important to consult a doctor or other qualified healthcare provider to understand the risks and benefits at an individual level.

 

What is special about the GenAge approach?

GenAge Center specializes in physician-guided health and wellness and offers a truly comprehensive approach that provides in one location not only hormones & supplements, but also fitness & nutrition plans, and sleep & stress management--including on-site DEXA and VO2 testing for body composition and cardiovascular health--under the guidance of board-certified physicians.

What is a DEXA scan?

A DEXA scan is the gold standard (i.e., best) method to measure a person's body composition, which is the amount of bone, fat, muscle and water within a person's body. These measurements are important because a person's body composition changes with age and other factors; body composition not only indicates, but also affects a person's health and wellness.

What is a VO2 testing?

VO2 testing is the gold standard for measuring a body's ability to use oxygen, which characterizes the nature and efficiency of a person's metabolism at rest and with activity. These measurements are important because a person's metabolism changes with age and other factors--and not only indicates, but also affects a person's health and wellness.

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