What is natural testosterone?
Natural testosterone is effectively treats symptoms of low testosterone in men and women. The implant gets placed under the skin, and releases small physiologic doses of hormones providing optimal therapy without adverse effects. The implants are made up of hormones (testosterone) that are pressed or fused into very small solid cylinders. These cylinders are about the size of a ‘Tic Tac’. In the United States, the majority of natural testosterone is made by compounding pharmacists and delivered in sterile glass vials.
How long does Renew chip last?
Renew chip usually lasts between 3 to 5 months in women and 5 to 6 months in men. High levels of stress, physical activity, certain medications and lack of sleep may increase the rate at which the testosterone is absorbed and may require that testosterone is inserted sooner in some patients.
How and where is Renew Chip inserted?
The insertion of Renew chip is a simple, relatively painless procedure done under local anesthesia. The implants are usually inserted in the hip or buttocks through a small incision, which is then closed with sterile tape. Experience of the health care professional counts, not only in placing the implants, but in determining the correct dosage of hormone to be used.
After insertion, how long until I feel better?
Some people begin to feel better within 24-48 hours while others may take a week or two to notice a difference.
What are potential complications from inserting Renew Chip?
Complications are very rare, but may include slight bruising or discoloration of the skin. Extended exposure to moisture (swimming, hot tubs, bath tubs) should be avoided for 4 to 5 days, and vigorous physical activity should be avoided for 48 hours in women and up to 5 to 7 days in men. Antibiotics may be given if a patient is diabetic or has recently had a joint replacement.
How are hormones monitored during therapy?
Hormone levels will be measured before therapy is started. Levels of FSH, estradiol, testosterone and free testosterone will be evaluated for women, and a PSA, estradiol, free estradiol, testosterone and possibly estrone for men. Levels will be reevaluated during hormone therapy at 4-6 weeks and again in 3-5 months. After the first year of therapy hormone levels are followed less frequently. The PSA in men is followed every 6-12 months.
Men begin losing testosterone at a rate of 3% to 10% per year beginning at age 30. Current medical research now defines a male equivalent to menopause as andropause.
Symptoms of testosterone deficiency in men include fatigue, lack of mental acuity, loss of libido, and difficulty achieving or sustaining an erection.
Can the Renew chip be implanted in a male with andropause symptoms?
Yes. Renew chip has been shown to relieve anxiety and depression, increase energy, help with sleep and improve sex drive and libido.
Women also benefit from relief of hot flashes, improved sex drive and libido, vaginal rejuvenation, increased bone density, and improved sleep. Research suggests that Renew Chip may reduce breast cancer risk. Furthermore, natural testosterone when delivered in a slow, and steady fashion mimics the body’s inherent physiology, leading to minimal side effects and superior results.
Do I have to be in menopause to benefit from Renew chip?
Hormone therapy with Renew chip is not just used for menopause. Women at any age may experience hormone imbalance. Levels decline or fluctuate contributing to debilitating symptoms. Renew chip useful in severe PMS, post-partum depression, menstrual or migraine headaches, and sleeping disorders. Renew Chip may also be used to treat hormone deficiencies caused by the birth control pill.