A healthy and satisfying sex life is one of life’s greatest pleasures thanks to one’s libido. The libido — or sex drive — is responsible for creating mental and physical excitement about engaging in sexual activities. A low testosterone level is the libido’s nemesis.
Loss of a strong libido often results in an unsatisfactory sex life. Stress, depression, thyroid dysfunction, and diabetes may also contribute to a poorly functioning libido leading to erectile dysfunction and low sex drive. The results can be devastating to any relationship — not only do they affect one’s self-esteem, but partners may be left feeling insecure or unwanted.
At Aluma Wellness, we offer several treatment options to restore a man’s sexual health. Through a simple blood test, we can determine the root cause of the problem, which is key to creating a safe and effective treatment plan. Here are some of the effective treatment options available.
Erectile dysfunction medications such as Viagra® and Cialis® are popular ways to increase blood flow to the penis. They work by helping to relax muscles and arteries inside the penis. This combination of relaxation and increased blood flow enables erections when aroused. At Aluma Wellness, we offer generic ED medications that share the same active ingredient as the name-brand meds and work the same way — all at significant savings. Our ED medication may also be helpful in cases of premature ejaculation.
PT-141 is a widely used Peptide Therapy that stimulates the central nervous system and is an effective treatment for men suffering from low libido. This unique peptide increases sexual thoughts and feelings along with increased sensitivity and desire. Our clients who use PT-141 have reported incredibly satisfying results. PT-141 is not a stand-alone treatment for men with low sex hormones and should be used in addition to hormone replacement therapy. Read more about hormone therapy for men here.
Commonly referred to as the P-shot, this treatment involves using a client’s blood to derive platelet-rich plasma that is then injected into the penis. A single treatment can produce results that last between 12 and 18 months and may include relief from erectile dysfunction, increased libido, increased sexual stamina, and increased blood circulation to the penis, among other benefits. Read more about the Endura Shot here.
A man’s testosterone level naturally and gradually decreases with age. At some point, the testosterone hormone level may become so low that it makes sex less enjoyable, or even less possible. The good news is hormone deficiencies are correctable. At Aluma Wellness, we offer a comprehensive blood test that accurately analyzes a man’s hormone levels. If we discover that low testosterone is the issue, we may recommend Testosterone Replacement Therapy. This may be all you need to restore your sexual health.
Therapeutic Plasma Exchange (TPE) is an FDA approved treatment which has been used for decades in the successful treatment of multiple autoimmune conditions as well as malignancies. It works by removing portions of the plasma component of the blood. Multiple studies have now shown that TPE can also have an Impact on aging and age-related pathologies, such as dementia. The reason for this comes down to the actual issues that drive aging. One such (major) issue that occurs as we age is the accumulation of dysfunctional, inflammatory proteins. These proteins promote an undesirable cellular environment. As this progresses, cell and tissue damage increases and multiple age-related pathologies begin manifesting. The good news is that from a clinical perspective, we now have protocols in place to incorporate TPE as a therapeutic tool to help fight aging and age-related complications.
TPE allows for the safe removal of a large portion of these unwanted proteins. In effect, it produces a temporary dilution of the plasma component of the blood, allowing the body to create new, functional proteins. It is why when we talk about TPE as it relates to aging, it is often referred to as plasma dilution therapy. A single treatment may remove up to 70% of the old plasma component portion. In doing so, we are producing a reset of sorts at the cellular level. Additionally, TPE is often integrated in with other longevity focused treatment approaches.
During this safe, 2-3 hour therapy, small amounts of blood are gradually removed through an inserted needle or central line catheter and circulated through a machine that separates blood into its component red cells, white cells, platelets, and plasma. The plasma portion of the blood containing dysfunctional proteins, autoantibodies and other molecules is removed rapidly and discarded. Replacement fluids and albumin are then combined with the patient’s red cells white blood cells and platelets and returned to the body.
One or two Therapeutic Plasma Treatments per year is recommended for healthy individuals looking to incorporate TPE as a tool to help fight aging and age-related complications. For patients with autoimmune and advanced age-related conditions, several TPE treatments are advised.
A consultation with our specialist at Aluma Wellness will guide you in deciding your best treatment option. By uncovering the underlying cause of your sexual problems, we can help you fully enjoy the treasure of a satisfying and healthy sex life.