(813) 855-5455 drmercedes1@gmail.com

Dr Mercedes at Westchase



" What you can conceive and believe, you will achieve! "



Complete compassionate care

with the least invasive technology for rejuvenation.

Men & HRT

Bio Identical Hormone Replacement therapy achieves the sustained levels of testosterone that would be produced by normally functioning testicles. This form of therapy is the only kind that produces the natural level of hormone that men need. Because the testosterone used is totally natural, it is ideal for men wanting the benefits of a Bio Identical hormone, without the drawbacks of a synthetic.

Symptoms of testosterone deficiency in men include fatigue, lack of mental acuity, loss of libido, and difficulty achieving, or sustaining erection.

Why Bio Identical Hormone therapy for men? Hormonal needs for men has received national attention, but with marginal treatment options available. Hormonal treatments for men can be expensive, require daily consumption, and in many cases, need to be carefully timed with their partners needs for normal sexual activities and pleasure.

Dr. Mercedes has had excellent results treating men with BioIdentical Hormone therapy. There have been no reported side effects in the entire history of this type of therapy.

Current medical research now defines a male equivalent to menopause referred to as andropause. Men experience a more gradual decline in hormone levels. They lose approximately one percent of their testosterone and 2.5 percent of the DHEA per year beginning at age 30.

Men find themselves lacking in sexual desire, gaining weight, losing muscle mass and feeling sluggish, depressed and irritable. Yet, they believe they must endure these body and hormonal changes as part of aging.

Signs & Symptoms


Reduced libido

Decreased sexual performance


Aches & pains


Sweating or flushing

Loss of muscle

Gain of fat (especially around the belly)

Worsening memory

Difficulties at work

Weak bones (osteoporosis)

Complete our Male Menopause questionnaire. If you answer “yes” to one or more questions, you may have low testosterone.

Please contact us to schedule an appointment.

Do you have a decrease in libido (sex drive)? Yes______ No______

Do you have a lack of energy? Yes______ No______

Do you have a decrease in strength and/or endurance? Yes______ No______

Have you lost height? Yes______ No______

Have you noticed a decreased enjoyment of life? Yes______ No______

Are you sad and/or grumpy? Yes______ No______

Are your erections less strong? Yes______ No______

Have you noticed a recent deterioration in your ability to play sports? Yes______ No______

Are you falling asleep after dinner? Yes______ No______

Has there been a recent deterioration in your work performance? Yes______ No______