As men age, they begin to experience a number of changes. You may find that your sleep patterns have changed, you’ve begun to gain weight and lose muscle, and you may even have a decreased sexual drive. If this sounds like you, you may be experiencing low testosterone (low T) levels. Thanks to advances in science, there is now a therapy that can help get your testosterone levels up to their normal level and help deal with some of these changes. Contact one of our experts today for more information about this hormone therapy.
What is testosterone?
Testosterone is a hormone naturally in the body. It’s primary purpose is to help maintain aspects of the body such as fat distribution, facial and body hair, sex drive, and sperm production. This hormone can also help regulate a man’s mood and bone density. While this hormone does deplete naturally, it can reach abnormally low levels that will increase the severity of the symptoms.
What are symptoms of low testosterone?
Low T levels can produce many symptoms in men, including:
- Decreased sex drive
- Mood swings
- Increase in body fat
- Hair Loss
- Insomnia or other sleep disturbances
How do I know I have low testosterone?
If you suspect you may be suffering from a hormone deficiency, you will need to contact a specialist. The only way to know for sure is through a blood test, which will show the level of testosterone in your system. If it is found that you have low levels, our specialist will recommend treatments such as hormone therapy.
What is hormone therapy?
This treatment can help reverse the symptoms of low testosterone by adding more of the hormone to your system. There are various kinds of hormone therapy, the most common being testosterone injections. This method will allow the testosterone to slowly be absorbed into the bloodstream, regulating your hormonal balance.
Am I a candidate?
If you are over the age of 30 and experiencing symptoms of low T, hormone therapy may be for you. You will need to take a blood test performed by a trained specialist to confirm your candidacy for this treatment.