Testosterone Therapy

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Hormone Imbalance for Men

Low testosterone, also known as hypogonadism, is a condition in which a man’s body does not produce enough of the hormone testosterone. Testosterone is responsible for the development of male sex organs and characteristics, such as facial hair and a deep voice. It is also involved in muscle growth, bone density, and red blood cell production.

Symptoms of Low Testosterone

  • Reduced sex drive: Testosterone plays a role in libido, so men with low levels of the hormone may experience a decrease in their desire for sex.
  • Erectile dysfunction: Testosterone is necessary for the production of nitric oxide, a chemical that helps relax blood vessels and allow blood to flow into the penis. Men with low testosterone may have difficulty achieving or maintaining an erection.
  • Decreased muscle mass and strength: Testosterone is involved in muscle growth, so men with low levels of the hormone may experience a decrease in muscle mass and strength.
  • Increased body fat: Testosterone helps regulate fat distribution in the body, so low levels of the hormone may cause an increase in body fat.
  • Decreased bone density: Testosterone is important for maintaining bone density, so men with low levels of the hormone may have weaker bones.
  • Mood changes: Low testosterone can affect mood, causing irritability, depression, and other emotional changes.
  • Fatigue: Men with low testosterone may experience fatigue, difficulty sleeping, and a lack of energy.
  • Gynecomastia: This is a condition in which men develop enlarged breasts, which can be caused by low testosterone levels.

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement

Bioidentical hormones are hormones that are chemically identical to the hormones produced by the human body. They used as a replacement therapy for people who have low levels of hormones, such as testosterone, due to aging or certain medical conditions. 

It’s important to note that these symptoms can be caused by other conditions as well, so it’s important to see a doctor if you are experiencing any of these symptoms. One of our Biote certified providers can conduct a physical examination and order blood tests to determine if you have low testosterone levels. If you are diagnosed with low T, our healthcare professionals can recommend treatment options to help increase your testosterone levels. These may include testosterone replacement therapy, Shockwave treatments, or lifestyle changes.

If you’re interested in finding out if bioidentical hormone therapy is right for you, please don’t hesitate to contact our clinic. Our knowledgeable and friendly staff would be more than happy to answer any questions you may have and help you determine if this treatment option is a good fit for your needs. Give us a call today to learn more and take the first step towards feeling your best.