Testosterone Replacement Therapy
Symptoms and Causes of Low Testosterone
Testosterone production naturally declines beginning at around age 30. Many men experience mild symptoms as they age including muscle weakness and lack of energy, and these symptoms are normal. However, low testosterone levels tell a different story. Instead of occasional symptoms that fluctuate, men with low T experience significantly more palpable symptoms that linger and affect their everyday lives. Symptoms of low testosterone levels include:
One of the problems with diagnosing low testosterone is that men may not report certain symptoms, or they might assign their symptoms to aging alone. Hormonal imbalances may indicate problems aside from aging. Chronic health issues, recent trauma, certain prescription drugs and other medical situations may affect a man’s testosterone production. If you’ve been experiencing any of the above symptoms, then you may want to talk to your doctor about the possibility of low T and your eligibility for testosterone replacement therapy.
How to Get Help for Low T
As we mentioned earlier, men start losing testosterone when they hit 30, but a natural decline means losing only about 1 percent of your levels each year after that. If you’re suffering from unexplained symptoms like the ones outlined above, then you may need help. Testosterone replacement therapy counteracts the effects of low T by:
The effects of testosterone replacement therapy vary from patient to patient because each person deals with his own set of symptoms. At HWC of Texas, we offer treatment plans to men suffering from low T, and we may have the options you need to improve not only your sex life but your general health as well. Our medical team can evaluate your concerns to see whether you’ll benefit from testosterone therapy.