What Is Testosterone?
Testosterone is a human hormone most commonly associated with male sex drive. It plays a vital role
in sperm production, but it also effects fat storage, bone & muscle mass, mood, and even red blood cell production. Studies performed by the New England Research Institute suggests that 1 in 4 men over 30 years have low testosterone levels with only 1 in 20 of those men experiencing pronounced symptoms. A drop in testosterone levels can contribute to:
> Depression/ Anxiety
> Decreased Libido
> Erectile Dysfunction
> Loss Of Muscle Mass
> Weight Gain
> Mood Changes
What Causes Low Testosterone?
Though there can be numerous causes of Low Testosterone, the most common cause of Low Tis aging. As men age, there’s a slow and continuous decrease in testosterone production.
How Do I Find Out If I Have Low Testosterone?
The Only Accurate way to test for Low Testosterone is through blood work. Our office provides on-site blood draws or referrals; depending on the patient’s preferences. As Testosterone levels are highest in the morning, we prefer to obtain early morning levels.
How Is It Treated?
There are numerous ways of treatment for Low Testosterone. Depending on the needs of the patient, our doctor will establish an effective treatment plan designed solely for the patient.