Testosterone Replacement Therapy
TRT - Testosterone Injections in Chandler, AZ
During adolescence and early adulthood, testosterone levels are at their highest. Your testosterone level decreases with age, at approximately one percent each year, beginning, for most men, in their thirties or forties.
It’s crucial for older men to figure out if a low testosterone level is related to natural aging or an illness, which is referred to as hypogonadism.
“The use of testosterone therapy is increasingly common in the United States, with an estimated 2.3 million American men receiving the therapy in 2013.”– AAFP
Hypogonadism is a condition where the testicles or the pituitary gland, which regulates the testicles, are unable to generate appropriate levels of testosterone.
Testosterone replacement treatment, which may come in the form of injections, pills, patches, or gels, can help men with their low testosterone symptoms.
Symptoms of having low testosterone include:
While undergoing hormone replacement therapy, many men with low testosterone report increased energy, sex desire, and mood.
Testosterone treatments are prescribed for a number of medical conditions, including low testosterone caused by:
Short-term side effects of testosterone replacement therapy include acne, breast swelling, and ankle swelling.
Consult your physician before receiving hormone replacement therapy.
Testosterone Replacement Therapy FAQ
Once you start testosterone therapy, can you stop?
Can testosterone therapy cause joint pain?
How long does testosterone replacement therapy last?
Is testosterone therapy safe?
Does testosterone replacement therapy increase the risk of prostate cancer?
What are the side effects of testosterone replacement therapy?
- Acne and/or oily skin.
- Retention of bodily fluids.
- Prostate tissue stimulation, with increased urination symptoms - lower stream and/or frequency.
- Increased risk of abnormalities of the prostate.
- Gynecomastia - enlargement of the breasts.
- Increased blood clots risk.
Does TRT build muscle?