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Low Testosterone Questions and Answers

Learn more about low testosterone symptoms and treatment at American Male Medical. Please call us for more information or book an appointment online. We serve patients from Lewisville TX, Irving TX, Dallas TX, Grapevine TX, Fort Worth TX, Plano TX and surrounding areas.

What is low testosterone?

Low testosterone is a condition in which a man’s body isn’t producing enough testosterone. This can happen with age or as a result of a health-related issue. Testosterone, a male sex hormone, helps a man develop and maintain muscle mass, sexual features, red blood cell levels, bone density, sexual function, reproductive function, and even a sense of wellbeing. Having low testosterone means a man might struggle in those areas and suffer certain symptoms and consequences.

What are the symptoms of low testosterone or low-T?

There can be many different symptoms of low testosterone, also known as low-T. The problem is that it’s easy to confuse the symptoms of low-T with those of other health-related issues, so self-diagnosis is never a good idea. Come see a professional instead like one of ours here at American Male Medical.

The common signs/symptoms of low-T are:

  • Low energy, also known as lethargy
  • Fatigue or tiredness occurring after supper
  • A reduced drive for sex
  • Irritability
  • Strong feelings of unfulfillment or sadness, or even depression
  • A loss of height
  • A loss of work productivity
  • A loss of physical endurance

To relieve such symptoms, treatment may be necessary, or at least it’s important to see a professional about it. Left untreated, low-T can cause impotence, muscle mass loss, anemia, and other issues, or the symptoms we mentioned above can worsen. Treatment may be important for you.

What are the benefits of treating low-T?

When a man treats his low-T, it can relieve the symptoms we mentioned, prevent other problems, and have other benefits. Also, benefits can be prolonged with regular treatment. The benefits vary depending on the patient and his needs, but they can include significant and even life-changing benefits like improved:

  • Sex drive
  • Energy and enthusiasm
  • Concentration
  • Mental clarity
  • Bone density
  • Muscle mass gains
  • Sleep quality
  • And more

You might experience other benefits as well, and they’ll all contribute to a healthier sex life and a healthier, happier life overall. The treatment for low-T is testosterone replacement therapy, and we provide it here at American Male Medical.

What are the treatments for low testosterone?

The general treatment for low-T is testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), but there are different ways of administering testosterone. There’s topical testosterone, transdermal patches, oral medication, and intramuscular injections, and the injections offer the most consistent results. Results can be extended with regular injections.

TRT with injections can reduce symptoms significantly and help a man get back to the activities and lifestyle he used to enjoy before the onset of low-T symptoms. If that sounds like the kind of treatment you may need, then don’t hesitate to connect with us here at American Male Medical. We’d be happy to see you for an easy consultation at our men’s wellness clinic.

Do you offer low testosterone treatment near me?

We likely do! American Male Medical serves Lewisville, Irving, Dallas, Grapevine, Fort Worth, Plano, and the surrounding areas. To serve all these areas, we have multiple locations, so please see our Locations page for each location’s address and contact information. Give us a call at the location near you if you believe you may benefit from our services here at American Male Medical. You’re more than welcome to reach out if you have any other questions for us.

We hope you found this Q&A helpful, and we look forward to seeing you soon!