Testosterone Replacement for Men

Remember When

Remember when you were young? All the strength and vitality you had? All the sharpness, vigor, and strength you embodied? All that youth. It really was wasted on us when we were young.

What Created that Youthful Vitality?

The short answer is testosterone. Testosterone is a hormone present in both men and women, but it’s present at higher levels in men. It is responsible for the development of:

  • Male sex organs and their function
  • Red blood cells
  • Muscle mass
  • Bone density
  • Libido

When You’re Just Not Yourself

As the years go on, our bodies change. It’s very common for men to experience a decrease in all hormones as they age, but it’s especially common for them to experience low testosterone.

Signs that you might have low testosterone (also known as low T) include:

  • Loss of motivation
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of erections
  • Reduced physical stamina
  • Weight gain
  • Loss of muscle mass
  • Irritability
  • Joint pain
  • Declining mental ability

Causes of Low Testosterone

As mentioned, one of the primary causes of low testosterone is, simply, aging. Other possible causes of it can be:

  • Testicular injury
  • Certain medications
  • Imbalance or illness associated with the pituitary gland
  • Alcohol overuse
  • Unmanaged diabetes
  • Sleep apnea
  • Obesity

Whatever the cause, there is treatment available via testosterone replacement therapy.

Diagnosing Low T

If you exhibit symptoms of low testosterone, a visit to your medical provider is in order. For those in the Palm City, FL area, Healthy Living Medical Clinic can provide you with a full diagnostic work-up. A clinical work-up will include blood tests and a thorough physical exam. Your Healthy Living Medical Clinic clinician will also take a thorough history to ensure that we are treating your low T in the most effective way possible.

What Does Testosterone Replacement Therapy Entail?

After your current testosterone level has been determined, we will create a custom plan to most effectively treat your specific needs. Testosterone can be administered in several different ways:

  • Through injections
  • Via gel applied to your skin
  • Through testosterone pills or tablets
  • By testosterone patches
  • Gel spray administered intranasally (through the nose)

Is Testosterone Treatment Effective?

Yes! Testosterone treatment has been shown to be effective in:

  • Improving overall mood and depressive symptoms
  • Increasing bone density and strength
  • Treating mild or moderate anemia
  • Increasing strength and stamina
  • Improving libido and sexual function

Why Healthy Living Medical Clinic?

We primarily serve South Florida and the Treasure Coast. In providing care, we strive to personalize your experience and strive to make your healthcare affordable. We offer care that is easy for you to access via an in-person or telemedicine visit, providing you with the flexibility you need.

Our practitioner, Dr. Christine Schiller, DNP FNP, has extensive experience in a variety of medical settings. With a doctorate in nursing practice and as a family nurse practitioner, she provides personalized, comprehensive care to all her patients, including primary care for hormone replacement therapy . To make an appointment call 772-485-2970 or email healthylivingsfl@yahoo.com. We look forward to helping you. As Pablo Picasso said, “Youth has no age.” Use testosterone replacement therapy to embrace the strength, stamina, and vigor of your youth. You won’t be sorry that you did.

Disclaimer: The information contained here was not written by a medical doctor and is intended for informational purposes only. This is not a substitute for medical advice.

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