FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION ABOUT TESTOSTERONE HEALTH
What is testosterone management?
Testosterone management is the process of diagnosing and treating low testosterone levels in men.
What are some symptoms of low testosterone?
Symptoms of low testosterone include low sex drive, erectile dysfunction, fatigue or lack of energy, reduced muscle mass and strength, increased body fat, decreased bone density, mood changes such as depression or irritability, difficulty concentrating, hair loss, and hot flashes or sweats.
How do you confirm testosterone levels?
We confirm testosterone levels by performing two tests, typically in the morning when testosterone levels are at their highest. This helps us determine if there is a consistent low testosterone level that needs treatment.
What is the process for investigating potential secondary etiologies?
We investigate potential secondary etiologies by reviewing your medical history, conducting a physical exam, and performing additional testing if necessary. We want to ensure that there are no underlying medical conditions that could be contributing to low testosterone levels.
How do you treat low testosterone levels?
We treat low testosterone levels with replacement therapy. This may involve medication, such as testosterone injections, gels, or patches, to restore testosterone to a healthy level.
How do you monitor testosterone levels during treatment?
We monitor testosterone levels regularly during treatment to ensure that levels remain stable and side effects are avoided. This may involve periodic blood tests to check testosterone levels and adjust medication dosage as needed.
Do you provide testosterone medication refills?
Yes, we provide testosterone medication refills. However, self-pay for medication is ideal to avoid any inconsistencies with refill and is our preferred method of patients obtaining their refills.
How do I schedule an appointment for testosterone management?
To schedule an appointment, please contact our healthcare team through our website or by phone. We will work with you to schedule a convenient time for your initial evaluation and subsequent follow-up appointments.