LOW TESTOSTERONE (LOW T)
Low Testosterone is a reduction in the amount of testosterone the body produces. Testosterone is naturally produced by men in the testes. Testosterone essentially is the principal sex hormone in men and it is natural for testosterone to decrease when men reach a certain age. Testosterone typically levels begin to decrease in men between 25-30, everyone is different though.
Symptoms of Low Testosterone Can Include The Following
Sexual Desire, sometimes also resulting in erectile dysfunction
Bone and muscle density
The Production of red blood cells
Low Testosterone can be detected through monitoring the patient’s levels of the male hormone. This is usually done by analyzing a blood sample. Many insurance providers cover the blood work. If you are diagnosed with a deficiency in testosterone, it can be treated.
The Following Treatments May Be Used in Treating Low Testosterone
Upon treatment, the monitoring of your testosterone levels is essential, ensuring the treatments effectiveness. Continued monitoring also allows your doctor to make any necessary modifications in treating your condition.