Low Testosterone in Men: Signs, Symptoms and TRT

January 1, 1970

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One of the most common symptoms of low testosterone levels in men is fatigue. One of the most common things we hear in our clinic is “I just feel tired all the time…” When one struggles to maintain energy levels throughout the day, fatigue becomes a tangible and serious issue in male patients. Fortunately there are experienced physicians and clinics that can offer treatment programs to fight Low T.What is testosterone?Testosterone is A hormone that is responsible for the features most traditionally characterized as masculine. It’s the hormone that makes men, men. Energy levels, muscle mass, bone density, deeper voices, facial and body hair and confidence are just a few examples of things directly influenced and controlled by testosterone. Unfortunately men’s testosterone levels will diminish over time at a slow and steady rate.Men suffering from low T can notice weight gain, fatigue, Poor sleep quality, loss of muscle mass and definition and depression to name a few of the associated symptoms of testosterone deficiency. Testosterone therapy is an excellent option for some men however it needs to be stated that there’s so many potential causes for any of the signs and symptoms of low tea that it’s important to seek the medical advice of an experienced physician who can determine if what a patient is experiencing is from low testosterone or potentially another cause such as another underlying medical condition.12 signs of Low TWhat is TRT?Testosterone replacement therapy is the process of supplementing with testosterone, typically through injections or gels/creams, When done correctly, TRT is safe and any experienced physician can monitor their patients with regular lab work and consultations to ensure they are benefitting from treatment and to mitigate any negative side effects. There are many misconceptions about hormone therapy but when an experience physician puts you on a proper TRT protocol and monitors your progress with regularly scheduled bloodwork and consultations, an opportunity presents itself for men to completely transform themselves. When diet, exercise and smart lifestyle choices are added to the mix, men on hormone replacement therapy can absolutely improve their overall health and quality of life.

For anyone interested to see if testosterone therapy is right for you, we would love to be able to help you obtain blood work, interpret the results and have a consultation with our physician and medical team. Call or text us at 561-277-8260 or email us at info@novagenix.org to learn more about how we can help you with our all-inclusive, affordable and effective treatment plans.

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This subsequent lab panel is necessary for males undergoing Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) through NovaGenix Health and Wellness. It allows physicians to assess the patient's response to prescribed medications, covering sex hormone levels, thyroid function, adrenal health, hematocrit, and liver and kidney function. The panel includes tests such as:

  • Complete Blood Count
  • Comprehensive Metabolic Panel
  • Testosterone (Free and Total)
  • Estradiol Sensitive
  • Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
  • Prostate Specific Antigen

Each test serves a specific purpose in monitoring overall health and treatment effectiveness. When required, Dr Mackey may require LH and FSH (Luteinizing hormone, follicle stimulating hormone) SHBG (Sex hormone binding globulin) or any other tests which may be important for your health and optimizing your hormones.

The Comprehensive Hormone and Wellness Panel for Women offers a foundational assessment of sex hormones, thyroid function, adrenal health, metabolic activity, and overall well-being. This panel serves as a diagnostic tool for identifying testosterone and estrogen deficiencies, assessing health risks, and detecting potential thyroid issues before considering hormone replacement therapy. Additionally, it includes insights into hematocrit (red blood cell volume), as well as liver and kidney function. The panel encompasses various tests such as:

  • Complete Blood Count (CBC)
  • Complete Metabolic Panel
  • Testosterone (free and total)
  • Estradiol
  • Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)
  • Progesterone

When indicated, Dr. Mackey may require additional tests such as Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH), and IGF-1 and Cortisol.

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