Telemedicine and TRT: The future of testosterone replacement therapy in Florida.

April 11, 2022


Telemedicine and TRT: The future of testosterone replacement therapy in Florida.

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For many men over the age of 40, testosterone replacement therapy otherwise known as TRT is an increasingly popular treatment. As testosterone levels start to naturally decline typically between one and 2% per year after a male reaches their mid-20s, the signs and symptoms of low t become increasingly more evident.

For anyone looking to start testosterone therapy, and they’ve been putting off scheduling an appointment with their primary care doctor, we’re here to explain how easy it is to get started with TRT.

Why is it so easy? The answer is simple. Testosterone replacement therapy in Florida can be facilitated with telemedicine. After the Covid pandemic in 2020, many healthcare providers, insurers, policy makers and regulators discovered what a convenience that offering online healthcare, or telemedicine can be for patients.  For any patients looking to start TRT in Florida, NovaGenix can help by offering telehealth consultations.

What is TRT?
Testosterone is a sex hormone responsible for what are traditionally considered male physical characteristics. It regulates sex Drive muscle mass bone density and more. TRT or testosterone replacement therapy is simply using FDA approved medications like testosterone cypionate to bring a male’s hormone levels back within normal optimal ranges.
Some of the most typically seen symptoms of low testosterone may include hair loss, erectile dysfunction, weight gain, depression as well as mood changes and lack of libido. The only sure-fire way to determine if the symptoms are related to changes in hormonal levels is two get blood work done through an experienced physician. Blood work which includes free and total testosterone as well as estradiol, a complete metabolic panel and complete blood count as well as a PSA, thyroid stimulating hormone and other potential markers like FSH and LH are all useful diagnostics for the doctor to determine whether or not Amanda was androgen deficiency and potentially what the cause may be.

Low T therapy also known as androgen replacement therapy, bioidentical hormone replacement (BHRT) therapy or TRT is a treatment that is FDA approved for men with low testosterone.  HRT for men when prescribed by an experienced and knowledgeable physician can alleviate the symptoms of suboptimal hormone levels in men.

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testosterone injections and treatment at NovaGenix in Florida for men with Low T[/caption]

Some of the many benefits of TRT may include

Increases in lean muscle mass. Men on testosterone therapy have increased strength, muscular endurance, and faster muscle recovery post workout.

Weight loss benefits. Testosterone can help burn unwanted fat, especially around the midsection while simultaneously increasing energy allowing for meant to loo significant amounts of weight.

Improved sex drive. Research finds that almost half of the men between the ages of 40 and 70 May experience some amounts of ED, and testosterone therapy has shown dramatic increases in both sexual functioning and libido.

Improved sleep quality. What is the most underrated benefits that people experienced while on testosterone injections is improvement in their sleep which has amazing health benefits across the spectrum.

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Low Testosterone clinic in Jupiter Florida at NovaGenix Health and Wellness[/caption]

What are the types of testosterone available to me?

Testosterone can be prescribed and delivered it over variety of a ways.  The most prescribed forms of testosterone are testosterone cypionate injections. Testosterone creams or gels are also popular. Some providers may use pellets which can be injected underneath the skin and sit there releasing testosterone slowly over the course of several months, or even transdermal hormone patches that need to be applied daily.  Having a consultation with an experienced physician is the best way to determine what The best medical option is for each individual patient, based on assessing any risk factors and lifestyle choices for each individual.  Based on the patients past medical history, blood work, sign symptoms and goals, the physician should be able to make a proper medical diagnosis and create a protocol specifically designed for each patients individual needs.

Telemedicine: A growing trend in healthcare

More than just its convenience for our Patients starting testosterone replacement therapy, telemedicine is A convenient and cost-effective option for just about every medical sub specialty there is.

According to surveys conducted by the CDC, telemedicine use has increased substantially over the past two years since the COVID pandemic started in 2020.  Prior to that it was estimated that less than 10% of medical patients in the US utilized telemedicine.  Now with growing options available for providers and regulatory approval for the use of online healthcare, more and more patients are turning to nontraditional forms of virtual delivery of care.
And why not? Anyone that has ever sat in a doctor’s office for lengthy periods of time, only to have a nurse come in and speak to them for three minutes regarding the results of a blood test understand that this could have easily been accomplished through a phone call or face to face audio visual virtual chat.  Telemedicine for Florida TRT patients at NovaGenix offers convenience, affordability and personalized care with our medical team on our patients schedules, saving them time, money and unnecessary frustration having to alter their day to attend medical appointments.

It’s reported that in the first three months of 2020, physicians and medical practitioners saw a dramatic increase in telemedicine visits of over 50% and more than half of today’s doctors and physicians offer some form of a telemedicine option within their clinics and practices.

However this is nothing new for NovaGenix as we have been offering telemedicine services for nearly a decade.

When asking patients why telemedicine for low T treatment is something they were interested in, the typical responses we see are:

It’s quick.

The physician is much more efficient with their use of time and yours. Additionally, there’s no waiting around A doctors office. You can speak to your doctor on your phone regardless of where you are. Patients can be on a break at work, in their car, school or home if they’d like.

It’s a convenient option.No more traveling to and from appointments. No more having to sit and read magazines in the physicians waiting room. No more having to take time out of your busy day and work schedule to meet with your healthcare provider.  Healthcare around your schedule, not the other way around.

It’s more comfortable and discreet.Often there’s many subjects being addressed by your physician that may be slightly uncomfortable to discuss in person for some people. The telemedicine option gives patients a chance to discuss these medical concerns on their own terms and makes it less awkward and more comfortable for them to open up about their medical problems.

It’s simple:The entire process of starting TRT via telemedicine in Florida is very easy. Reach out by calling 561-277-8260 or click the following link to fill out a new patient intake form.  Once received we will reach out to schedule an appointment and help patients obtain bloodwork if needed. For those patients suffering from low testosterone who we can help, medication can be prescribed, and a pharmacy will be able to ship all the medication ‘s and supplies directly to the patient’s home or office. It’s that easy.[caption id="attachment_1681" align="alignnone" width="232"]

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How does NovaGenix online TRT programs work?

You don’t have to be a computer wizard or even have a smart phone schedule an online telehealth visit for low T therapy at NovaGenix. Patients looking to start testosterone therapy through telemedicine can follow the simple steps below.

#1 call or text our office at 561-277-8260 and we will schedule a consultation with our physician. You can fill out the new patient form online here,
#2 get bloodwork for TRT.
Go to a lab conveniently located near you and get the bloodwork to test for your hormone levels and to determine your eligibility for testosterone therapy.

#3 speak with our physician who will carefully review your medical history as well as the lab results from your Blood work.  For patients that qualify, the doctor will put together a protocol specific to your goals and needs.

#4 The pharmacy sends you a package. If you decide to begin treatment, the pharmacy will ship off your medication so that you can begin low T therapy in the comfort and convenience of your own home without having to leave to drive around picking up medication and attending physician appointments.

#5 Monitor your results and progress. The doctor will determine an appropriate timeline to get your labs re-drawn so that we can ensure optimal results from starting testosterone therapy.

If you would like to know more about getting started with NovaGenix personalized TRT programs in Florida, we specialize in testosterone replacement therapy telemedicine.

Call us at 561-277-8260 or email us at If you would like to schedule an appointment, click the link here to submit your new patient intake form which can be done quickly and conveniently online and will reach out to set up a time to speak with our physician.[caption id="attachment_1577" align="alignnone" width="300"]

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Blood Work Request Form

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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