Is Testosterone Replacement Therapy Right for You?
Numerous men with low testosterone report improved energy levels, sex drive, and mind-set after testosterone treatment. On the off chance that testosterone is low, why not supplant it?
One moment. A low testosterone level without help from anyone else needn’t bother with treatment. Testosterone substitution treatment can have results, and the drawn out dangers and advantages aren’t known. Just men with indications of low testosterone and blood levels that affirm this as the reason for manifestations ought to think about testosterone substitution. Conversing with your primary care physician is the best way to know whether testosterone treatment is ideal for you.
Subtle Symptoms of Low Testosterone
The manifestations of low testosterone are now and then self-evident, yet they additionally can be inconspicuous. Testosterone levels decrease normally in men as they age over many years. In any case, certain conditions can likewise prompt an unusually low level. Side effects of low testosterone include:
- Low sex drive
- Erectile dysfunction
- Fatigue and poor energy level
- Decreased muscle mass
- Body and facial hair loss
- Difficulty concentrating
- Low sense of well-being
On the off chance that men have side effects of low testosterone and tests show they have a strangely low testosterone level, a specialist may recommend treatment. For a huge number of men who have low testosterone levels yet no indications, no treatment is at present suggested. It has additionally not been endorsed for treating men with low levels in light of maturing.
Forms of Testosterone Supplements
Testosterone replacement therapy is available in several forms. All can improve testosterone levels:
Skin fix (transdermal): Androderm is a skin fix worn on the arm or chest area. It’s applied once per day.
Gels: AndroGel and Testim come in bundles of clear testosterone gel. Testosterone is retained straightforwardly through the skin when you apply the gel once every day. AndroGel, Axiron, and Fortesta likewise arrive in a siphon that conveys the measure of testosterone endorsed by your PCP. Natesto is a gel applied inside the nose.
Mouth patch: Striant is a tablet that adheres to the upper gums over the incisor, the tooth just to one side or left of the two front teeth. Applied double a day, it ceaselessly delivers testosterone into the blood through the oral tissues.
Infusions and inserts: Testosterone can likewise be infused straightforwardly into the muscles, or embedded as pellets in the delicate tissues. Your body gradually assimilates the testosterone into the circulatory system.
Why not a straightforward testosterone pill? Oral testosterone is accessible. Nonetheless, a few specialists accept oral testosterone can effects affect the liver. Utilizing different strategies, for example, skin patches, gels, orally deteriorating tablets, or infusions, sidesteps the liver and gets testosterone into the blood straightforwardly.