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Low Testosterone Treatment

Testosterone plays a vital role in the development, regulation, and maintenance of muscle mass, bone density, red blood cells, reproductive tissues, and sex drive in men. The production of testosterone in your body peaks during puberty and starts to decline gradually as you get older.

Having low testosterone levels (low T levels) for your age is also referred to as male hypogonadism. Data shows that around 20% of adolescent and young adult males and just under 40% of men over 45 in the US suffer from testosterone deficiency.

Low testosterone can lead to lower energy levels, reduced sexual desire, loss of muscle mass, and other symptoms that adversely impact your overall health and well-being. If your testosterone level is too low, you might be a good candidate for testosterone replacement therapy.

At Atlanta Medical Institute, we have experienced medical professionals who can devise the right testosterone replacement treatment plan to improve your sex drive, energy levels, strength, and overall health. Contact us today to talk to one of our outstanding Atlanta testosterone replacement therapy experts.

Causes of Low Testosterone in Men

  • Birth defects

  • Injury to the testes

  • Pituitary disorders

  • Tuberculosis

  • Obstructive sleep apnea

  • Uncontrolled type 2 diabetes

  • Obesity

  • Alcohol and drug abuse

  • Liver cirrhosis

  • Chronic kidney failure

  • Anabolic steroid use

  • Viral and bacterial infections

Signs and Symptoms of Low Testosterone in Men

  • Reduced sex drive

  • Erectile dysfunction

  • Impaired sexual function

  • Low sperm production

  • Loss of facial and body hair

  • Hot flashes

  • Decrease in muscle mass and strength

  • Weight gain

  • Gynecomastia (abnormal enlargement of the breast tissue)

  • Depression

  • Irritability

  • Loss of memory and concentration

  • Significant reduction in endurance and energy level

How Low Testosterone Can Affect Your Health

Low testosterone can affect your health in many different ways. Research shows a link between low blood testosterone levels and increased cholesterol levels, obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, and even prostate cancer. These conditions can in turn mean an increased risk of heart disease and stroke.

How to Diagnose Low Testosterone in Men

A simple blood test can reveal whether your testosterone levels are too low. If your testosterone levels are lower than 300 nanograms per deciliter, you might need testosterone therapy.

What Does Testosterone Therapy Involve?

Testosterone replacement therapy – as the term indicates – involves boosting your testosterone levels by taking testosterone in the form of injections, patches, or gels.

  • Testosterone injections – the hormone is inserted directly into your muscle.

  • Testosterone skin patch – the hormone is released via a patch that is applied to your skin – typically on the arm or somewhere else on the upper body, depending on your physician’s suggestion.

  • Testosterone mouth patch – the hormone is released via a buccal patch. They look like a tablet, but stick to your gums.

  • Testosterone gels – the hormone is administered topically.

Benefits of Testosterone Therapy

In addition to improving your libido, erectile function, and sexual performance, testosterone supplementation therapy can also significantly improve your mood and confidence. Moreover, testosterone therapy can increase your:

  • T levels

  • Bone density

  • Muscle mass

  • Strength

  • Endurance

  • Energy levels

  • Insulin sensitivity

Suffering From Low T Levels? Our Atlanta Testosterone Therapy Experts Can Help You

Low testosterone levels can affect every aspect of your life – from your sex life to your physical strength, confidence, and mental well-being. If you are suffering from testosterone deficiency, the hormone therapy experts at Atlanta Medical Institute can help you.

We can devise a personalized low testosterone treatment plan for you and help you regain your strength, libido, and confidence. We have treated numerous men suffering from low T levels and the results have been overwhelmingly positive.

Contact us today at (404) 264-9553 or by filling out our convenient online form to schedule an appointment with an experienced Atlanta testosterone replacement therapy specialist.