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Time to Visit a Low T Men’s Clinic? — What You Should Know

With the number of testosterone prescriptions nearly tripling over the last decade, the publicity surrounding Low T (and the men’s clinics that offer treatment) is widespread.

As a result of the amazing benefits being advertised, there are a lot of men wondering if they really have Low T. A men’s clinic might be the answer — let’s take a closer look.

Male doctor at a Low T men's clinic holding a digital tablet. A colleague and receptionist are talking in the background.

What If I Have Low T? Is a Men’s Clinic Right for Me?

If you’ve started looking into the issue of Low T, a men’s clinic is probably the first place you’ve considered visiting due to their reasonable costs of treatment compared to other types of providers. The first thing to determine when you visit such a clinic is whether or not you need treatment.

Chronic hypogonadism (the technical term for low testosterone) is an actual medical condition where the body is unable to produce the testosterone your body needs to keep your hormones in balance and your body functioning properly.

The imbalance that results from insufficient testosterone can put a serious drain on a man’s (or woman’s) quality of life, mostly due to the often-debilitating symptoms.

Here are some of the most common symptoms of low testosterone:

  • Fatigue
  • Loss of endurance
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Muscle weakness and loss of muscle mass
  • Weight problems
  • Depressed mood
  • Trouble concentrating

If you’ve noticed any of these symptoms, and further, if any of these symptoms are causing you to feel less than yourself, it might be time to consult with a medical professional or visit a  Low T men’s clinic to get your testosterone levels tested.

(Get more information on the symptoms of low testosterone here.)

I’m Experiencing Symptoms — What Happens Next?

Treatment for low testosterone is more complicated than making healthy changes, such as adding a couple of extra multivitamins or increasing your level of exercise.

Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) is a serious medical treatment for a clinical disease state (hypogonadism) that’s damaging your health and sense of wellbeing.

If you’re experiencing the chronic and severe symptoms we mentioned above, getting a good look at the actual state of your hormonal balance is the next step to determine if you’re suffering from Low T.

A healthy hormone balance, the goal of TRT, is a tricky thing.

Simply increasing your testosterone level without keeping it in harmony with all the other hormones working in your system can actually cause more health problems than it solves.

A blood test that measures your total testosterone, free testosterone, and other major hormones should be conducted by any reputable Low T men’s clinic to determine if you’re a viable candidate for TRT.

(Read more about why estrogen levels are important to men’s hormonal health, too.)

What Are the Drawbacks? — Concerns About Supplemental Testosterone

When looking carefully at a Low T men’s clinic, the reviews by professionals are mixed — there’s good reason to be cautious and informed.

One of the major criticisms surrounding the increase in Low T diagnoses and prescriptions of testosterone by Low T men’s clinics is that treatment is being offered too freely without proper caution to prevent the possible side effects.

To be very clear — if your blood test doesn’t indicate a diagnosis of clinical hypogonadism, taking supplemental testosterone is likely not right for you, and it could even be harmful to your health.

Any medical professional needs to be ready and willing to discuss these possible side effects and address any concerns you may have.

Testosterone Centers of Texas is a licensed medical practice that makes your overall health and safety our primary concern.

We are prepared to discuss all risks related to your treatment and to provide a thorough explanation of the preventative measures we have in place to eliminate the risks involved.

Where Do I Go? — Locating a Low T Men’s Clinic Near Me

If you get the feeling that you’re speaking with a medical professional who is prioritizing their own business concerns or is taking your questions regarding health risks too lightly, you may want to seek treatment elsewhere.

At TCT, we’re here to help you feel like yourself again. We want you to be able to put the symptoms of low testosterone behind you using the safest and most reliable methods available.

If you’re looking for a Low T men’s clinic in the Dallas area, we have 5 locations that may suit your needs — click the button to find the location most convenient for you.

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Glenn Steponaitis, PA-C

Glenn Steponaitis, PA-C began his healthcare career nearly 20 years ago as a medical technician at Seton Medical Center while concurrently earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology at the University of Texas in Austin.   His interest in medicine lead him down the path of becoming a certified Physician Assistant and achieving a Bachelor of Science degree in this field from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.   Following completion of his schooling, Glenn started a 10 year career in the field of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and in 2010 he began focusing on the medical management of those suffering from symptoms caused by low testosterone after witnessing hormone replacement doctors help Low T sufferers.

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