How Long Does It Take For Low Testosterone Treatment (TRT) To Work?
We are frequently asked how long patients will have to wait before they start feeling better after starting testosterone replacement therapy. The best answer can get a little complicated, but there are definitely some factors that we have identified which help to predict success. Testosterone Replacement Therapy 101 This video is a rapid fire explanation…Read More
Testosterone and Prostate Cancer — The Real Story
Testosterone and prostate cancer have long been linked, and when I say long I mean since the 1940’s. This myth that testosterone therapy somehow increases the risk for prostate cancer has lingered for years, despite the growing body of evidence to suggest otherwise (see here and here and here for just a few articles on the subject).…Read More
Testosterone And Diabetes And The Surprising Role Of Fat Tissue
Testosterone and diabetes are not necessarily words you would associate with each other. When you think of testosterone, you’re probably thinking of its positive effects. Testosterone is associated with leanness, masculinity, and strength. Diabetes, on the other hand, has connotations that are decidedly more negative. If you suffer from diabetes, you probably didn’t connect testosterone…Read More
What Does Low Testosterone Mean? The Definitive Guide
We get these questions all the time: “What does low testosterone mean? Is there a specific level that shows I have low testosterone? What is the definition of low testosterone? What does low testosterone mean from a symptomatic standpoint?” You’re probably here because you have the same question yourself. You don’t ask this question lightly—something is…Read More
Are Low T Symptoms Really Because of "Low E"?
A recent study has sparked a flurry of articles about how low estrogen levels are responsible for many of the symptoms of Low T. It is common knowledge that estrogen deficiency (think menopause) can cause a slew of symptoms in women, but what is the relationship between testosterone levels, estrogen levels, and symptoms like fatigue…Read More
7 Symptoms of Low Testosterone in Women
Symptoms of Low Testosterone in Women Include More Than You Might Think Testosterone is a hormone that is generally considered to be important for men, but did you know it is also a vital hormone for women to maintain a high quality of life? The symptoms of low testosterone in women are often passed off…Read More
4 Causes of High Testosterone in Women
There are many causes of high testosterone in women, and the symptoms of high testosterone levels can be just as debilitating as low testosterone levels. However, men and women usually come to us because they have low testosterone. For women, low testosterone can be a nightmare. Fatigue, low sex drive, weight gain—all these and more…Read More
The Side Effects of Too Much Testosterone – A Patient’s Perspective
If you’ve listened to the radio, picked up a fitness magazine, or simply talked to some guys at the gym, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of Testosterone Replacement Therapy. It’s out in the public eye, and with good reason! More energy, better libido, fewer aches and pains, less body fat, more muscle… who doesn’t…Read More
How Does Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) Affect Fertility?
Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) can help men with low testosterone to have more energy, focus more easily, lose weight and build muscle, but what is the effect of TRT on fertility. There are some side effects that men considering this type of therapy need to take into account. In particular, men who want to have children…Read More
Low T FAQ: Is Testosterone The Reason I am Balding?
If you are currently receiving testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), or are considering this type of treatment for low testosterone, then you might be concerned about the potential effects of testosterone on your hair. One of the most common low testosterone myths is that too much testosterone can cause balding. However, the evidence shows that whether or not you…Read More