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What is testosterone replacement therapy?

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Testosterone Replacement Therapy or sometimes known as TRT treatment is used when there is low testosterone in the body. Testosterone is one of the most well-known hormones that usually refers to strength, muscles, and masculinity. In short, it is crucial in the process of virilization. It also fuels the sex drive or libido, and muscle mass. It can also affect mood, the process how males store body fat, and influences bone strength.

By the age of 30 years old, most men have a gradual decline in testosterone levels, and this continues with age. This means that the average 50-year old male will have less testosterone compared to his 30-year old counterpart. This is the normal process of aging and is known as “andropause” or “male menopause”. In most men, this process does not cause any problems but may notice subtle signs such as:

Why low T replacement?

Apart from improved sexual strength, the benefits of testosterone replacement therapy also include:

  • Improved energy level
  • Increased libido
  • Better quality of erections
  • Increased bone density
  • Improved muscle mass
  • Higher insulin sensitivity
  • Improved mood

Although there are many benefits, you have to realize that every case is unique. At our medical center, we place an increasing emphasis on checking the patient’s condition before developing a treatment plan.

What are the causes of low testosterone?

While aging is the main cause of the declining levels of testosterone, there are also some other factors such as:

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Issues with the liver
  • Obesity
  • Testicular injuries
  • Tumors
  • Pituitary gland issues
  • Those undergoing chemotherapy and radiotherapy
  • Those taking steroids

Are there any risks of taking TRT?

While being treated for Low-T at our center, you will be treated in the best possible way. That is why you should not worry about TRT side effects undermining your health. However, it’s worth mentioning some of them:

  • Rash
  • Irritation at the site of testosterone application
  • Itching

At iuventus medical center, our medical providers can provide effective Testosterone Hormone Treatment depending on the health condition of a patient. With the use of the latest equipment, we are capable of analyzing every case and finding out what therapy course will be the right choice for you.