About Low T (Low Testosterone)
What is Low Testosterone?Low testosterone (also known as male hypogandism) causes a hormone imbalance resulting in various uncomfortable symptoms for men.Men all over the country experience below-average testosterone in varying degrees of severity. While loss of testosterone is normal as men age, the process can be exacerbated by things like stress, medications, obesity, alcoholism, or preexisting illnesses. Some of the symptoms of low testosterone include:
- loss of or lowered libido
- increased fat content
- loss of muscle tone
- lower energy levels
- mood swings or depression
- erectile dysfunction
- hair loss
Treatments at the Charlotte Center for Pelvic Health
How is Low Testosterone Treated?
There are a couple of different options for treating low testosterone on the market, including intramuscular injections, testosterone patches, and testosterone gels that can be regularly applied. At our clinic, we use Bio Identical Hormone Treatment, which is a pellet-based therapy designed to give you the best results possible in the most convenient way.In addition to hormone therapy to treat the cause of Low T symptoms, we also offer treatments that can help erase individual symptoms like loss of muscle tone or increased fat content.
Treating Low T:
Individual Symptom Treatments:
FAQs About Low Testosterone
In addition to helping with the symptoms listed above, addressing symptoms of low testosterone with bio identical hormone treatment, balancing testosterone levels can also aid in protecting against osteoporosis, generally improve happiness and wellbeing, and improve mental sharpness.
While other options exist for treatment of low testosterone, we have found that pellets provide a safe, effective, and convenient distribution of hormones without requiring as much maintenance as alternative methods. Oral testosterone is not approved for use in the US.
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