Testosterone treatment therapy is one of the most sought out procedures in 2017. In men, testosterone keeps them upbeat and sexually active. However, like any other hormone, testosterone is best in moderation. How do you know if you are a candidate for testosterone treatment therapy? You may feel anxious or tired. Men who are typically active and maintain a healthy mental state the majority of the time can see significant changes when testosterone is lacking. Low testosterone results in feeling lethargic, angry, and short-tempered. You are more likely to lash out at someone quickly and jump to conclusions when you normally would not do so. Sleep patterns are important to watch in males forty and over. Sleeping too much or suffering from insomnia are signs of low testosterone levels.

However, with the improvement in technology and science, there are many hormone replacement therapy options for men who feel they lack motivation and a healthy sexual appetite. If you are diagnosed with low testosterone, you can explore many types of testosterone replacement therapy after you learn if you are a candidate for therapy.

Testosterone Gel

A testosterone gel is applied through daily skin applications. It makes use of gels mimic to physiologically release testosterone in the body, which can easily be implemented. However, in the first 24 hours of application, the T levels will then stay in a steady state and also remain in a normal range after the application. However, when you opt in for the gel, it must be applied daily so you can get the right effect and avoid adverse skin reactions.

Testosterone Implants

Small pellets are delivered through Testosterone implants, by implanting the pellets under the skin, and a physician must do this. These Pellets last for at least three to six months. This method is advisable for men who do not want daily medication requirement as part of their testosterone treatment therapy. Lastly, adjusting the testosterone dose is difficult once implanted.

Testosterone Injections

This method delivers the testosterone treatment deep into the muscle and is absorbed into the blood stream over a period. However, absorption time will depend on the type of testosterone that is injected. Normally, these testosterone injections must be administered every one to two weeks with the use of testosterone enanthate. Flexible dosing is also allowed.

Oral Testosterone

This method of testosterone undecanoate is the only known safe form because it does not release toxins or damage the liver like other forms oral application. However, it requires a dosage of 2-3 times daily dosing. Some men will prefer this method as part of their testosterone treatment therapy.

Testosterone Lozenges

This method is oral absorption, and it works by absorbing the treatment in the mucous membranes of the mouth. During application, a lozenge is placed against the surface of your gums or under the tongue twice a day. The dosages can also be easily modified. However, the lozenges must be kept in the mouth for a longer period and must be replaced twice a day. Note this method might cause gum irritation.

If you feel you have low testosterone, the first thing you should do is make a doctor’s appointment. They will be able to monitor your testosterone levels and find out if you are a candidate for testosterone therapy. No one type of therapy works for every person. Dr. Ben Evans can suggest which type of therapy is right for you.

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