Optimal Testosterone Testing and Treatment
How to Raise Your Testosterone?
Testosterone is a hormone that plays a vital role in men’s health. It affects bone density, muscle mass, body fat distribution, red blood cell production, sex drive, and sperm production. However, as men age, their testosterone levels start to decline, which can lead to various health problems. In this blog, we will discuss low testosterone, also known as testosterone deficiency or hypogonadism, and its causes, symptoms, and treatments.
Treatment of Low Testosterone
If you’re experiencing symptoms of low testosterone, it’s important to see a doctor. Dr. Paul Maximus ND at Mint can perform a blood test to confirm low testosterone levels and determine the cause. The blood test can include:
- Total Testosterone,
- Free Testosterone,
- Bioavailable Testosterone,
and more depending on the person and their case.
The threshold for each lab value can be open to interpretation. Dr. Maximus is able to individualize your treatment approach based on your testing. Testosterone is not only a single measurement threshold. You can augment it, support it and optimize it. Dr. Maximus can help you feel better about the number and what to do about it.
Depending on the cause, treatment options for low testosterone are many and you deserve to have expert level counseling to get an in depth understanding of your options including:
Low testosterone is a common issue among aging men and can lead to a range of health problems. If you’re experiencing symptoms of low testosterone, it’s important to see a doctor for a proper diagnosis and treatment plan. Whether it’s testosterone replacement therapy, lifestyle changes, or treatment of an underlying condition, there are options available to help restore your testosterone levels and improve your overall health.
If you need a comprehensive assessment and tailored treatment plan, book in with Men’s Health ND Dr. Paul Maximus.