Low Testosterone Treatment Specialist in Jacksonville, FL
Do you experience low sex drive, bone loss, depression, low sperm count, fatigue, and problem with erections? Testosterone is a male hormone that is responsible for male sex development and functions. Hans Crevecoeur, APRN, provides effective low testosterone treatment which helps manage the physical, emotional, and mental components of declining testosterone. Low testosterone treatment is available at Revamp Wellness Center. To learn more about the treatment, contact us or schedule an appointment online. We are conveniently located at 8102 Blanding Blvd. Suite 17, Jacksonville, FL 32244.
Table of Contents:
Testosterone affects a wide range of physical and mental health factors. When testosterone is running low an individual may experience a wide range of unwanted symptoms. A person assigned male at birth has a higher testosterone level than a person assigned female at birth. Testosterone plays an important role in the development of many physical characteristics. Low testosterone levels can cause your body to undergo a number of physical changes.
Muscle mass is increased, body hair is produced, and an overall masculine appearance is achieved. In the event of low testosterone increased body fat, decreased muscle mass, decreased body hair growth, and more may occur. Testes are the main source of testosterone in people assigned male at birth. A person assigned female at birth produces most of her testosterone in her ovaries. As well as puberty and fertility, testosterone is important for libido – or sexual desire.
As a hormone, testosterone plays a vital role in the body. However, it decreases each year after the age of 30. Some men can experience this in a significant way. An estimated 19 to 39 percent of older men have low testosterone levels.
Hypogonadism (low testosterone) occurs when your testicles do not produce enough testosterone. A number of conditions or injuries may result in this condition, including those affecting the testicles, pituitary gland, and hypothalamus. The condition can be treated with testosterone replacement therapy.
Hypogonadism caused by damage to the pituitary gland or hypothalamus is known as secondary hypogonadism. Hormone production by the testes is controlled by these areas of the brain.
Primary hypogonadism, secondary hypogonadism, or mixed hypogonadism may affect you. The prevalence of mixed hypogonadism increases with age. The condition can develop in people undergoing glucocorticoid therapy. A person with sickle-cell disease, thalassemia, or alcoholism may also be affected.
A lowered level of this hormone may lead to a number of symptoms associated with sexual function in men as they age. Erectile dysfunction (ED) is sometimes caused by low testosterone levels. ED may be treated with hormone replacement therapy if low testosterone production is associated with it. In addition to ED men may experience reduced sexual desire, infertility, and fewer erections.
You can experience emotional changes when your testosterone levels are low, in addition to physical changes. Feelings of sadness or depression can result from the condition. In addition to memory problems and concentration difficulties, some people struggle with motivation and self-esteem issues.
Emotional regulation is affected by testosterone. Men with low testosterone are more likely to suffer from depression. This could be caused by irritability, decreased sex drive, and fatigue that are all linked to low testosterone levels. Having low testosterone can result in insomnia, and other sleep disturbances that can negatively impact mental and physical health as well.
Men who have hypogonadism or low testosterone levels may benefit from testosterone replacement therapy, which is a hormone replacement therapy. In men, testosterone therapy is typically used to treat symptoms such as low libido, depression, and fatigue.
There is an improvement in energy level, sex drive, and quality of erections reported by many men. Some men also experience increased bone density, muscle mass, and insulin sensitivity when they take testosterone.
It is also common for men to report an improvement in mood after getting testosterone replacement. A person’s experience with these effects depends on how noticeable they are or how much of a boost they provide which will vary between individuals.
In tissues throughout your body, androgen receptors enable your body to utilize hormones in various ways. All of these receptors respond to increased testosterone taken orally, via injection, or through the skin with patches, gels, or creams.
The testosterone hormone increases muscle mass, body hair, and sex drive when you start testosterone therapy. While some effects of TRT can be felt within weeks, others take months to develop.
Low testosterone treatment is available at Revamp Wellness Center. To learn more about the treatment, contact us or schedule an appointment online. We are located at 8102 Blanding Blvd. Suite 17, Jacksonville, FL 32244. We serve patients from Jacksonville FL, Paxon FL, Lakeshore FL, Crystal Springs FL, Arlington FL, Riverside FL, and surrounding areas.