Testosterone is the main male sex hormone and is primarily produced in the testicles. It is necessary for normal male development and a healthy sexual life. It is also produced in a much smaller quantities in females and improves muscle development energy and sexual desires.
When testosterone production is reduced, by aging or other factors, symptoms develop helping the patient and physician to suspect low T(testosterone). Loss of libido, poor erections (ED) decreased stamina and lower muscle mass are noted. Psychological symptoms such as depression, mood changes, along with decreased energy also frequently develop. Women can also note decreases in physical capabilities, strength, mood changes and decreased sexual desires.
Low T is diagnosed by obtaining blood levels of Testosterone, especially Free Testosterone the active form in the body. Bioidentical replacement of Testosterone by various routes can reverse many of these symptoms.
Dr. Vick’s Medical Spa offers Testosterone injections, usually on a weekly basis to bring the low levels of T back to those we feel will be the most beneficial. Periodic blood tests are obtained to monitor levels of T and regular physical exams are recommended. Dr. Vick offers free consultations to evaluate those who feel their T levels may be below normal.
*Individual patient results may vary. Contact us to learn about variances in the number of treatments that may be required, the results that can be expected, and factors that affect these results.