Welcome to adulthood-May I take your testosterone? If you’re male and over 35, you almost definitely have less testosterone than you used to. But you think that everything related to testosterone is working, so why worry.
Symptoms: - decreased libido - decreased strength - loss of muscle mass - lack of energy - loss of sense of well being, depression - falling asleep after dinner.
Blood tests ordered by your physician at certain times during the day.
Generally reserved only for men diagnosed with enough deficiency to cause problems. It is not an anti aging miracle treatment for men with normal testosterone levels.
ProsImproves muscle mass Improves bone strength Decrease levels of LDL, the lousy cholesterol, therefore cardio protective Improve insulin sensitivity
Cons: Criticism that testosterone therapy increase the risk of prostate cancer, although not clinically proven. May increase risk of heart disease
How is it taken:
Taken as an injection. Gel or patch Sublingually, under the tongue Blood tests needed to monitor hormone levels.