Frequently Asked Questions about Low T
What is Testosterone?
Testosterone is a hormone produced by the body that helps regulate bone density, fat distribution, muscle mass, muscle strength, red blood cell production, and overall sex drive
What are the potential benefits of testosterone therapy?
Therapy for Low T can have some strong benefits, such as improved muscle mass, increased bone density, thicker body hair and skin, improved sexual desire, boosted energy levels, and decreased irritability and depression.
How can I get my testosterone levels checked?
Call our office to schedule a free physician supervised consultation which includes blood work free of charge only at Reno Men's Health.
Can all men benefit from testosterone replacement?
Due to a number of societal changes impacting diet exercise and other lifestyle and environmental factors, more men today have low testosterone levels than previous generations.
How do I know if my testosterone is low?
You have been feeling more fatigued lately, but you have been chalking it up to long days at the office or a busy family life. The changes that have come over you have been gradual, but you are noticing that your energy levels seem to be dropping and you are starting to put on a little weight.
These can be indicators that your testosterone levels are low. There are other indicators that your testosterone levels are low as well such as a loss of bone density, decreased muscle mass, decreased sexual drive, memory loss, and mood changes and/or depression.
If you experience these symptoms, you should contact our physician to get a free blood test to help determine if the symptoms are a result of low testosterone or if they are a cause of some other type of medical condition.
Can men be too old for testosterone replacement?
There is no age limit for testosterone therapy. Testosterone therapy has produced some benefits in older men. As with any medical procedure, you will need to have your levels checked to confirm whether you are a good candidate for testosterone replacement.
What type of testosterone do you use?
We use injectable testosterone cypionate.
Where is the injection given?
In the gluteal muscle on alternating sides with each injection.
What dosing schedule do you use?
We schedule injections every 7 days
How do I qualify for Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT)
Contact us at Reno Men's Health for a free blood test that will reveal your levels. Results are given usually within 24 hours. Take our brief quiz now to see if you might qualify for TRT.
Does TRT stimulate my body's natural production of testosterone?
No. We are supplementing what your body is not producing in sufficient quantity.
How long does TRT continue?
TRT may continue indefinitely.
How long does the first appointment take?
The first appointment is usually 30 minutes or less.
How long does it take to get my lab results?
Either during your visit or within 24 hours.
What happens at the first appointment?
After you fill out a few forms, you will be seen by a physician who will review your medical history, perform a brief physical exam to determine if you are a candidate for TRT.