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Who Needs Testosterone Therapy?


Published August 11, 2015

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Many people believe that low testosterone levels affect only older men, but the truth is men and women of all ages may find that their ailments are a result of unhealthy testosterone levels. When testosterone levels are below normal, it can affect the mind, body, sexual desire and function. Both men and women often dismiss symptoms of hormonal imbalance as mere signs of aging, believing they must “just live with it.”

Testosterone is an androgen, which is considered to be a “male” hormone, but androgens are also key to a woman’s reproductive cycle and overall health. It is more commonly known that adequate levels of testosterone play a major factor in fertility and wellbeing of men. When testosterone levels become imbalanced, testosterone therapy can restore function and enhance performance for multiple aspects of health in both men and women.

Signs of Low Testosterone

 Low testosterone, also known as low T, can affect esteem, sexual function, energy levels, mood and even weight management in men and women. There is even evidence to show that low T can increase the risk of certain diseases for both sexes.

 

Symptoms of low testosterone in men:

 Symptoms of low testosterone in women:

The Benefits of Testosterone Therapy

Testosterone therapy addresses the side effects of aging—boosting and enhancing function and performance—as well as repairing dysfunction due to imbalances.

Testosterone therapy can help men and women overcome the symptoms of low testosterone safely and effectively. For men, research has also shown testosterone therapy to improve heart function and reduce cardiovascular risk factors. In women, evidence suggests that testosterone therapy reduces cognitive fatigue, lowers the risk of osteoporosis, and treats other symptoms commonly associated with menopause, such as hot flashes and night sweats. Other benefits include of testosterone therapy for women and men include:

Although testosterone therapy can offer these life-changing benefits, it is important to note that a successful treatment plan is also paired with lifestyle changes and administered by an expert physician who specializes in hormone health. Treatment plans should be designed to meet the unique needs and lifestyle of each individual patient. Testosterone therapy is available in a variety of delivery methods, including creams, gels and injections, as well as the popular pellet therapy, which delivers a natural dose of hormone over throughout the course of treatment. Dr. Joseph Mazzei at Evolutions Restorative Health helps men and women identify imbalances and partners with each patient to develop a treatment plan that matched their lifestyle and achieves all their health goals.

Schedule your first consultation with Dr. Joe Mazzei in Arlington Heights today. At Evolutions Restorative Health, Dr. Mazzei and his team can help you achieve your best health ever. Dr. Mazzei is among the top physicians in Chicago specially certified to help you achieve your health and wellness goals, including hormonal balance for women and men. Get started on a customized treatment plan designed to fit your lifestyle and ensure you reach optimal wellness. Begin your journey now, contact Evolutions Restorative Health.

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  • I have been a patient of Doctor Mazzei for 2 years and was one of the best decisions I've ever made. I had a host of problems that my family doctor was not able to help me with. I found BodyLogicMD online and made an appointment with Doctor Mazzei in 2015. Within the first 8 months, my blood chemistry went…Read More
  • Dr. Mazzei has really helped me balance out my crazy hormone levels. I've been dealing with this for years and it's so helpful that I am being treated for the problem and not just the symptoms. I was treated by 2 other doctors before seeing him and neither of them helped me to this extent and level of detail. -Paula…Read More
  • Love Dr. Joe! He helped me get my hormones balanced and gave me my energy and sex life back! My husband tells me to thank him every time I go see him lol. I think that's a testament in itself! -Colleen H.Read More
  • Being a nurse that works 12 hour shifts I was always tired no matter how many hours I slept and never felt well. I started seeing Doctor Joe at BodyLogicMD last fall. After receiving my test results and consultation I was surprised to find out I did have some issues that could be addressed and treated. Since last fall I…Read More
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