While the manner in-which our lifestyle is laid out, ignorance is often part of the problem; many people simply havent a clue to what healthy living really is but when we are speaking of low testosterone it is ignorance of the occurrence that is one of the saddest factors of all. For many men, when the signs of low testosterone show up they will simply ignore them, either hoping they will magically go away or assuming there is nothing they can do about. Further, many men will attribute the signs of low testosterone to stress and while stress can play a role in all the symptoms listed above, many times this stress is actually caused or heightened by low testosterone.
After review of the results of the initial blood tests, if the doctor decides that it’s safe and appropriate to start testosterone replacement therapy, a prescription for one month’s testosterone replacement therapy will be authorised. A further blood test will be needed after three weeks to see how you are responding to treatment. All being well, a further five months of treatment will be authorised before another blood test is needed to check your testosterone levels , a year after treatment is initiated, and each year after that, further blood tests will then be needed to ensure that the ideal level of testosterone in your body is maintained and that your continued use of testosterone replacement therapy remains safe. We will be checking for indications of prostate or blood problems that can occur.