YOU & WEE Urologic Surgery & Wellness
Urology Clinic and Medical Spa & General Urology, Urologic Oncology, Robotic and Laparoscopic Urologic Surgery located in Sarasota, FL
Low testosterone affects more than your libido. It also affects your physical and emotional well-being. At YOU & WEE Urologic Surgery & Wellness in Sarasota, Florida, Jared Wallen, MD, and the team offer testosterone replacement therapy to treat low testosterone, alleviate symptoms, and improve overall health. To learn more about testosterone replacement therapy, call the office or book an appointment through the online scheduling tool.
Testosterone Replacement Therapy Q & A
What is testosterone?
Testosterone is a male sex hormone. It plays a major role in sexual health and fertility. In men, testosterone is responsible for the development of body and facial hair, the male sex drive, and muscle strength.
As you get older, the production of testosterone decreases. A change in hormone production may cause symptoms that affect your quality of life.
How do I know if I need testosterone replacement therapy?
The team at YOU & WEE Urologic Surgery & Wellness determines if you need testosterone replacement therapy after a comprehensive evaluation. This includes a blood test to assess your testosterone levels.
Signs and symptoms that indicate low testosterone include:
- Constant fatigue
- Decrease in mental clarity
- Depression and anxiety
- Weight gain
- Loss of muscle mass and strength
- Low libido
- Erectile dysfunction
- Loss of body or facial hair
- Hot flashes
- Night sweats
If you’re experiencing these symptoms, the team at YOU & WEE Urologic Surgery & Wellness can find the cause and provide treatments that help you feel better.
What is testosterone replacement therapy?
Testosterone replacement therapy is a treatment for low testosterone levels. YOU & WEE Urologic Surgery & Wellness specializes in hormone therapy for all people. They offer many types of testosterone replacement therapy options, including:
- Oral medication
- Nasal sprays
- Natural, plant-based pellets
They work closely with you to determine the method of testosterone replacement therapy best suited for you based on your personal preferences and lifestyle.
What happens during testosterone replacement therapy?
Once you start your testosterone replacement therapy, the team schedules regular follow-up appointments to monitor your symptoms and hormone levels. They adjust your treatment as needed to maintain hormone balance and health.
During therapy, you may notice a return of your libido and energy levels. In addition to improvements in your physical symptoms, testosterone replacement therapy may also improve bone and heart health.
Taking a holistic approach to care, the team may also talk to you about lifestyle changes that can optimize your well-being. They may provide diet and exercise recommendations, as well as tips on how to increase your water intake.
The team at YOU & WEE Urologic Surgery & Wellness provides you with the tools and therapies you need to live your best life. To schedule your testosterone replacement therapy consultation, call the office or book online today.