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We will answer your most common questions about testosterone therapy!
  • Is taking testosterone dangerous?
    Taking testosterone is quite safe, as long as it is monitored by a TRT trained physician.
  • Are testosterone shots bad for you?
    No, testosterone shots can be good for you. For men with low T/testosterone levels, the benefits of TRT (Testosterone Replacement Therapy) can include: an increased sex drive, improved symptoms of ED, more energy and better mental health.
  • How long does a testosterone shot last?
    A testosterone shot will last anywhere between 2 to 10 days.
  • Can too much testosterone make you tired?
    Taking too much testosterone should not make you tired. In some cases, tiredness can be a side effect of too much estrogen or of another hormonal imbalance.
  • Can a man have too much testosterone?
    Yes, a man can have too much testosterone, and this can cause some health issues, which is why testosterone levels need to be monitored.
  • What are signs of high testosterone in males?
    The signs of high testosterone in males include: Oily skin, water retention (edema), and testicular atrophy.
  • How can I boost my testosterone levels fast?
    Testosterone levels can be improved with the right therapy/protocol for each person’s physiology and specific needs.
  • How dangerous is testosterone therapy?
    Taking testosterone is quite safe, unless it isn’t monitored by a TRT trained physician.
  • How long does it take to feel the effects of testosterone injections? In most cases it takes 4 -6 six weeks to feel the effects of testosterone injections.
  • Why do guys take testosterone shots?
    Men usually prefer to take testosterone shots due to convenience, but also because this method has been reported to work better in a male patient comparer to topical cream/gels and/or sublingual methods of administration.
  • Does testosterone booster help sexually?
    Testosterone Replacement Therapy is not always the best answer or only option to improve your sex life, but for men with low T/testosterone levels, the benefits of TRT (Testosterone Replacement Therapy) can include: an increased sex drive, improved symptoms of ED, as well as more energy.
  • How do I test my testosterone level?
    Testosterone levels can be tested by simple blood tests.
  • Can testosterone injections cause personality changes?
    In some cases, testosterone injections could cause personality changes may be due to very high dosages or to poorly supervised treatments.
  • What is average testosterone level by age?
    The average Total testosterone serum levels by age are: 30 – 50 years old: 290-1100. 50 – 70 years old: up to 900. 70 years old and above: up to 750. However, in order to properly evaluate and diagnose an individual’s levels and profile, a trained TRT physician should always review free and/or bio-available testosterone.
  • Does taking testosterone make you gain weight?
    In some cases, testosterone injections could cause weight gain maybe due to very high dosages or to poorly supervised treatments.
  • What will Testosterone injections do for me?
    Testosterone injections will help you restore testosterone levels to a youthful range. Improved Testosterone levels can provide these benefits: increased sex drive, improved symptoms of ED, as well as more energy.
  • How do you fix low testosterone?
    Low testosterone levels can be fixed with the proper TRT (Testosterone Replacement Therapy) program and by consulting by a trained TRT physician.
  • Does low testosterone make you tired?
    Yes, low testosterone levels can make you feel tired and with low energy.
  • Does testosterone help healing?
    Improving testosterone levels does not help healing directly. However, Improving testosterone levels will improve men’s overall health, as testosterone deficiency syndrome can contribute to the recurrence or worsening of some diseases, such as:
    • Increased risk of heart diseases.
    • Increased risk of death from a cardiovascular disease
    • Increased risk of diabetes and metabolic syndrome
    • Higher instances of osteoporosis.
  • What are the symptoms of high testosterone in males?
    The symptoms of high testosterone in males include: Oily skin, water retention (edema), and testicular atrophy.
  • What testosterone does to the body?
    For men with low T/testosterone levels, the benefits of TRT (Testosterone Replacement Therapy) can include: an increased sex drive, improved symptoms of ED, more energy and better mental health.
  • Is testosterone therapy covered by insurance?
    In some cases, testosterone therapy may be covered by insurance, depending on the individuals’ personal coverage.
  • What is the best testosterone ester?
    The most commonly used Testosterone esters are Cypionate, propionate and enanthate. The one that could be most effective will be based on the patient’s medical history and personal needs and preferences.
  • Are testosterone injections painful?
    Testosterone injections ae not usually painful but they can feel uncomfortable to some patients.
  • How much testosterone should a man have?
    The level of testosterone a man should be evaluated based on the patient’s symptoms; it’s not based on a specific level or number but should be based on the individuals’ improvement in terms of well-being and quality of life.
  • What are signs of high testosterone?
    The signs of high testosterone in males include: Oily skin, water retention (edema), and testicular atrophy.
    The signs of high testosterone in males include: Oily skin, water retention (edema), and testicular atrophy.
  • Can taking testosterone cause cancer?
    Taking testosterone has not been medically proven to cause cancer.
  • Do hairy guys have more testosterone?
    Abundance of body hair can be a characteristic of higher testosterone levels
  • What increases testosterone in males?
    Testosterone can be increased with the appropriate Testosterone Replacement Therapy treatment and can also be increased with a healthy life style, zinc, DHEA, or other natural supplements.
  • What happens to a man with low testosterone?
    Testosterone Deficiency Syndrome, or Hypogonadism, is a condition in which a man’s body does not produce enough testosterone, the essential male hormone. This condition by and large influences older men, however more youthful patients can likewise be influenced for an assortment of reasons. The results of men having low testosterone are an overall decline of mental, sexual and physical health – which create a poor quality of life.
  • What is the best testosterone supplement?
    The best testosterone supplement will be the proper course of treatment recommended by a TRT trained physician. The one that will be most effective will be based on the patient’s medical history and personal needs and preferences.
  • Is taking testosterone safe?
    Yes. Taking testosterone is quite safe, unless it isn’t monitored by a TRT trained physician.
  • What are the side effects of testosterone injections?
    Taking testosterone is quite safe, unless it isn’t monitored by an HRT trained physician. Injections may cause more varied testosterone levels while topical cremes provide steadier increased levels.
  • How can I last longer in bed naturally?
    Testosterone Replacement Therapy is not the best solution or only option to improve your sex life or last longer in bed, but for men with low T/testosterone levels, the benefits of TRT (Testosterone Replacement Therapy) can include: an increased sex drive, improved symptoms of ED, as well as more energy.
  • Do any testosterone boosters really work?
    Some testosterone boosters found at pharmacies may be beneficial, but they may also contain harmful amounts of ingredients that could disrupt normal hormonal functions, so please consult with a professional before taking any over-the-counter testosterone boosters.
  • What produces testosterone in males?
    Testosterone, a part of a hormone class referred to as androgens, is actually created by the testicles based on stimulation by the pituitary gland.The pituitary gland is located near the base of the brain, and it transmits signals into a male’s testicles which ignite emotions associated with sexual desire.
  • How do I test my testosterone level?
    Testosterone levels can be tested by simple blood tests.
    Testosterone levels can be tested by simple blood tests
  • How long does it take to feel the effects of testosterone injections?In most cases it takes 4 -6 six weeks to feel the effects of testosterone injections.
  • How can I raise testosterone levels?
    Testosterone Replacement Therapy/TRT can be given in 3 different methods; topical application, pellet implants, or injections. All methods must be reviewed and assessed depending on effectiveness, the simplicity of use, versatility in dose adjustments, and possible side effects. Improved Testosterone levels can provide increased sex drive, improved symptoms of ED, as well as more energy.
  • How can you tell if you have low testosterone?
    The signs of low testosterone levels include: poor libido, poor memory, low energy, stressed out mood, loss of muscle mass and bone strength, sleeping disorders, reduced sperm fertility, and issues having or maintaining a penile erection.
  • What is a low testosterone level for a man?
    Regardless of what your testosterone level/number is, the signs of low testosterone levels include: poor libido, poor memory, low energy, stressed out mood, loss of muscle mass and bone strength, sleeping disorders, reduced sperm fertility, and issues having or maintaining a penile erection. These sympstoms could signify a testosterone deficiency.

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Dr. George Ibraheim, DO, Medical Director,

is an Allopathic & Osteopathic Physician with specialties in Interventional Cardiology and Cardiovascular Disease.

John Wolf Jr, MD, Medical Advisor,

has his Training and Certification in Age Management Medicine by the Cenegenics Education and Research Foundation.

Rose Zegarra, PA-C,

with 15 years of experience as a Physician Assistant, including Primary Care medicine, Endocrinology, and Dermatology.

Ian A. Gillman, B.A.,

Clinical Advisor with over 5 years of experience counseling clients on the latest Anti-Aging medical treatments and helping men and women with a variety of sexual and health dysfunctions.