Low Testosterone is not just a man’s problem.
The symptoms of Low Testosterone can affect the relationship between a man and a woman. Educating yourselves about the symptoms associated with Low Testosterone can help you to motivate the men in your lives to consider getting tested. Men may be resistant to discussing these types of issues but a simple conversation can lead to possible diagnosis and treatment.
Low Testosterone, otherwise known as “hypogonadism” is a medical condition that affects millions of men in the U.S. Some of the signs and symptoms of Low Testosterone include decreased sex drive, lack of energy, weak erections, moodiness and/or depression, and reduced muscle mass or strength. Men often attribute these symptoms to getting older, obesity or chronic medical conditions such as diabetes and hypertension.
How can you help?
Ask him if he is aware of the symptoms of Low T.
Many men may overlook the constellation of symptoms associated with Low Testosterone. Discuss common symptoms such as decreased sex drive, decreased energy level and mood changes.
Let him know that he is not alone
- The providers at the New Jersey Virility Center are willing to take his symptoms seriously.
- Encourage him to have his lab work tested.
Doctors at the New Jersey Virility Center will take a complete medical history and perform an examination.
Blood tests, including a testosterone level will be ordered. If his testosterone levels are low, we’ll administer testosterone replacement therapy, such as testosterone injections, immediately!
Lastly, it is important to be supportive and reassuring
Remember – Many men receiving testosterone replacement report feeling more energetic, less moody and more virile