When men might consider hormone therapy

istock 519676858 2 1If you are a male in the Woodlands, Texas dealing with low testosterone levels, it may time to speak to a professional about your needs. Common problems with low testosterone include issues such as reduced sexual drive, erectile dysfunction, lethargy, and other health concerns including increased anxiety and depression. When patients have had their hormone levels tested, they may notice these symptoms are present due to low testosterone. Luckily, with the team at Woodlands OBGYN Associates, men in the community can improve their sexual and reproductive health while improving their overall quality of life at the same time.

Why seek treatment for low testosterone?

When men are dealing with the symptoms of low testosterone, they may be worried about their lifestyle. Along with low testosterone comes issues such as muscle loss, fatigue, hair loss, weight gain, and increase irritability. If patients are evaluated and find they have low testosterone, they are excited to learn that they don’t have to feel this way forever! With the team at Woodlands OBGYN Associates, men can address low testosterone with hormone therapy and hormone replacement. Tests are run to determine the patient’s unique hormone levels, and then the treatment option is set up to ensure patients have higher levels of testosterone and that their testosterone is properly balanced for their bodies. In doing so, many of the symptoms of low testosterone are either reduced dramatically or eliminated completely!

What are the potential side effects of testosterone treatments?

We take great pride in monitoring our patients’ overall health and well-being throughout the process of treating low testosterone. There are some potential side effects which may occur and require adjustments to treatment. This may include worsening of prostate problems, changes in red blood cell levels, permanent hair growth on the face or body, and psychological changes. We encourage men to visit our practice regularly to monitor for these and other issues that can occur due to hormonal changes.

Are you ready to get life and vigor back to your sexual health?

Contact Woodlands OB/GYN to learn more about men’s hormone therapy services available with our team, including Drs. Kellyn Rielly, Holly Westmoreland, Raj Syal, and Jenna Everson. We are conveniently located in the Woodlands, Texas at 17183 I-45, Suite #160 and can be reached by phone to schedule a consultation at (281) 364-9898.

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