Low Testosterone (Hypogonadism)
Testosterone is the sex hormone that helps men to maintain their muscle strength and mass, facial and body hair, and deeper voice. Testosterone is needed to make sperm. In addition, testosterone levels can affect men’s sex drive, erections, and mood. As men age, it is normal for the low testosterone levels to occur which may or may not cause symptoms such as: Low sex drive, Erectile dysfunction, Low energy, Feelings of depression, Reduction in muscle mass with increase in body fat.
Through a thorough evaluation, your Athens Area Urology urologist will help you understand the appropriateness and safety of testosterone replacement therapy for your low testosterone. Supplementation takes many forms including skin gels, shots, long acting pellets, and patches. We will help you determine which method will work best for your lifestyle.