How Do I know If I have Low Testosterone?

The only way to know for sure is by having a hormone panel, a blood test. It’s possible to have all the symptoms of low Testosterone but find it is actually a case of high prolactin or estrogen. Ongoing bloodwork is the only way to fine tune your dosage and make sure hormone and vitamin levels are in sync.


What are symptoms of low Testosterone?

Men, along with some women, with low testosterone commonly feel tired or fatigued during the day while experiencing poor sleep quality at night. A person’s short term memory may also suffer from low T. One of the most common causes of Erectile Dysfunction is a lack of adequate hormone levels. Men capable of an erection may find low libido is their leading symptom.

Once horomone levels are optimized, patients should expect improvement in energy and concentration, higher quality erections, and an increased sex drive. Patients often report an improvement in mental acuity.


Testosterone pellets are often sought for their consistency and ease of use. Patients get a steady release of hormones without having to do anything. Injections are often prescribed weekly causing a spike in levels. More frequent injections means more time and needles.
Testosterone is a hormone made by the body that is responsible for the normal growth and development of the male sex organs and for maintenance of other sexual characteristics.
Yes, adequate testosterone is required to have and maintain an erection. Lower than normal testosterone can mean lower quality erections.

Once your hormone levels are dialed in, those that are lacking can expect more energy and more motivation. 

Yes, balanced estrogen plays a pivotal role in sexual function and mental health. Some clinics will prescribe medication to suppress estrogen which can lead to patients feeling worse than before they began hormone therapy.

Using your new found energy at the gym will increase your chances of sustained success. Patients with high body fat will often convert more testosterone to estrogen. This means as patients get healthier their levels become more optimized and the improvement from TRT is magnified.