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Men’s Health: 8 Benefits of Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT)

Testosterone is the main male sex hormone and is significant in many areas of the body that you may not realize. When testosterone levels are too low, you may experience frustrating symptoms such as fatigue, weight gain, decline in mental health, decreased sex drive, erectile function, and more.

Keep reading to learn more about the benefits of testosterone replacement therapy:

TRT at Elite Personalized Medicine

That’s where testosterone replacement therapy comes in. With the help of TRT, you can get your hormone levels back in balance, and we can help! Our functional medicine center uses bio-identical hormones rather than synthetic ones for a natural, safe, and effective treatment for low testosterone. We also have the ability to create custom compounded formulations of TRT to ensure you’re getting the exact dosage and form of treatment that will work best for your body.

1. Increased Lean Muscle Mass

With physical exercise also comes the building of lean muscle mass, and TRT helps to boost muscle growth. You may also have more stamina and better athletic performance while taking testosterone, but these benefits are likely to level off after a while.

2. Weight Loss/Control

testosterone replacement therapyAnother common symptom of low T is weight gain, particularly around the midsection. Lastly, testosterone therapy works with your metabolism to help you burn more fat, making weight loss and muscle gain more attainable.

3. Improved Libido

One of the main benefits of TRT as a form of hormone therapy is that it improves sexual function and libido. One of the most common symptoms of low testosterone is decreased sex drive, especially since testosterone levels naturally decrease with age. Testosterone replacement therapy can help increase libido as well as performance.

4. Improved Sexual Performance

In addition to improved libido, TRT can also result in stronger and longer-lasting erections for heightened sexual performance. Testosterone is the much-needed fuel behind erectile function, making balanced hormone levels essential for a fulfilling sex life.

5. More Energy

man walking with wife and smilingYou may also notice that you have more energy after taking testosterone therapy for a few weeks. This will also help motivate you to get up and get moving, so that’s another benefit for strengthening your body through physical exercise.

6. Mental Clarity

Another benefit of testosterone replacement therapy is better mental focus and clarity. Testosterone actually plays a vital role in cognitive function, and improved hormone levels can significantly improve critical thinking, memory, and focus.

7. Mood Balance

In addition to mental clarity, TRT is also known to boost your mood and fight off mental health struggles such as depression and anxiety. Within just a few weeks of treatment, you can begin to notice mood irregularities and poor mental health start to dissipate, with self-confidence and strength taking their place.

8. Increased Red Blood Cell Production

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One of the benefits of hormone replacement therapy that you might not know about is the heart health aspect. When experiencing low testosterone, your blood pressure may be higher, and you may become anemic since the body is struggling to make the red blood cells responsible for carrying oxygen to the body’s cells. TRT can increase red blood cell production, which ensures your heart is pumping enough blood to the rest of your body.

If testosterone replacement therapy sounds like something you could benefit from, discover how Elite Personalized Medicine can guide you on a journey toward better health. Learn more about our hormone replacement therapy services and request a consultation!

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