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What does Low Testosterone mean?

Low testosterone, also known as hypogonadism, is a conditions which becomes increasingly common with age. In men, testosterone is primarily produced in the testicles. The testosterone production is stimulated by a certain hormone that is made in the pituitary gland.

Testosterone is a hormone which is responsible for several characteristics in men. The hormone levels increase during puberty and initiate the sperm production, deepens the voice and causes increased growth in body hair. With age, commonly around the age of 50, the testosterone levels start to slowly decline.

Low testosterone in men may cause symptoms such as low libido or sex drive, erectile dysfunction, depression and fatigue. The condition may be caused by diseases affecting your testicles, pituitary gland or hypothalamus, but also by a high alcohol intake or malnutrition.

How is Low Testosterone diagnosed?

Low testosterone is diagnosed with blood tests. Ideally the blood tests should be taken in the morning. In addition, your doctor will examine gender typical characteristics such as body tone, muscle mass, genitals and hair growth.

To confirm hypogonadism levels and prescribe treatment, for example Testogel Testosterone Gel, several symptoms and characteristics must to indicate that testosterone deficiency is present. It is important that you have received a diagnosis before requesting any medication to treat low testosterone levels.

What are the treatment options for Low Testosterone?

There are several methods available for the treatment of low testosterone, including testosterone gel, testosterone injections, testosterone tablets and injections. Please consult your GP to find a suitable treatment for you.

Testogel for the treatment of low testosterone

Testogel is a gel treatment containing testosterone. The gel starts to increase testosterone levels within the hour of application. The gel is applied directly to the skin of your shoulders, arms or stomach.

Testogel is a prescription medicine, and may be requested online if you have been diagnosed with low testosterone by your doctor.

Can Low Testosterone be treated without medicines?

No, to treat low testosterone the missing hormones need to be replaced in order to relieve the symptoms. Your doctor will recommend a suitable treatment option based on your symptoms and whether you have any underlying health conditions.

Is treatment for Low Testosterone safe to order online?

Yes, it may be safe to buy testosterone gel online, however, it depends highly on the source or website. To avoid fraudulent or scammy websites, you must do your own research before ordering any medicines online.

Please note, testosterone treatment must only be used if you have been diagnosed with low testosterone levels. Using Testogel without first receiving a diagnosis may cause harmful side effects.

There are a few things you can do to verify that a website is operating legally:

What will the doctor need to know?

It is crucial that you let our doctors know about any other medicines you may take, any other health conditions you may have as well as any allergies.

In addition, it is important that you provide as much information as possible when requesting your prescription. Most medical questionnaires on the Doctor-4-U website allow you to answer the doctor’s questions while also submitting additional information. Simply include the information in any of the text boxes within the questionnaire.

Additional information and resources about Low Testosterone:

NHS Choices: The ‘male menopause’

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