Symptoms of Low Testosterone As you age, there are some things that are inevitable such as graying hair and fine lines on your face. However, there are some things that are considered a sign of aging when they are actually symptoms of low testosterone. Here at New Vitality MD, located in Kildeer and serving Deer Park, we are trained to recognize the signs of lower than normal testosterone levels. Contact us today to schedule your consultation and get your hormone levels tested. What is testosterone? Testosterone is a sex hormone that encourages the development of sexual qualities in males, Produced in the testes, it is one of the strongest male hormones. Testosterone is responsible for muscle tone, bone mass, and other characteristics such as deep voices and facial hair growth in men. Having normal or higher levels of testosterone can lower your risk of heart disease and heart disease. It can also increase sexual function, lean muscles, and foster the improvement of cognition and memory. Low testosterone levels are not an inevitable symptom of aging. Instead, it is a reversible ailment that can easily be treated by simply increasing the levels of the deficient hormone. What are symptoms of low testosterone? Decreased sex drive and sperm production Loss of strength and muscle mass Decreased metabolism Erectile dysfunction Hair loss Hot Flashes Increased body fat Fatigue Weak bones Insomnia or sleep apnea Irritability, depression, and mood changes Most of these symptoms are commonly seen as signs of aging when they are really signs of a hormone deficiency. By seeking hormone treatment, you can relieve some or all of these symptoms. When properly diagnosed, low testosterone does not have to be an inevitable part of aging. There are hormone treatments that can increase your quality of life and ease the feeling of rapid aging How can I treat low testosterone? Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy is one of the most effective ways to treat any hormone deficiency, including low testosterone. There are multiple treatment options for this therapy. Here at New Vitality MD, we specialize in injections and pellet therapy as our main treatments for low testosterone levels. During your consultation, we will discuss which option is best suited to your lifestyle and needs. If you think you are experiencing low testosterone levels, there is a treatment for you. Located in Kildeer/Deer Park, New Vitality MD can help you determine if you have a hormone deficiency and the best way to treat it. Contact us today to schedule your consultation!