Dr. Dawn Ericsson, Chief Medical Officer

Dr. E’s Health Update: A More Direct Path in Testosterone Therapy

Low T (low testosterone) can be treated by implanting small pellets for gradual release of testosterone.

Hi friends, 

Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) can deliver a wide range of health benefits to men whose testosterone levels are lower than they should be. Because testosterone has a direct impact on a number of essential physiological functions, maintaining appropriate levels is important, especially as age causes levels to drop.

In recent years, pellets have become a popular method of delivering testosterone to individuals with low testosterone levels. Testosterone pellets are small, custom-compounded cylinders or tablets containing crystalline testosterone. These pellets are typically implanted under the skin, where they gradually release testosterone over a period of several months. Some potential benefits of testosterone replacement using pellets may include:

Consistent Testosterone Levels:
Testosterone pellets provide a consistent and steady release of testosterone, maintaining stable hormone levels over an extended period compared to other forms of TRT, such as injections or topical treatments.
Once the pellets are implanted, they do not require frequent dosing or daily application, providing convenience for individuals who prefer a low-maintenance TRT option.
Improved Symptom Management:
Testosterone replacement therapy using pellets may help improve symptoms associated with low testosterone levels, such as fatigue, decreased libido, mood changes, and reduced muscle mass.
Enhanced Muscle Mass and Bone Density:
Adequate levels of testosterone can support muscle growth and strength, contributing to improved muscle mass, physical performance, and bone density.
Better Cognitive Function:
Some studies suggest that maintaining optimal testosterone levels through TRT may have a positive impact on cognitive function, including memory, focus, and overall cognitive performance.
Mood and Well-being:
Testosterone replacement therapy may help improve mood, energy levels, and overall sense of well-being in individuals with low testosterone, potentially alleviating symptoms of depression and fatigue.

While testosterone pellets may offer certain benefits, it’s essential to consider potential risks and side effects associated with TRT, such as acne, fluid retention, increased red blood cell count, and potential long-term effects on prostate health. Additionally, individual responses to TRT can vary, and the decision to undergo this therapy should be based on a comprehensive evaluation by a healthcare provider at AgeRejuvenation. We take into account the individual’s overall health, medical history, and specific needs, as well as conducting regular monitoring and follow-up appointments essential to ensure the safe and effective use of testosterone replacement therapy.

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