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  • A Recipe for Success: Patient Case Study

    Recently, a patient shared his early success story after starting testosterone replacement therapy at our practice.J.V. is a 48 y/o who presented with a five year history of lethargy, low libido and poor results from exercise. Testosterone levels were 300 and 308 ng/dL but he was told by other physicians that he was not a candidate for hormone replacement therapy.   Read More...

  • Some Hard Truths About Non-Synthetic Low T Treatments

    Ask some physicians even once for information about low-testosterone treatment, and they might mention something called “HCG support.” Sounds innocuous — but it’s a concept that can have pernicious effects on men who aren’t familiar with it.  Read More...

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    Stories From the Trenches: Never, Ever Entrust Your Low T Treatment to a Quack

    As a urologist who specializes in men’s health, I’ve encountered a string of patients lately who are getting treatment for testosterone deficiency from those I consider non-experts — family-practice doctors, OB-GYNs and the always suspicious “anti-aging” specialists. I’m always hesitant to criticize people in my line of work, but in all of these recent cases, the docs in question were employed at regional “hormone replacement clinics" — not exactly a hotbed of medical rigor. These test...  Read More...

  • Testosterone Replacement Therapy: Which Type Is Best?

    low testosterone doctors mclean, vaI’ve been treating testosterone-deficiency syndrome as a urologist for more than a decade. I’ve used every form of therapy available in the United States: Clomid, human chorionic gonadotropin, various gels, several types of testosterone patches, implantable testosterone pellets and injections. I’ve found that all these options are effective for some men if used correctly — but short-acting injections have become my go-to treatment over the past several years.  Read More...

  • Testosterone Replacement Therapy: Will TRT Affect my Fertility?

    Many of our patients have seen articles like this one in the Urology Times and wonder about how testosterone replacement therapy might affect their fertility; or even if they can address their Low T while trying to conceive.  Read More...

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