There are several components to testing testosterone levels. Typically, it begins by self-reporting from the patient that they are experiencing symptoms associated with declining testosterone. The physician will complete a medical history form, physical exam, questionnaire, and blood test of the patient to assess their physical and mental symptoms and determine hormone levels. A blood test will check for both inactive and active testosterone levels.
Once an imbalance is identified, the physician can begin formulating a treatment plan. This may involve testosterone replacement therapy that can be customized to meet a patient’s specific needs through compounded medications. The doctor can prescribe the proper dosage based on the patient’s current level and the optimal range for their age and health
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