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Case Study: Age Distribution of Heart Attack Patients on Testosterone
The safety of testosterone therapy with myocardial infarction (heart attack) patients has been a concern in the medical community. Some experts worry that testosterone therapy could be a catalyst for a heart attack at an earlier age. However, the research indicates that testosterone therapy does not have a negative effect. In fact, after analyzing more […]
Case Study: Is a Second Morning Sample of Total Testosterone Level Necessary for Diagnosis?
Because of fluctuations of serum testosterone levels, some professional associations (and thus insurance companies) have dictated a second morning sample is necessary to verify a low testosterone diagnosis. Low T Center believes that if the first sample is below a particular threshold, a second sample is not warranted. After analyzing samples from 249 patients in […]
Case Study: Dilemma of Borderline Low Total Testosterone Patients
The treatment of hypogonadism is based on guidelines that define a lower limit of serum testosterone. However, because physicians and insurance companies have varying definitions of those levels, treatment coverage can be impacted. Low T Center studied patients to determine hormone levels and proposed another classification that can open the door for more patients to […]
Case Study: Subtle Blood Loss Can Be Associated With a Lack of Response to Testosterone Replacement Therapy
Practitioners of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) are becoming more aware of the need to monitor patients to determine if they are experiencing any health issues that could affect the effectiveness of treatment. Low T Center advocates for patient intake, questioning, and blood work to learn about symptoms and medications that could influence patient health during testosterone […]