Low Testosterone (Low T) Causes & Treatment Options | menMD

Treatment Options

Choosing the type of testosterone therapy to use is a decision that should be made based on both your and your physician’s experience and preferences. Since testosterone therapy requires a serious amount of dedication, you should feel comfortable with the therapy you choose.

  • Treatments

  • +Pros

  • oConsiderations

  • Testosterone Supplement

    • +All natural
    • +Does not require prescription
    • +Can be used in combination with other therapies
  • Testosterone Topical Gel

    • +Simple
    • +Non-invasive
    • o Requires caution to prevent skin-to-skin contact with women or children
  • Testosterone Injections

    • +Effective
    • +Can be administered at home
    • +No threat of transfer to others
    • o Requires injections every 1-2 weeks, directed by physician
  • Testosterone Pellets

    • +Effective
    • +Lasts up to six months
    • +Releases testosterone most naturally
    • +No threat of transfer to others
    • o Requires sub-cutaneous injection by healthcare professional

Treatment Options

Choosing the type of testosterone therapy to use is a decision that should be made based on both your and your physician’s experience and preferences. Since testosterone therapy requires a serious amount of dedication, you should feel comfortable with the therapy you choose.

  • Treatments

  • +Pros

    oCons

  • Testosterone Supplement

    • +All natural
    • +Does not require prescription
    • +Can be used in combination with other therapies
  • Testosterone Topical Gel

    • +Simple
    • +Non-invasive
    • o Requires caution to prevent skin-to-skin contact with women or children
  • Testosterone Injections

    • +Effective
    • +Can be administered at home
    • +No threat of transfer to others
    • o Requires injections every 1-2 weeks, directed by physician
  • Testosterone Pellets

    • +Effective
    • +Lasts up to six months
    • +Releases testosterone most naturally
    • +No threat of transfer to others
    • o Requires sub-cutaneous injection by healthcare professional