Men's Health Panel & Consultation

Resolve Medical Weight Loss works with our male patients to help identify and treat medical conditions that affect their health. We offer a Men's Health Panel & Consultation for only $59, which includes screening for hypertension and laboratory testing for low testosterone, elevated cholesterol, diabetes (A1C), thyroid, kidney and liver function. Our warm and professional staff will ensure your comfort and privacy during your visit, and we offer flexible appointment times to to accomodate your busy schedule.

Symptoms of Low Testosterone
What is Testosterone?
  • Decreased Energy

    • ​In addition to feeling severe fatigue, men with low testosterone often lose their drive and initiative. Despite getting plenty of sleep, men suffering from low testosterone often find it harder to get motivated to conquer daily activities.

  • Changes in Sleep Patterns

    • ​In some cases, low testosterone can cause insomnia or other sleep disturbances. Testosterone replacement therapy may help regulate negative sleep patterns, facilitating a more restful night’s sleep.

  • Emotional Changes (Such as a decrease in Motivation or Self-Confidence; some men may experience depression or sadness)

    • ​Studies show that normal testosterone assists with mood stabilization, which can create a positive balance between professional and personal life.

  • Reduced Muscle Mass and Strength

    • ​There is a comparative relationship between declining levels of testosterone and reduced muscle mass in men. Testosterone is vital to producing strong and healthy muscles. The hormone binds to receptors in the muscle cells, telling muscles to contract and grow. When the body does not have enough testosterone, it suffers from muscle loss because there is not enough of the hormone to bind to muscle cells.

  • Increased Fat​

    • ​Low testosterone often results not only in reduced muscle mass, but also in increased body fat.

  • Trouble Concentrating​

    • ​Testosterone replacement can help restore focus, creating a more productive you. Many men with low testosterone feel too tired to accomplish daily activities and often get off track easily.

  • Decreased Libido​

    • ​Low testosterone plays a vital role in a man’s libido. As men age, most experience a decline in sex drive to varying degrees. Testosterone fuels a man’s sex drive.

  • Irritability​

    • ​Low testosterone can cause men to become irritable. Sometimes the problem is more apparent to friends, family members and colleagues, than to the person suffering from low testosterone.

  • Decreased Bone Density​

    • ​Men with low testosterone can experience bone loss, or osteoporosis, because testosterone aids in the production and strengthening of bone. Men with low testosterone, especially older men who have had untreated low testosterone for years, are more susceptible to bone fractures.

  • Swollen and/or Tender Breast

    • ​The enlarged male breasts associated with gynecomastia are caused by a hormonal imbalance — specifically, the balance between testosterone and male estrogen.

  • Increased Hair Loss​

    • ​Testosterone plays an important role in many body functions, including hair production. Hair loss in men and hormones are closely related. The relationship between testosterone and hair loss is due to dihydrotestosterone (DHT), a derivative of testosterone. DHT can cause hair follicles to regress and die, resulting in premature balding.

  • Memory Loss​

    • ​Has memory loss started affecting your life on a daily basis? Studies indicate that low testosterone may be to blame.

Testosterone is a hormone made by the body and is responsible for the normal growth and development of the male sex organs and for maintenance of other sexual characteristics. In men, testosterone is produced in the testes, the reproductive glands that also produce sperm. The amount of testosterone produced by the testes is regulated by the hypothalamus and the pituitary gland.

SOME EFFECTS OF TESTOSTERONE MAY INCLUDE:

  • Growth and maturation of prostate, and other male sex organs

  • Development of male hair distribution such as facial hair

  • Changes in body muscle mass and strength and fat distribution

  • Sex drive and sexual function

  • Mood and energy level

  • Bone strength

 

WHAT ARE “NORMAL LEVELS” OF TESTOSTERONE?

In healthy men, testosterone levels between 350 ng/dL and 1,000 ng/dL are referred to as normal. Normal physiology allows the brain and the testes to work together to keep testosterone in this range. The brain produces “signal” hormones that are responsible for stimulating testosterone production. These “signals” are periodically released, which in turn stimulates testosterone production. When levels of testosterone are in an acceptable range, the production of the “signal” hormones is slowed, which in turn allows the testosterone levels to decrease.

CAUSES

The loss of testosterone, as a man ages, is a regular finding in medicine. Many men experience an average loss of 1% of their testosterone per year, simply from factors associated with the production. This percentage does not take into account other factors that may affect the production of this hormone.

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1212 N. Peachtree Parkway

Kedron Village (near Target)

2nd Level-above Massage Envy

Peachtree City, GA 30269

770-487-3200 (phone)

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Tuesday 9am-5pm

Wednesday 9am-5pm

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