We focus on how to boost testosterone and rebalance your entire system naturally.
A Natural Boost
Testosterone is an important hormone responsible not only for the production of sperm, but also for muscle building, bone mass, and helping the body develop during puberty. Although testosterone levels naturally begin to decrease after age thirty, there are a number of other factors that can contribute to low levels of this important hormone. This issue can become especially troublesome if you are trying to conceive. We will work with you to develop a treatment plan that helps address low testosterone levels naturally.
Frequently Asked Questions
What Is Testosterone?
Testosterone is a male sex hormone made in the testes. This hormone fosters the production of red blood cells, boosts mood, keeps bones strong, and aids thinking ability. During puberty, it also helps in the development of body and facial hair, deepens the voice, and aids muscle development. Testosterone is also naturally present in women, produced in the ovaries and adrenal glands.
What Does Testosterone Do?
In males, testosterone is a sex hormone that helps in the development of the penis and testes, deepens voice during puberty, produces sperm, contributes to sex drive, helps define muscles, and contributes to bone growth and strength.
Do Women Have Testosterone?
Yes, women naturally produce testosterone in their ovaries and adrenal glands. It affects ovary function and bone strength.
What Causes Low Testosterone?
Low testosterone levels can be caused by genetic conditions, cancer treatments, trauma to or loss of testes, aging, and a number of lifestyle factors. Excessive exercise, high alcohol consumption, high stress levels, smoking, obesity, and exposure of testes to high temperatures are all possible lifestyle factors of low testosterone.
What Is Considered Low Testosterone?
Men are considered to have low testosterone if testing shows less than 300 nanograms per deciliter of blood. A doctor may have to perform several blood tests to diagnose low testosterone as levels naturally fluctuate throughout the day.
How Do I Know If I Have Low Testosterone?
Your doctor will have to perform a blood test for a formal diagnosis, but some symptoms of low testosterone can include low sex drive, erectile dysfunction, fatigue, depression, and reduced lean muscle mass.
What Are the Symptoms of Low Testosterone?
Symptoms of low testosterone can include low sex drive, erectile dysfunction, fatigue, depression, and reduced lean muscle mass. It is also possible to have low testosterone and not show symptoms.
Is Testosterone a Steroid?
No, testosterone is not a steroid. Anabolic steroids are taken to increase the production of testosterone to increase muscle mass and strength.
Does Testosterone Make You Taller?
Testosterone production during puberty does play a role in bone growth and development, however, growth stops once puberty is over.
Does Masturbating Reduce Testosterone?
No, masturbating is not shown to decrease testosterone levels.
Does Masturbation Increase Testosterone?
No, masturbation is not shown to have much of an effect on testosterone levels.
Can Low Testosterone Cause ED?
Low testosterone may cause erectile dysfunction. Low testosterone levels can also impact other aspects of sex life, such as decreased sex drive, fatigue, depression, and loss of lean muscle mass, leading to a negative self-image.
Can Too Much Testosterone Cause ED?
High testosterone levels have been linked to erectile dysfunction, however, having high testosterone levels is an uncommon condition.
Can Low Testosterone Cause Depression?
Yes, low testosterone levels have been linked to depression.
Does Soy Lower Testosterone?
There is not currently a scientific link between soy consumption and testosterone levels.
Does Weed Lower Testosterone?
The effects of cannabis, cannabinoid oil, and THC on testosterone levels are inconclusive at this time.
Should I Take Testosterone?
Increasing testosterone levels through testosterone replacement therapy is an option, however, this therapy can have negative effects on fertility. Replacement therapy hinders the body’s ability to naturally produce testosterone, therefore making conception more difficult.
Does Low Testosterone Affect Fertility?
Low testosterone can have a negative effect on fertility. Low testosterone levels can contribute to low sex drive, erectile dysfunction, fatigue, and depression, all of which can have an impact on sexual relations and the ability to conceive.
Can I Get Pregnant If My Husband Has Low Testosterone?
Yes, you can still get pregnant if your husband has low testosterone. If he is experiencing one or more symptoms of low testosterone (low sex drive, fatigue, or erectile dysfunction) there might be less desire or opportunity to conceive.
How to Get Pregnant with High Testosterone Levels
High testosterone levels are not as common as low testosterone levels, so it is important to get one or more blood tests to confirm this diagnosis. If you have high testosterone levels, we can work with you to help bring balance to your hormones through acupuncture treatments and Chinese herbal formulas.
Can Acupuncture Help Raise Testosterone Levels?
Are There Any Herbal Remedies for Low Testosterone?
Chinese herbal formulas are tailored to the individual. After we take a medical history and discuss your lifestyle and goals, we’ll design a treatment plan to address your condition.
How to Raise Testosterone Naturally with Herbs
Chinese herbs and formulas are a completely customized medicine that is developed for each individual patient. The formulas are most typically used to promote the movement of qi and blood and balance the yin and yang, providing the body with necessary nutrients and rebalancing hormonal levels. We may recommend herbs after your intake during your first visit with us.
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