Does it Take a Long Time to See Results From Testosterone Therapy?
There are many life changing benefits of testosterone replacement therapy. How soon it will take you to see results from testosterone replacement therapy depends on many factors, such as:
Your testosterone level at the time you started testosterone replacement therapy
Your particular type of prescription for testosterone replacement therapy
The skill and experience of your provider of testosterone replacement therapy
Testosterone replacement therapy can be prescribed in a number of different ways. Generally speaking, most providers of testosterone replacement therapy agree that you will see the soonest results from testosterone replacement therapy, if you use testosterone injections.
When Can I Expect to See Results From Testosterone Replacement Therapy?
If you are diagnosed with low testosterone, and you begin a regimen of testosterone replacement therapy, you absolutely will see results. However, there are a few things you need to understand about the results of testosterone therapy.
Number one, testosterone therapy is most successful when it is prescribed for your particular individual needs, lifestyle and metabolism. As such, that means that no two testosterone therapy patients will have an identical experience. Your results will be tailored to meet your unique goals and lifestyle. However, for anyone suffering from the negative impacts of low testosterone, T-therapy can be life changing.
The other thing you need to understand about testosterone replacement therapy is that while you will see results, you will not suddenly look like a superhero after your first low testosterone treatment. The whole reason why testosterone replacement therapy is given as a course of treatments over a few months, is that its effects are designed to be cumulative, and take time to be achieved.
How Soon Will I See Results From Testosterone Replacement Therapy?
You will not see overnight results from your testosterone replacement therapy. Your prescription for testosterone replacement therapy will be designed for your body to react to the increases in testosterone slowly over time. The life-changing benefits of testosterone replacement therapy will impact 4 major areas of your life:
Each of these areas will improve after you have had testosterone therapy.
Since testosterone replacement therapy is prescribed on a very individualized basis, results will vary. However, many patients say they start to see improvements in strength and energy in as little as two weeks of being on testosterone replacement. Many patients notice emotional or mood changes earlier than major physical changes. In as little as 3 to 4 weeks on testosterone replacement therapy, men report feeling more calm, less anxious, less depressed and less irritable.
Here is a month by month breakdown of the before and after benefits of testosterone replacement therapy.
Month One – After about one month to six weeks of testosterone replacement therapy you will experience significant increases in vitality and energy. You should also start to see:
Improved ability to focus and concentrate
A reduction of belly fat
Increased muscle mass
Month Two – After completing two months of testosterone replacement your ability to focus and concentrate will be greatly improved. As you enter the second month of testosterone replacement, this is when you will really start to notice a before and after look in your mirror. Belly fat will be significantly reduced and you will appear more toned. In addition, after two months of testosterone replacement therapy you should expect to see:
Continued improvements in libido or sex drive, increased number of spontaneous erections
A reduction in cholesterol levels
A reduction in systemic inflammation
Three to Four Months – As you enter your third and fourth month of testosterone replacement therapy, in addition to continued improvements in strength, vitality and sexual performance, you can expect the following additional benefits of testosterone:
Reduction of PMS symptoms (pre-menopausal women)
Reduction of menopausal symptoms (menopausal and post-menopausal women)
Improved bone health and bone density
Five to Six Months – Once you are close to completing your first course of testosterone replacement therapy, in months 5 and 6, you will start to experience all of the many positive benefits listed above, of testosterone replacement therapy, and an overall improved quality of life.
Are There Any Risks to Taking Testosterone?
Like any kind of therapy or medical treatment, testosterone replacement therapy does have some potential side effects. However, the many positive benefits you will get from testosterone replacement therapy far outweigh any potential risks.
When you take into consideration the many positive results you can expect to see from testosterone therapy, not starting because of a fear of side-effects, or because you think it will take you too long to see your results of testosterone replacement, is not a good idea. If you have been diagnosed with low testosterone, and do not begin testosterone replacement therapy, your testosterone will only continue to decline, and your symptoms to worsen.
On the other hand, if you work with your doctor to achieve the many positive and lasting benefits of testosterone therapy, and you follow your regimen and are patient with how long it takes to see the results of testosterone therapy, then you will have made the right choice!
The kind of results you can expect to see from testosterone therapy include:
Increased ability to burn fat and build muscle
Healthier skin and bones
If you need testosterone therapy, and you do not take it, all you can expect is a life filled with more weakness and depression.
Where Should I Get My Testosterone Therapy?
Any doctor can prescribe testosterone replacement therapy. But, if you want to achieve the maximum results of testosterone replacement in the shortest amount of time, your best bet is to work with a skilled and experienced testosterone doctor. If you want to get the most you can from your testosterone therapy, you want to work with a specialist who has a proven track record in administering hormone replacement therapies for men.
At our treatment centers, our doctors and staff are dedicated professionals with years of experience in treating the problems of men with low testosterone. Your testosterone replacement therapy will be tailor-made to suit your individual needs and wellness goals. At our clinics, you will always be treated as an individual, and never like just another number on a prescription pad. When we get to know you as a person, we can prescribe the best testosterone replacement therapy for you, and you will be able to count on significant before and after results.