Low Testosterone

Myth vs. Fact: Testosterone’s Bad Rep

July 31, 2021  |  Low Testosterone  Men's Health  

Testosterone got a bad reputation somewhere at some point. It got bullied. Research and the FDA went back and forth about treating low testosterone levels and the risks versus benefits of testosterone. Today, we have more information and know that testosterone likely has more benefits than risks. Treatment has increased tenfold over the last two […]

Seven Ways to Naturally Boost Testosterone

July 25, 2021  |  Low Testosterone  

Low testosterone (defined as lower than 220 to 350 nanograms of testosterone per deciliter of blood serum) impacts quality life dramatically. From low libido,fatigue, loss of energy, depression, mood changes, erectile dysfunction, infertility, difficulty with weight loss, decrease in muscle mass, lack of motivation, decrease in mental clarity and sleep disturbances to the longer term […]

Testosterone Treatment Options

July 17, 2021  |  Low Testosterone  Men's Health  

Testosterone is a big deal. Low testosterone impacts quality of life dramatically. Men with low testosterone can experience low libido, fatigue, loss of energy, depression, mood changes, erectile dysfunction, infertility, difficulty with weight loss, decrease in muscle mass, lack of motivation, decrease in mental clarity and sleep disturbances, poor bone and cardiovascular health. As men […]

Why is My Urologist Prescribing Clomid for Low Testosterone?

July 9, 2021  |  Low Testosterone  The/Age  

Testosterone levels in men tend to decline slowly with age. Levels typically decrease 1-2% each year beginning at the age of 40. However, testosterone may drop quickly due to medical illnesses such as stroke, trauma, diabetes, liver disease, kidney disease, obesity, heart attacks or certain medications. Studies suggest that men over 50 years of age […]

DHEA: A Natural Alternative to Treating Low Testosterone?

June 26, 2021  |  Low Testosterone  

If you’ve been researching “natural” treatment options for low testosterone, you may have seen many advertisements for DHEA supplements. Low testosterone impacts quality of life dramatically. Men with low testosterone can experience low libido, fatigue, loss of energy, depression, mood changes, erectile dysfunction, infertility, difficulty with weight loss, decrease in muscle mass, lack of motivation, […]

Georgetown Urology Clinic Keeps North Austin Healthy

May 25, 2021  |  Austin Urology  Bladder  Diet & Nutrition  Erectile Dysfunction  Low Testosterone  Men's Health  Nutrition  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  

Austin Urology Institute wants to keep you healthy! Often, treatments for typical urologic conditions can be more effective when supplemented with improved nutrition. Austin Urology Institute is unique in that we take an individualized approach to the urologic conditions of each patient and look at the whole picture, including nutrition! How do we do this? […]

Women’s Health and Urology

May 1, 2021  |  Bladder  Incontinence  Kidney Cancer  Low Testosterone  UTIs  Women's Health  

May is Women’s Health Month! So just how does women’s health and urology fit together? There are many different urologic conditions that can impact a woman’s health, as well as various other health conditions that affect women that can have an impact on their urologic health. Oftentimes, when a women’s gynecologist or primary care doctor […]

Why would an Austin urologist offer wellness and nutritional services? (An interview with the Director of Nutrition)

April 14, 2021  |  Austin Urology  Bladder  Diet & Nutrition  Erectile Dysfunction  Incontinence  Kidney Cancer  Kidney Health  Kidney Stones  Low Testosterone  Make/Well  Men's Health  Nutrition  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  UTIs  Women's Health  

Dr. Shaw and his team at Austin Urology Institute take an integrative approach to urology by combining different aspects of care, including medication, hormone therapy, innovative new tools, nutritional guidance, and lifestyle factors. Expanding from our core Austin urology services makes treating those urological conditions more effective. Here is a Q&A with the Director of […]

Does being Overweight Decrease Testosterone? 

April 12, 2021  |  Austin Urology  Diet & Nutrition  Erectile Dysfunction  Low Testosterone  Men's Health  Nutrition  Sexual Health (ED, Hormones, & Fertility)  

Let’s talk testosterone… When it comes to Men’s Wellness, testosterone is a key player. It is responsible for regulating men’s muscle mass and strength, bone mass, fat distribution, production of red blood cells, sex drive (libido), and sperm production. Your highest increase in testosterone occurs between puberty and early adulthood, remains stable for a while, […]

The Top Five Misconceptions About Erectile Dysfunction

March 26, 2021  |  Erectile Dysfunction  Low Testosterone  Men's Health  

#1: The only treatment option is the “little blue pill” Viagra (the little blue pill) has proven itself to be be a great treatment option for Erectile Dysfunction (ED). However, not only are there many other medications available that treat ED in different ways, there are also new and emerging treatments that are proving to […]

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