Do you need to test your “test”osterone?
Low “test” is part of the normal aging process. After the age of 30 the majority of men, and some even younger, begin to experience a gradual decline. If you have signs of:
Fatigue, Depression, Decreased Sex Drive , Excess Body Fat, Decrease in Bone&/or Muscle Mass, Decrease in Body Hair, Excess Body Fat, Reduces strength & endurance, or sleep problems …
you may be a candidate for TRT: Testosterone Replacement Therapy!
Testosterone is an important male hormone that is responsible for the proper development of male sexual characteristics. Testosterone is also important for maintaining muscle bulk, adequate levels of red blood cells, bone growth, a sense of well-being, and sexual function. Common signs of low testosterone are: fatigue, depression, decreased sex drive, excess body fat, decrease in body hair, and decrease in bone mass. If you exhibit any of these signs you may be a candidate for replacement therapy.
Testosterone is only legal through doctor’s orders. Here at The Shot Clinic, LLC we are backed by a highly trained and experienced physician, abide by strict orders and protocols, and are staffed by trained licensed experienced medical personnel.
We offer Free Testosterone and PSA screening. (PSA (prostate specific antigen) is a pre-indicator for prostate cancer performed for your personal reference. A total testosterone level is done to determine if you are a candidate for TRT. If the lab verifies your levels are below the normal range you just come by at your convenience for your first visit.
How often will I need to get a shot?
Our TRT is given in accordance to the CDC regulations starting with no more than 100mg weekly or 200 mg every other week. The half life of testosterone is typically 8-10 days and therefore most men prefer weekly injections.
What type of testosterone is used?
We use Depo-Testosterone Cypionate & Propionate blend of the highest quality from American manufacturers.
Who should not get the shots?
Anyone with a known hypersensitivity to the drug or anyone with known or suspected cancer of the breast or prostate gland or known serious cardiac (heart), hepatic (kidney/liver), or renal (urinary) disorders or diseases. Also, long term us of testosterone will suppress the amount of sperm produced; therefore, if you desire to impregnate your partner in the near future you should consider postponing the use of testosterone. However, we offer an alternative therapy. Studies have shown the use of HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) can increase natural testosterone production.
Will I have to do any lab tests?
Yes, periodic lab testing is preformed including: PSA (prostate specific antigen), CMP (complete metabolic panel), CBC (complete blood count which includes hematocrit) , Lipid profile (to ensure your health against contraindications; TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) and Estrodiol to rule out hormonal imbalances. Consistent total testosterone, and testosterone free levels are also done.
Can I file the cost to my insurance?
Yes, you can if your insurance plan approves. However, a convenient single weekly/bi-weekly fee due at time of service is your only expense. No additional fees for laboratory work or prescriptions are required.
What can I expect my first visit?
No appointment is necessary. Just walk in and one of our trained professional will do over information about TRT, have you fill out a Medical History form, and consult with you about the best treatment option for you. We will also conduct a baseline blood draw that we can used to compare with you future lab work to ensure that you are at your healthiest.
In addition, Anastrozole and HGH are offered as part of treatment if indicated and desired.