Some of the side effects may include:
- Increased body hair
- Increased acne or oily skin,
- Fluid retention
These side effects can be improved with dose reduction.
Testosterone pellets provide a much steadier dose of testosterone and do not require daily or weekly injections.
Prior to menopause, women produce 2/3 the amount of testosterone as a male and convert much of this testosterone to estrogen. Testosterone improves insomnia, lethargy, hot flashes, headaches, irritability, depression, aches, and pains and improves libido
Pellets cannot be removed.
Prior to pellet insertion, we do laboratory testing to determine the exact pellet dose for you.
If there is a history of prostate cancer or prostate swelling, severe cardiovascular disease (history of heart attack or stroke) or untreated sleep apnea, testosterone therapy may not be a good choice for you. For estrogen therapy, if the female has had breast cancer, endometrial cancer or vaginal bleeding with unknown cause hormone therapy should not be used in those individuals.