F.A.Q

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You may be blessed with great genes. You may eat properly and exercise regularly. But eventually the aging process will begin to take its toll. Aging is an intrinsic process that actually begins after you reach your sexual maturity. After that, nature is not as concerned about protecting your body and ultimately your mind. There are several things that happen to advance your aging process. At IncreaseMyT, you can take steps to counteract this process by slowing, stopping and even reversing many of the negative effects of aging and truly roll back time, live longer, and look great!

WILL MY INSURANCE COVER IMT’S SERVICES?

THATS RIGHT! WE ARE HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE YOU CAN NOW SUBMIT A CLAIM TO YOUR INSURANCE FOR OUR TRT PROGRAMS.

Its really simple, just become a client, do a virtual health consultation with the doctor, receive your program and wallah!! We will sign your reimbursement form AND give you the codes you need to submit for reimbursement, its that simple!

Want your lab work covered? NO PROBLEM. Once you have done your draw simply log back into the same system you accepted your lab draw from and YOU CAN PRINT YOUR OWN RECEIPT FOR REIMBURSEMENT!

PLEASE KEEP IN MIND IMT CANNOT GUARANTEE YOUR INSURANCE WILL COVER YOUR TRT, THAT WILL BE BASED ON YOUR INSURANCE COMPANY. WE CAN ASSURE YOU HOWEVER WE WILL PROVIDE YOU WITH ALL THE NECESSARY INFO TO SUBMIT YOUR CLAIM.

On TRT with another doc who is clueless but since it's covered under your insurance you stick with him? NOW THERE ARE NO EXCUSES!

So pick up the phone and call us or schedule an appointment with us today at the bottom of ANY page on our website and get on the most advanced TRT program IN THE WORLD!

Happy TRT-ing.......Live Well!

HOW MUCH IS THIS GONNA COST ME?

IMT has testosterone replacement therapy programs that include testosterone cypionate, hcg and anastrozole from $550-$950 and ranging from 10-20 weeks.  IMT will customize your program to make sure we not only satisfy your symptoms and goals, but also your wallet.

 

We also specialize in the following arenas:

Micro Nutrient Testing and Optimization
Genetic Testing and Comprehensive Analysis
Thyroid Testing, Comprehensive Analysis and Optimization
Adrenal Insufficiency Testing, Comprehensive Analysis and Optimization
Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency Testing, Comprehensive Analysis and Optimization

With our common sense approach to concierge men's health you can rest assured we've got you covered. So schedule your Appointment at the bottom of this page today and start living and feeling better!

ARE THERE ANY NEGATIVE SIDE EFFECTS OF TESTOSTERONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY?

Almost all side effects of testosterone replacement therapy come from two things:

1) Too much estrogen conversion

2) Testosterone dosage is too high

This may result in increased hematocrit and hemoglobin, acne, water retention and increased blood pressure.  This is why it is imperative that you monitor your levels while on your TRT program and titrate dosages accordingly.

Dr Morgantaler from the University of Harvard had a great interview on this titled:

 A Harvard expert shares his thoughts on testosterone-replacement therapy

 

DOES DIET AND EXERCISE PLAY A ROLE IN MY TRT PROGRAM?

Absolutely!  Bringing your testosterone levels into a healthy range will reduce android fat but exercising while your testosterone levels are in optimal range will garner the best results.  We highly recommend that you consider getting your BMR diagnosed so that you can game plan how many calories you should be consuming in a day.  We highly recommend 3J's Nutrition Network if you would like help getting your diet dialed in.

WILL TRT HELP ME LOSE WEIGHT?

Testosterone Replacement Therapy will not always make you lose weight depending on your current BMI.  It will however begin to shift your muscle to fat ratio in a positive direction hence improving your BMI.  Once your testosterone to estrogen ratio is favorable males tend to accumulate tissue in the shoulders.  This is because the majority of the androgen receptors in males are in the shoulders.  So when your gathering data to see if your TRT regimen is garnering positive results you want to measure waist circumference rather than your actual weight.  Long term studies show that waist circumference is directly related to health, or negatively related to disease and mortality.

Waist Circumference and Cardiometabolic Risk

AM I A CANDIDATE?

If you have sought out and found our website there is a good chance your having a lot of the symptoms associated with a testosterone deficiency.  This can mean a low total testosterone, low free roaming testosterone or even an estradiol imbalance.  We typically treat men 30 and above but if your testosterone levels are extremely low our physicians may make an exception.

Through our years of experience we have found that if you have the classic symptoms such as: Trouble sleeping at night, lack of motivation, decreased sex drive and trouble maintaining a healthy BMI then most likely one of the above deficiencies will show up n your lab results.  IMT has a national contract with LabCorp so if your ready to get tested simply shoot an email to info@increasemyt.com and request the new patient forms digital packet and submit them with a $359 payment for our full male hormone panel and we will schedule your lab work same day at a blood draw location near you.

If you already have lab work simply email info@increasemyt.com and request the new patient forms digital packet and put all ones in the credit card field so you can digitally sign the entire packet. Return it with your lab work and drivers license for a free no obligation pre approval screening by one of our network physicians.

 

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?

Once your lab work diagnostics have been reviewed by our medical team and your prescribing physician IMT will contact you to go over all of your options.  If you decide to move forward at this point IMT will create a patient note for you and schedule your VHC (virtual health consultation) with the physician. Once you have had your VHC and the doctor decides to write the prescription it will go to our pharmacy network that same day. Your program will ship out over night within 72 hours.

IMT strives to have the best customer service, lowest prices and fastest turn around time of any TRT clinic on the planet.

HOW DO I GET STARTED?

The fastest way to get started is to shoot an email to info@increasemyt.com and put "requesting digital new patient forms packet" and those will be sent to you as fast as humanly possible.

If you would like to talk with Todd so you can learn more about our process or pricing simply go to "schedule appointment" at the bottom of this page and schedule your apportionment with Todd Thomas as a new potential client.

Todd will take this time to go over our process and how to get started as an IMT client.

Welcome to the family!!

WHAT RESULTS CAN BE EXPECTED?

Typically men begin to see results in as little as two weeks.  At this point your morning libido will begin to increase.  At the 4 week mark most men will be sleeping better at night, decreased mental fog, increased energy and endurance should also begin to increase.  At the 8 week mark men typically see adipose tissue start to dissipate and physical strength should increase.  If your not following this timeline then most likely something in your TRT program needs to be tweaked.

Positive results can go on for years it really just depends on how much effort you put in.  Strength training and cardio vascular exercise will increase positive results immensely, and above all a healthy diet will expedite results in all categories.

Don't hesitate with your health, get checked today.  Many of our clients tell us routinely that TRT changed their life for the better and they wish they would have started sooner.

HOW LONG WILL I BE ON TRT?

This is one of the most commonly asked questions regarding testosterone replacement therapy.  The answer is not so cut and dry and beware of the rumors you hear such as: "once you start TRT you have to stay on forever".  This is not entirely true, there is clinical literature showing that some men actually recover after discontinuing TRT and naturally produce higher amounts of testosterone than they did before starting TRT:

Reversal of Idiopathic Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism

Not all of us will be so lucky though and chances are if you come off of your TRT program your endogenous testosterone levels will go back to what they were before starting TRT or lower.  So men tend to stay on permanently and there is nothing wrong with that, as long as you keep your TT levels within physiological or eugonadal range.

If you do decide to come off for one reason or another don't worry we specialize in HPTA restarts that quickly help you get your TT levels back to what they were before your started your TRT program.  IMT and its affiliated physicians do not advise discontinuation of your TRT program without completing an HPTA restart.

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN DOING TRT AND STEROIDS?

Many people confuse legitimate doctor proscribed TRT with doing steroids.  Its understandable because testosterone after all is a steroid so people usually assume its just a way of doing steroids legally.  One thing to remember is whether your testicles produce it, or it is in supplemental form its just testosterone and considered a steroid when derived from either source.

The distinguishing difference between TRT and a steroid cycle is the dosage.  Bodybuilders that "do steroids" mega-dose testosterone and its derivatives bringing their androgen levels far above what a human could produce naturally.  When your doing TRT the goal is to bring your TT levels into the upper 1/3 of the range.  So although your increasing your testosterone levels, we are only supplementing what we are missing when on a doctor prescribed TRT program.

To ensure your levels stay within physiological range we recommend getting your lab work performed every 6-8 months while on TRT.

DOES TESTOSTERONE FUEL PROSTATE CANCER?

This has been a myth that proved extremely hard to stamp out.  We finally know testosterone does not fuel or increase your risk of prostate cancer.  In 1941 a man named Charles Huggins conducted this study basically "proving" that testosterone does in fact fuel or cause prostate cancer.  So for 70 years men with prostate cancer received chemical castration treatment for prostate cancer.

Fast forward to 1996 and Dr Morgantaler from the University of Harvard produced a study of his own that totally contradicted what everyone had originally thought for 70 years:

Shifting the Paradigm of Testosterone and Prostate Cancer: The Saturation Model and the Limits of Androgen-Dependent Growth

He basically took 4 men with stage 2 and 3 prostate cancer and injected them with testosterone.  Turns out all of the men responded positively to the treatment.  The medical community was in shock and many rejected the new claims citing that it was not a large scale study.

Shortly after in 2008 the Journal of the National Cancer institute pooled data from all over the world including 18 different studies and over 6,000 men.  The study examined the likelihood of developing prostate cancer in relation to the concentration of hormones in their bloodstream.  No correlation of prostate cancer was found whatsoever with any of the hormones studied.  Including: TT, free roaming testosterone and other androgens.

Conclusion: In this collaborative analysis of the worldwide data on endogenous hormones and prostate cancer risk, serum concentrations of sex hormones were not associated with the risk of prostate cancer

Endogenous sex hormones and prostate cancer: a collaborative analysis of 18 prospective studies

Here is another more recent piece of literature from 2014:

The long-held belief that PCa risk is related to high serum androgen concentrations can no longer be supported. Current evidence indicates that maximal androgen-stimulated PCa growth is achieved at relatively low serum testosterone concentrations. It may therefore be reasonable to consider testosterone therapy in selected men with PCa and symptomatic hypogonadism.

A New Era of Testosterone and Prostate Cancer: From Physiology to Clinical Implications

So the answer is no testosterone does not fuel prostate cancer.  This is just the tip of the iceberg too, there is a plethora of evidence showing that not only does TRT not fuel prostate cancer but it may actually help in early detection.  If high testosterone levels contributed to prostate cancer there would be many 21 year old men that had it.

 

 

WHAT DOES GETTING “DIALED” IN MEAN?

It would be nice if it was as easy as getting your lab work done and knowing exactly which TRT program is best for you.  Lab work just confirms your symptoms are most likely directly related to the deficiency found on your lab work, it does not tell you exactly what testosterone dosage and schedule will be right for you.

This is where IMT's vast established experience comes in.  We can help you titrate your dosages based on the typical symptoms we have seen over the years.  Once your feeling good and all symptoms are alleviated, you will go out and get follow-up lab work to ensure the dosages that are relieving your symptoms are not causing anything else to become imbalanced.

The most important part of this titration process is making sure we get your E2 in the sweet spot.  You can bet IMT has the experience to get you dialed in as quick as humanly possible.

HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO BE ON THESE THERAPIES?

You should give your program at least six months to see significant benefits. Your body needs that much time to heal and rebuild. You should stay on the program for as long as you want to optimize your health.

WHAT HAPPENS IF I STOP THE PROGRAM?

You will have gained time while on the program, but if you should elect to stop, you will experience no accelerated aging. Should you stop the program, your body will simply begin to age again at the normal rate.

AT WHAT AGE SHOULD A PERSON START SUCH A PROGRAM?

It's never too late for any adult to begin the nutraceutical program. A person does not need to begin hormone modulation therapy, however, until such time when the body begins to lower its own hormone production. Our thorough blood tests and assessments help us determine exactly where you may be most deficient and how we can best help you. Every person is different and will have different needs and may need different adjustments as far as hormone modulation go.

WILL THE TREATMENT INTERFERE WITH MY CURRENTLY PRESCRIBED MEDICATIONS?

Generally no. In some instances, medications may actually be reduced or no longer needed. Your IncreaseMyT will be able to advise you best on this and will be happy to work with your own doctor should you so desire.

WILL INCREASEMYT BE TAKING OVER AS MY DOCTOR?

Absolutely not. As a wellness program, IncreaseMyT is happy to communicate with your health care team, and/or any specialists you may be seeing. IncreaseMyT encourages you to continue your usual visits with your regular doctor.

HOW SOON CAN I START?

You can start right now and be on your program within 5 days! Just shoot an email to info@increasemyt.com and request our digital new patient forms packet.

We will take it from there!

WHAT ARE SOME BENEFITS OF HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE?

  • Reduce body fat
  • Increase muscle mass
  • Higher energy levels
  • Enhance sexual performance
  • Restoration of vital organs
  • Stronger immune system
  • Increase bone density
  • Lower cholesterol and blood pressure
  • Faster wound healing
  • Smoother, firmer skin
  • Re-growth of hair
  • Sharper vision
  • Elevated mood
  • Improved cognition
  • What are some of the menopause symptoms?
  • Weight gain
  • Night sweats
  • Thinning hair
  • Brittle nails
  • Hot flashes
  • Mood swings
  • Loss of sex drive
  • Insomnia
  • Forgetfulness
  • Vaginal dryness

WHAT ARE SOME OF THE SYMPTOMS OF MALE HORMONE IMBALANCE?

  • Loss of energy
  • May become apathetic towards ideas and goals
  • Lose zeal
  • Depression
  • Weight gain
  • Diminished sex drive
  • Loss of muscle mass
  • Loss of strength

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM INCREASEMYT?

You can expect superb concierge service, convenient common sense approach to mens health and comprehensive evaluations by a licensed physician before you start any of our therapeutic programs.

WHAT ARE THE PROCEDURES?

  • Physical Examination
  • Evaluation and Orientation with Physician
  • Comprehensive Lab Chemistries
  • Cardiovascular Analysis
  • Cholesterol Panel
  • Basic Hormonology
  • Women's Hormone Profile
  • Men's Hormone Profile
  • Body Composition Analysis
  • Lifestyle and Nutritional Assessment