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When we think of Testosterone we think of bravado, masculinity, muscles, sex drive( libido). Facts, Testosterone does effect sex drive, virility and muscle mass. But it also effects, mood, bone strength and joints. When a man’s level of testosterone falls below normal, a doctor may prescribe shots, gels, patches or pellets.
As we age it is normal for our hormone levels to decline. For men this is called andropause or male menopause. Because the decline is gradual symptoms some men may not be obvious or cause significant problems. Others may notice a decline in muscle mass, weight gain, depression, mood swings ,decreased libido, diminished erections.
Men’s Health Testosterone FAQs
What causes low testosterone?
Aging, radiation, chemotherapy, steroids, diabetes, liver disease, obesity, testicular injuries.
Who should be tested?
If you have:
1. Erectile Dysfunction
2. Low interest in sex or decreased sex drive
3. Low sperm count
4. Increased weight gain
5. Decreased muscle size
What is normal Testosterone level?
300-1000, most men will become symptomatic below 600
Who should not take testosterone?
1. Prostate or Breast Cancer
2. Poorly controlled Heart disease
3. Untreated sleep apnea
4. High RBC count
5. Clotting disorders