HYPOGONADISM   Male Hypogonadism: Testosterone does decline in men with age, however it is being seen more and more frequently in middle aged men, there is a rising  incidence, and some  come in saying they feel excessively fatigued, weaker, depressed, and that they have lost their sex drive — all common symptoms of a drop in testosterone   A number of physical shifts can accompany low testosterone levels. These include:

  • increased body fat
  • decreased strength/mass of muscles
  • fragile bones
  • decreased body hair
  • swelling/tenderness in the breast tissue
  • hot flashes
  • increased fatigue
  • effects on cholesterol metabolism

It is very important to treat this as it helps with motivation, self -confidence.Researchers have found that men whose low levels of testosterone were treated with testosterone replacement therapy also experienced a reduced risk of heart attack, stroke and all-cause mortality.

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