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LOW TESTOSTERONE LEVELS IN MEN

There are many myths about low testosterone. The truth is that men in the United States 20 years ago had much higher testosterone levels on average than men today.

LOW TESTOSTERONE LEVELS IN MEN ARE AN UNTREATED EPIDEMIC AND MANY DOCTORS ARE CLUELESS ABOUT THE PROBLEM

Most doctors have only seen a handful of testosterone lab results and the tests they tend to order are too basic for such an important problem.

They think if you don’t have ED (erectile dysfunction) then there is no way you could have low testosterone levels.

Aging is one factor that can increase your chances of having low testosterone since testosterone levels tend to decline with age (just like many things tend to decline with age) but we are seeing men at all ages having lower testosterone levels than we would expect (and want for optimal health).

In one study of 1,532 men in 2002, Travison et al. show a massive decline in Massachusetts’s men’s testosterone levels over the past 20 years that is not related to “normal” aging or other health and lifestyle factors that can affect testosterone levels.

We do know that environmental pollution can decrease testosterone levels and that the higher your testosterone levels the lower your risk of death by ALL causes.

In a study of 3,942 men, the risk of death by ANY cause was decreased in men with higher testosterone AND growth hormone (igf-1) levels. IGF-1 is one of the blood markers we use to evaluate growth hormone levels. So the higher your growth hormone and testosterone levels the longer you’ll live!

References:

Improved prediction of all-cause mortality by a combination of serum total testosterone and insulin-like growth factor I in adult men.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22037276

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It could be said that testosterone is what makes men, men. It gives them their characteristic deep voices, large muscles, and facial and body hair. It plays a role in sperm production, fuels libido, and contributes to normal erections. It also fosters the production of red blood cells, boosts mood, and aids cognition.

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Do you have a decrease in libido (sex drive)?

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Do you have a lack of energy?

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Do you have a decrease in strength and/or endurance?

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Have you lost height?

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Have you noticed a decreased "enjoyment of life"

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Are you sad and/or grumpy?

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Are your erections less strong?

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Have you noticed a recent deterioration in your ability to play sports?

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Are you falling asleep after dinner?

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Has there been a recent deterioration in your work performance?

You may have
low Testosterone

We recommend seeing our doctor for the diagnosis.

This is for general information only and is not intended to replace a consultation with a healthcare professional, nor is it intended to provide specific medical advice and should not be used for the diagnosis or treatment of medical conditions.

The test result does not show common signs of low Testosterone.

This is for general information only and is not intended to replace a consultation with a healthcare professional, nor is it intended to provide specific medical advice and should not be used for the diagnosis or treatment of medical conditions.