Some men with a deficit of sex hormones who take testosterone replacement therapy may experience a benefit that goes beyond improved sexual function. When men have both hypogonadism and poorly controlled type 2 diabetes, testosterone replacement therapy may improve both sexual function and cognitive function, according to preliminary results of a small clinical trial presented… Continue reading Testosterone May Aid Memory in Men With Uncontrolled Diabetes
Low Testosterone: How Low Can It Go?
As if erectile dysfunction weren't enough to worry about, low testosterone weighs on the minds of many men. Throughout your life, testosterone plays an important role in regulating sexual, mental, and physical health. That's why low testosterone, or low T as it's called, can cause common symptoms like erectile dysfunction (ED), low libido, depression, and… Continue reading Low Testosterone: How Low Can It Go?
Keeping Men's Hormones in Balance
Looking more fit and feeling younger may be a matter of getting certain hormones in balance. Although a number of hormones can affect your health, three of the most crucial ones for men are testosterone, growth hormone, and cortisol, according to John Romaniello, co-author of Man 2.0 Engineering the Alpha: A Real World Guide to… Continue reading Keeping Men's Hormones in Balance
Low Testosterone in Women
Despite marketing that pushes testosterone as a cure-all, women must be cautious about getting more testosterone than they need. Hear the words low testosterone (or "low T") and you probably think "men's health." But women actually need small amounts of testosterone, too, as part of the mix of hormones that keep mood, energy levels, sex… Continue reading Low Testosterone in Women
Low Testosterone Treatment
The best treatment for "low T" depends on its cause. Sometimes testosterone replacement therapy is needed; other times, weight loss is the best medicine. Low testosterone in men is sometimes treated medically, with testosterone supplementation. In other cases, it can be treated with lifestyle changes such as efforts to lose excess weight and exercise more.… Continue reading Low Testosterone Treatment
Low Testosterone Symptoms
Low testosterone can cause an obvious lack of male characteristics, or it can cause vague symptoms such as fatigue and diminished sex drive. The symptoms of low testosterone (or "low T") in males can vary depending on the cause of the low level and the age at which it occurs. In male hypogonadism, a condition… Continue reading Low Testosterone Symptoms
What Is Low Testosterone? Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention
Testosterone is the primary sex hormone in men, and it is responsible for the development of many of the physical characteristics that are considered typically male, such as deep voice, hair growth, increased bone density, and many others. Testosterone, part of a hormone class known as androgens, is produced by the testicles after stimulation from… Continue reading What Is Low Testosterone? Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention
Low Testosterone Causes
Low testosterone levels, or "low T," can be caused by a wide variety of medical conditions or by the use of some drugs. After age 30, most men experience a gradual drop in testosterone. However, this decrease rarely results in a "low T" level that's substantially lower than what's considered normal for a middle-aged or… Continue reading Low Testosterone Causes