Low TestosteroneInfo Center
Many Men Starting Testosterone Treatment Needlessly
Testosterone levels naturally decrease as a man ages. Many men have been using testosterone therapy to combat these declining levels. A new study looked at the increase in testosterone therapy and the men using it.
Testosterone May Help Ladies, Too
Testosterone may help post-menopausal women enjoy a bit of a boost in the bedroom and the gym. After a hysterectomy, this hormone may be a useful tool for rejuvenation.
Men's Hormone Therapy May Be Risky for the Heart
Properly balanced hormones deliver benefits such as strong bones and healthy sexual function. Restoring natural hormones lost due to illness or aging with hormone supplements is an option, but it may carry risks.
At the Heart of Men's Sexual Problems
For men who decide to see their doctor for sexual issues, it may be a good idea to get the heart checked out at the same time.
Testosterone May Improve Insulin Sensitivity
In men with type 2 diabetes, testosterone levels are likely to be low. Increasing the male hormone may help patients control the disease by decreasing their insulin resistance.
Is Low T a Sign of RA Tomorrow?
Low testosterone can affect a man's life in many ways, from reduced sex drive to lack of energy. Now it seems low levels of this hormone may be related to joint disease.
Statins Reduce More Than Cholesterol
Statins are effective and popular cholesterol-lowering medications. But they also have some possible side effects, including memory loss and high blood sugar. Now lower testosterone may join the list.
Downside for Men Taking Daily Pain Rx
An estimated 43 million Americans use pain medicine on a daily basis. Men taking daily doses of pain medicine may experience an unwanted side effect: low testosterone.
Testosterone, Belly Fat Fighter
Metabolic syndrome refers to a group of symptoms that may be related to obesity centered around the hormone-sensitive area of the belly.
Diabetes Linked to Low Testosterone
If you are a man with diabetes, you are twice as likely as other men to suffer from low testosterone. But does it work the other way around? Can low testosterone boost your risk for diabetes?