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Fascinating Facts You Never Knew About Low Testosterone

Fascinating Facts You Never Knew About Low Testosterone

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Testosterone is a big part of maintaining your body’s function. It affects more than just your sex life. Low testosterone can also cause you to lose muscle mass and strength, cause anemia, weight gain, and reduce the amount of hair on your body. It can even cause breast development and osteoporosis, both of which are commonly female issues.

Fatigue, depression, and memory loss may also be symptoms of low testosterone in men. Fortunately, hormone treatments can help improve symptoms.

Causes of Low Testosterone

There are a number of reasons you may end up with lower testosterone levels. Some factors are preventable, such as alcoholism, stress, and obesity. Others may suffer from a chronic illness, infection or cancer treatment. Some medications can also cause testosterone levels to reduce.

Low Testosterone Treatment Options

Generally, treatment for low testosterone involves hormone therapy. This may come in the form of injections, patches, gels, or even oral tablets. Your doctor will be able to advise you on which treatment option for low testosterone is best for your situation.

Ready to do something about your low testosterone levels? Contact us today to see how we can help.

 

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