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Signs and Symptoms of Low Testosterone in Men

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Signs and Symptoms of Low Testosterone in Men

Testosterone is a critical hormone in the body. “In men, it’s thought to regulate sex drive (libido), bone mass, fat distribution, muscle mass and strength, and the production of red blood cells and sperm,” says the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Furthermore, testosterone is responsible for the deep voice in men, facial hair, improves mood, and aids in cognition. It's mainly produced by the testicles, but small amounts are made in the adrenal glands as well.

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What is Andropause?

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What is Andropause?

What is andropause? Many people are unfamiliar with this term, but you may be familiar with the phrase male menopause. So the easy answer to the question, what is andropause? is to say it’s male menopause. However, you also will hear male menopause referred to as “low T,” with “T” meaning testosterone.

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Andropause: The Male Menopause

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Andropause: The Male Menopause

Andropause, the male menopause, low T—regardless of name, the condition is characterized by a number of uncomfortable symptoms, including hot flashes in men, erectile dysfunction, low libido, irritability, muscle loss, and fatigue that are the result of low levels of testosterone. For men, testosterone production gradually decreases across the lifespan.

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9 Signs of Low Testosterone

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9 Signs of Low Testosterone

Testosterone is a hormone produced by the human body. It’s mainly produced in men by the testicles. Testosterone affects a man’s appearance and sexual development. It stimulates sperm production as well as a man’s sex drive. It also helps build muscle and bone mass.

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