What is low testosterone?
Testosterone, a very important male hormone, helps power a man’s sex drive, reproductive abilities, event the development of muscle and bone. Production speaks in early adulthood so a gradual decline in testosterone is natural with age, but the degree varies by person.
When testosterone level gets too low, as measured with a blood test, the condition is called hypogonadism. Symptoms often include lower sex drive and overall energy levels, as increase in body fat and reduction in muscles mass, and feelings of moodiness or laziness.
How can I reduce my risk of Low T?
- Maintain a normal weight
- Manage stress levels
- Build muscle mass.
- Don’t skimp on sleep
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