Men are expected to be confident about themselves and their capabilities in any circumstance. And, while that is an unrealistic expectation, many men suffer from a serious lack of confidence as a result of having low testosterone.
For those suffering with low testosterone levels, a decreased sex drive, stubborn weight issues, difficulty concentrating, and chronic fatigue may be affecting their confidence, relationships, and professional life. Resolving the hormone imbalance and subsequent symptoms quickly and effectively is often a top priority.
While there are options for men who have low testosterone levels, it’s important to know the potential reasons behind a low percentage of the male hormone. As you’re talking with your doctor about hormone replacement, there are three reasons in particular she or he might give that are the root cause of your issue.
As men age there is a decline in testosterone levels. In many cases this is the result of aging. Yet there is a condition called hypogonadism which involves problems with the testicles and pituitary gland that makes it difficult to produce normal amounts of testosterone.