Testosterone is the primary male sex hormone which is responsible for the growth of individual physically as well as sexually. This hormone is produces in the men’s testicles. It is also produces in females but in very less quantity. It highly affects the male’s appearance and their sexual growth. Low testosterone results in health issues which can be observed by low androgen symptoms. In men’s they are responsible for:
· Spermatogenesis or production of sperms
· Maturation of sperms
· Improves men’s sex drive
· Deepening of voice
· It helps in building up of muscles and results in bone strength and power
After a certain age the amount of testosterone start falling, it happen probably after age 30and it kept on decreasing with the time spam. This sudden fall results in many side effects which can become severe if untreated. Men with low testosterone suffer from range of symptoms. If we see the numbers then, normal level of testosterone is 300-1000 ng/dL approved by FDA. The fall of hormone is diagnosed when level of testosterone reduces to 300 nanograms per deciliters. It includes a test known as blood test or serum test which helps in measuring the level of testosterone in males. Some of common low androgen symptoms are as follows
Some of the most common signs of low testosterone levels include:
- decreased muscle mass
- increased fat mass
- Type 2 diabetes
- difficulty maintaining and obtaining an erection
- thyroid issues
- decreased bone mass or decreased height
- weight gain, can lead to obesity
- decreased volume of ejaculate
- decreased size of testicles
These are some common symptoms but if we go in details then they can cause severe problems and diseases which can be harmful for body.
- Erection dysfunction
Testosterone helps in marinating and obtaining an erection with stimulating the sex drive. It helps in stimulating a receptors present inside our brain which produces nitric acid. This acid helps in trigger the whole chain of chemical reaction which is essential for the erection. Due to low testosterone there will be problem in the process of erection. Erection dysfunction can also occur by the health problems such as thyroid issues, diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, drug abuse, smoking, stress, depression or anxiety.
- Reduced sex drive
Testosterone is responsible for the increasing or decreasing of libido or sex drive. With the fall of testosterone level, a sudden loss of interest from sex is also observed and it happens due to low sex drive.
- Hair loss
Testosterone helps in improving the appearance of males by developing many body functions which also include the hair growth. Decreases of testosterone will results in less hair or complete baldness.
Testosterone affects the energy level and body metabolism up to some extent and due to this low level of T will result in extreme fatigue and reduced the energy level of our body. After getting full rest also, you will feel extremely tired.
- Reduced bone mass
Men with extreme low testosterone suffer from bone loss. Hormone helps in producing and strengthens bone.