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Lack of testosterone, the main symptom of it


Testosterone is one of the most important male sex hormones, and it is responsible for the emergence of secondary sexual characteristics in males, and the level of this hormone affects sexual desire in men, as many men suffer from symptoms of this hormone deficiency without knowing the causes of these symptoms that can be treated by Replacement hormones, and the hormone testosterone is produced in the testicle in men, while the hormone testosterone is secreted in small quantities in females, and this hormone also contributes to all stages of male life. Puberty creates secondary sexual characteristics, and the hormone testosterone in men also produces sperm, and aids in the growth of bones, muscles and hair in men.

Symptoms of low testosterone in men:
Mood and emotional swings:
  The low level of testosterone in men causes some mood, emotional and psychological fluctuations, such as psychological anxiety, mood disorders, depression, and irritability, in addition to a decrease in the general sense of health, decreased motivation and self-confidence, and some people may suffer from loss of focus and poor memory as well.

Physical changes:
Testosterone has a role in increasing muscle mass and building body muscles in general. Therefore, the decrease in hormone levels is accompanied by a number of physical changes, including decreased muscle mass and strength, hot flashes, osteoporosis, and an increase in the amount of fat in the body. Swelling and a feeling of pain when touching the breasts, the effect on cholesterol metabolism in the body, fatigue and fatigue.

 Sexual disorders:
Where testosterone is important to a man's sexual health; As the hormone level falls below the normal level leads to many sexual problems and disorders, including difficulty or maintaining an erection, a small size of the testicles, a decrease in the amount of semen, which can result in fertility problems, and a decrease in sexual desire.

Sleep disturbances occur:
Studies have shown the effect of low testosterone on the ability to fall asleep and suffer from insomnia. It is worth noting that hormone therapy with testosterone increases the risk of developing sleep apnea, which is one of the serious health problems that is accompanied by frequent interruption of breathing during sleep. This causes sleep disturbances, which, on the other hand, may lead to a man's low testosterone levels.

Hair loss:
 As it reduces the level of testosterone, it causes hair loss on the head, body, and face. Therefore, the hormone is used in some cases to treat the problem of hair loss in men and women, but it should be noted that hair loss in the head may be normal with age in men and women, and sometimes its causes are hereditary.

Anemia :
Where testosterone helps produce red blood cells. The decrease in this hormone may lead to anemia, which is defined as a decrease in the number of red blood cells that transport oxygen to various parts of the body, which leads to a feeling of fatigue and general weakness.

Causes of low testosterone:
Urging age is considered one of the most important reasons that lead to a lack of testosterone, in addition to diseases that affect the gonads responsible for producing this hormone, such as testicular inflammation, cancer, chemotherapy, diseases that affect the pituitary gland, and diseases related to the defect In chromosomes.
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