Hypogonadism

In some men, particularly older men, the testes may not produce enough testosterone. Some signs and symptoms of low testosterone, also called hypogonadism, include reduced sex drive and sense of vitality, erectile dysfunction, decreased energy, lower muscle mass and bone density, and anemia. Supplementing testosterone is an effective treatment for hypogonadism, but testosterone supplementation carries certain risks. For example, it may promote prostate cancer, cardiovascular disease, and sleep problems.

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