Testosterone deficiency, also known as low testosterone or hypogonadism, occurs when the body does not produce enough of the hormone testosterone. This can happen for different reasons at different stages of life.
Some common symptoms of low testosterone include:
Testosterone deficiency can be caused by:
If you suspect low testosterone based on symptoms, make an appointment with your doctor. They will ask about medical history and order blood tests to check total and free testosterone levels.
Treatment will depend on the underlying cause but may include:
The specialists at Vitality Wellness Clinic can accurately diagnose testosterone deficiency with state-of-the-art testing capabilities. They will customize an effective treatment plan to help you feel healthy, energetic and back to your usual self!
I hope this helps provide an overview on this quite common but often overlooked health condition. Let me know if you have any other questions!