Testosterone Deficiency (TD)
After the age of 50 men are faced with significant decreasein the production of testosterone, so many people call this period of life a malemenopause, andropause or grumpy old men syndrome. Only in the United States,over 13 million men suffer from this condition but mere 10% get treated for it.
Other causes of TD may include problems with the pituitarygland, hypothalamus or testicles. As the result of this medical condition menmay experience abnormalities in the development of the bones and muscles,genitalia and masculinity issues. It is not rare to see problems with energy,mood changes and sexual dysfunction, caused by the lack of testosterone.
Whom To Turn to if You Suffer from TD?
The Institute of Men’s Health (IMH) may be the best choice formen suffering from testosterone deficiency. This Institute can providesolutions for men experiencing TD and they have a three week trial period. Afterthat time, you may choose to continue with the treatment if you have noticedsome improvement.
Why Is TD Treatment Important?
Manifestations of testosterone deficiency may occur atdifferent age, but most men experience these symptoms in their 40s. TD treatmentis known to help men cope with problems related to the lack of testosterone.
Decrease of muscle mass is frequently followed by the raiseof body fat in andropausal men. TD may also slow down the metabolism processesand all of these may lead to heart problems and high blood pressure. TDtreatment improves this condition, increasing lean body mass, thus decreasingthe risk of cardiovascular diseases.
Men experiencing testosterone deficiency are more prone toosteoporosis. TD therapy can improve the bone mineral density, as well as themuscle mass in your body and this will lead to increased overall energy. Thanks tothis, many older men can be physically active and enjoy all benefits of regularexercise.
TD treatment is also known to improve declining cognitiveabilities. As the level of testosterone starts to rise, men usually report improvementin their memory capabilities.
Testosterone therapy is also found to produce great results formen suffering from sexual dysfunction. Sexual functioning responds well to theincrease of testosterone in the body and improve sexual life of these patients.However, the treatment is successful only in men whose sexual function wasaffected by the low testosterone. Patients with neurological and vascularproblems haven’t reported any improvement of their sexual function.