It is incredibly important that men of all ages understand some of the most basic bodily functions. It is also important that they understand how certain hormones can affect their health. Yes, testosterone can be incredibly complex but understanding this hormone will help men understand their bodies and will give them a sense of when there is a change in proper testosterone levels. When testosterone levels are low there are many side effects and men that suffer from low-T might be a candidate for testosterone replacement therapy in Glendale, AZ.
Testosterone is a sex hormone that is produced in the testes and is regulated by the hypothalamus and the pituitary gland. Normal production of this hormone will help regulate libido, bone density, muscle mass, and many more biological functions. While natural production levels should decrease slightly as a man ages, there should be no negative side effects. Insufficient amounts (excess to normal decreases in testosterone production) can lead to adverse effects on health, muscle mass, bone density, and sexual drive. Understanding how testosterone works within the body will help men identify whether their symptoms can be attributed to low testosterone or are due to stress or other illness. If men that suffer from low testosterone levels can identify their symptoms early then testosterone replacement therapy in Glendale, Arizona might keep them from suffering the long-term effects of low-T.
The physicians at Men’s Vitality Center in Glendale can help men of any age better understand testosterone and its importance for male vitality. Contact us today for an appointment or to discuss testosterone replacement therapy.