Testosterone Myths & Truths

There are a lot of myths about testosterone. Below is a list of some of the most common ones:

Myth: High Testosterone Levels Increase The Risk Of Prostate Cancer

Fact: There is no truth to this myth. Studies have shown that men who have high testosterone levels are not at a greater risk for prostate cancer. It is also important to note that testosterone therapy does not increase the risk of prostate cancer.

Myth: Low Testosterone Comes Along With Getting Older

Fact: Your testes do produce less testosterone as you get older. However, this does not mean that you will have low testosterone. There is a wide range of normal when it comes to testosterone levels.

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If you are experiencing fatigue, low sex drive and erectile dysfunction, then this is a sign that you may have low testosterone. You will need to get your testosterone levels checked.

Keep in mind that low testosterone levels can affect anyone of any age. Diabetes can increase the risk of low testosterone. In fact, it is estimated that 30 percent of men with diabetes have low testosterone. Obesity can also decrease testosterone levels.

Myth: High Testosterone Can Cause Aggressive Behavior

Fact: Interestingly, studies have shown that men with low testosterone are more likely to be angry and aggressive. With that being said, very high doses of testosterone can cause aggressive behavior. That is why it is important to for medical professionals to administer the appropriate dose of testosterone.

Myth: Low Testosterone Only Affects Sex Drive

Fact: Loss of libido is one of the symptoms of low testosterone. However, it is not the only symptom that you may experience. You may experience low energy, a lack of energy and a lack of motivation if you have low testosterone.

Myth: Women Do Not Need Testosterone

Fact: A woman’s testosterone levels are much lower than a man’s. However, this is a still a very important hormone. Low testosterone levels can cause health problems in a woman, such as decreased in muscle mass and fatigue. That is why women can also benefit from getting testosterone therapy.

If you need hormone replacement therapy, then you should give us a call. We are committed to helping you restore your health with hormone replacement therapy.


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