I don't feel eighteen again. I do feel the sense of 'wanting to do things' again. I have low "T" ... low testosterone. I found out after routine blood tests, the doctor noticed low levels of Testosterone ...
It is a hormone. It's what puts hair on a man's chest. It's the force behind his sex drive ...
First doctor sent me to a specialist, a metabolic sciences MD, who further tested me. She usually handles metabolic disorders like diabetes, low estrogen, and also low "T" She then suggested the route of injections of "T" as the best solution for this condition. I have been six weeks with a routine of injections.
"As an endocrinologist, I'm thinking hormones," says Mezitis, who estimates that about a quarter to a third of the men he tests for low testosterone have levels below normal. "Sometimes it is testosterone, sometimes it is the thyroid, and sometimes it's something unrelated to hormones." (Matt McMillen. WebMD Feature. Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD. no date. HERE) ... "After age 30, most men begin to experience a gradual decline in testosterone. A decrease in sex drive sometimes accompanies the drop in testosterone, leading many men to mistakenly believe that their loss of interest in sex is simply due to getting older. "The blood test is really the thing," Mezitis says.
The advertisement included in this article shows one of many "T" supplements available. Hopefully, this condition will right itself with therapy.
New Discovery Revitalizes Men of All Ages – Health Headlines:
(Cambridge) – Have you noticed a lack of energy at the gym? Are you tired of feeling your age?
As men grow older, their natural testosterone production begins to decrease. The effects of this decrease become increasingly apparent over time. It can leave you feeling weak, tired, less energetic, or simply not how you used to be. The two places you’re likely to notice this most are at the gym and in the bedroom.
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" ... In women it is called Menopause and in men it is called Andropause.
This is the period, usually occurring between the ages of 45 and 55, during which a man’s testosterone levels may fall, leading to a reduction in vigor and sexual drive. Also called male menopause.
Women aren’t the only ones with a hormone cycle. Men have a hormone cycle, too. But there are big differences.
For instance, instead of having a month-long hormone cycle like gals, males go through an entire hormone cycle in a single 24 hours. Another difference: Men have 10 times more testosterone than women, so their hormone cycle is usually all about how their testosterone affects them.
A man’s body does make estrogen and progesterone like a woman’s body, though in much smaller amounts. The estrogen is produced in the adrenal gland. So, what’s a man’s 24-hour hormone cycle look like? His testosterone is highest in the morning when he wakes up and gets lower and lower as the day goes on. (Sheri Goddard. August 7th, 2012. HERE and HERE) ... "
Now we need a good detoxification program... live and learn, and write, I always say.
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