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Think Twice Before Boosting Testosterone

Introduction to Testosterone – the Male Hormone

Testosterone is synthesised in body of both men and women. Too much of testosterone in women makes her resemble men. Testosterone produced in testes is essential for health and emotions of men. The hormone controls male characteristics namely facial and body hair, hoarse voice. The average testosterone in men is between 300s and 1000ng per decilitre. Some men function perfectly even with low testosterone. Young men want to look and feel good so they boost their testosterone level. They should consult the doctor to discuss most common risk factors before buying Testo-Max online.

Synthesis of Testosterone – Normal and Abnormal

Boosting Testosterone

Low testosterone or hypogonadism are of primary and secondary types. Men with testicles problems have primary hypogonadism. Similarly, those who have pituitary or hypothalamus glands problem have secondary hypogonadism. These pituitary and hypothalamus glands are in the brain. The hypothalamus controls the production of all gonad entropic releasing hormones. It sends signals to pituitary gland that makes luteinizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone. The pituitary controls the synthesis of all endocrine glands including the testes. On getting message from the pituitary glands, testes make testosterone.

Causes of Low Levels of Testosterone

  • Addison’s disease
  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Chemo therapy
  • Genetic disorders
    • Klinefelter Syndrome
    • Turner syndrome
  • HIV AIDS
  • Injury of testicles
  • Kidney Disease
  • Liver Disease
  • Medications
  • Mumps
  • Obesity
  • Parathyroid Problem
  • Physical injuries due to surgery
  • Pituitary gland Malfunction
  • Thyroid Problem

How to get a cure for Low Testosterone?

Level of testosterone naturally decreases past 40 years. Men around 65 years who are not interested in fathering a child should not go for boosting testosterone. There are more risks than advantages.   Those interested in finding out the testosterone level should take a blood test. Usually, doctors test to diagnose the root cause and treat methodically. Hormone replacement is there but it is not suitable for all. There are medications in forms of pills, oils, solutions, intravenous muscular injections, nasal gels and patches.  Every form of testosterone treatment has most common risk factors on the entire human body. The testosterone can affect the cardiovascular, endocrine, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, metabolic, musculoskeletal, and nervous system.

Common Side Effects for All:

  • Increased weight
  • Increased appetite
  • Retention of fluid
  • Muscle pain and spasms
  • Stiffness
  • More Cretin phosphokinase
  • Ejaculation disorders
  • Benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) and Abnormal Prostate Test Results
  • Enlarged prostate

Side Effects of Pill (Orally taken):

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Dry skin or acne
  • Headache
  • Hot flashes
  • Insomnia
  • Muscle pain/muscle weakness

Side Effects of Ointment or Oil:

  • Allergic skin
  • Blisters
  • Itching
  • Rash

Side Effects of Intravenous:

  • Pain at the injection site
  • Irritation/inflammation at injection site
  • Abscess at injection site
  • Application site swelling, burning sensation and rash

Medication Does Not Function:

Side effects are reported by various users who undergo testosterone treatment. But, the drug store has reported that testosterone reacts with several drugs. While undergoing treatment for Low T, one should not think any over-the-counter medication would work. This is because the testosterone and medicine interacts with each other.

Conclusion:

After reading, one should realise that self-treating Low T is health hazardous.  It is recommended to contact a physician for complete and proper medical guidance.