Testosterone is an anabolic androgenic steroid hormone. It is primarily responsible for growth and development of male reproductive organs and secondary sexual characteristic in male, such as hair pattern, musculature, bone mass, masculine voice, vocal chord thickening etc.
The testes produces testosterone hormone, it is called as the principle male sex hormone. Hypothalamus in the brain stimulates testes to produce testosterone.
Testosterone increases in puberty and gradually decreases after the age of fifty.
Studies show men have low level of testosterone level in diabetes, hypertension and obesity.
Male Testosterone Deficiency Symptoms
Testosterone deficiency symptom in men:
- Underdeveloped or absence of secondary sexual sex characteristic in men such as absence of pubic hair, such as absence of pubic hair, underdeveloped penis, testes.
- Enlargement of breast.
- Adult man can have low sexual arousal.
- Diminished libido.
- Muscle weakness
- Loss of hair.
- Premature baldness.
Testosterone Deficiency Symptoms In Women
Testosterone is also produced in females but to a lesser quantity.
Testosterone deficiency symptom in females:
- Underdeveloped breast.
- Absence of menstruation.
- Low sex drive.
- Short stature.
- Loss of hair.
- Pain in bones.
- Dryness in vagina.
Treatment For Testosterone Deficiency
There is conventional, modern medicine treatment consisting of hormone therapy and natural treatment which is better as there are no side effects involved.
- Sleep regularly for seven hours as it regulates hormone creation.
- Maca is an herb like potato; it is known to increase testosterone level in both men and women.
- Take ginseng it increases blood circulation and give more energy as fatigue is the main symptom of testosterone deficiency.
- Omega-3 fatty acids are known to boost cell production and maintain the health of cells, eat fish and other sea food which contains omwega-3 fatty acid.
If you are on testosterone replacement therapy you should take proper medical advice.