Testosterone is a sexual hormone in men, produced in the testicles and is one of the critical hormones for determining sexual health and the characteristics in men. The level of the hormones declines with the advancing age.
With the change in environment and lifestyle there is a decreased level of testosterone observed in young youths.
Amongst many roles of testosterone hormone, some of its important functions are- maintains the sexual desire, maintains the level of red blood cells, keeps the energy level high and helps in production of sperms.
A low level of testosterone leads to low sperm count, erectile dysfunction, low sexual desire, depression and weight gain etc.
The contributing factors towards low levels of testosterone are diabetes, high blood pressure, high level of cholesterol, obesity, chronic consumption of alcohol, smoking, damage to the testicles, delayed puberty etc.
Genetic diseases such as Klinefelter syndrome also affects the level of testosterone.
Decrease in the level of these hormones leads to depression, less hair on face and body, low sexual desire, erectile dysfunction, fatigue, breast tissue develops and infertility.
Your health care provider will ask for the complete hormone check up, thyroid test, ultrasound of the testis. Semen analysis and biochemistry tests.
Analysis of the chromosomes and genes test is done in diagnosing the genetic factor.
Decrease of testosterone with age is normal but if the level goes down in youths it might cause associated symptoms. Treatment to increase the level of the hormones depends on how low the hormones are and the underlying causes. If you are the one who is facing this problem then contact the experts available for testosterone deficiency treatment in Delhi NCR.