The Hidden Danger of Chronic Mood Swings in Men
Testosterone, a hormone that is produced by the human body, typically decreases with age. A few other conditions, such as weight gain or prolonged stress, can also cause a drop in testosterone. Men may experience a range of symptoms if testosterone decreases more than it should—symptoms like low sex drive, loss of libido, difficulty in achieving erection (erectile dysfunction), loss of semen production, hair loss, loss of muscle mass, and an increase in body fat.
Since signs of low testosterone (low T) are often mistaken as a natural part of aging—men tend to dismiss the symptoms rather than seeking assistance. But during this time, it’s more important than ever to ask for help, because new studies are showing that treating low T can give men a better fighting chance of not developing more serious illnesses as they age. . . .Read more