Part of the normal aging process for men includes a decline in testosterone. Levels typically peak during adolescence and early adulthood and can begin to decline slowly around age 40. Decreased testosterone levels may be from the natural aging process or as a result of a condition affecting hormone production. Testosterone is the male hormone primarily responsible for masculine
Patients of all adult ages may experience symptoms of a decline in testosterone or a condition known as hypogonadism. Hypogonadism is a condition in which the testicles or pituitary gland no longer function properly to produce normal levels of hormone.
Therapy for this condition is available to improve the side effects of the disease and are often offered in the form of gels, injectable oils, and implantable pellets to optimize hormonal levels for enhanced quality of life.
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