Signs Of Testosterone Deficiency

Testosterone is an important hormone for both men and women. Having the correct level of Testosterone helps you to feel and function at your very best.

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Signs of Testosterone deficiency in men:

  • Lack of focus
  • Lowered self confidence
  • Depression, moodiness, and/or anxiety
  • Appearing older than your age
  • Obesity
  • Poor muscle tone, difficulty building muscle
  • Dry eyes
  • Erectile dysfunction, decrease in morning erections
  • Dry, thin skin, more wrinkles
  • Difficulty healing, increased aches and pains
  • Overall decrease in vitality

Signs of Testosterone deficiency in women:

  • Decreased focus, memory
  • Fatigue
  • Decreased exercise tolerance
  • Appearing older than your age
  • Increased muscle aches
  • Decreased libido
  • Increased irritibility, depression, anxiety
  • Dry, more wrinkled skin
  • Decreased ability to tone and build muscle
  • Night sweats
  • Decreased vitality

As you can see, Testosterone deficiency affects both men and women. There is not a lot of difference in the effect on the body. The main difference is in the amount of Testosterone needed in order to repair the deficiency. Obviously, men require a higher level of Testosterone than women do.

When you are having your Testosterone deficiency replaced, it is important to utilize bioidentical hormones. Bioidentical hormones are biologically identical in the chemical structure as the hormones that your body should be making, but is not. Have your levels and symptoms followed by a physician specially trained in bioidentical hormones so that you may achieve a safe balance of your hormones.

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