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Testosterone - Too Much or Too Little?

Updated: Sep 10, 2019

Testosterone. You hear it everywhere, but what is it, and should I just take as much as possible? The short answer is NO!

and here's why...


Testosterone is a sex hormone, found in Men and Women, but is a lot more apparent in Men. Men usually experience their highest level of testosterone in their early 20's. and slowly dwindles with age. That is why is very important for Men, especially older Men, to have healthy testosterone levels. Having too little testosterone is bad, but having above-average levels of testosterone can be just as bad.


Symptoms of Low Testosterone Levels include:

Lack of Physical Energy

Decreased Strength

Low Stamina

General Fatigue

Diminished Mental Sharpness

Stronger Aches and Pains

Low Libido

Weight Gain


Symptoms of Above-Average Testosterone Levels include:

More Susceptible to Injuries

Less Risk-Averse (Increased Risky Behavior i.e. gambling)

Higher Blood Pressure

Higher Chances of Liver Disease

Increased Red Blood Cell Count (Which can lead to higher chances of strokes)

Infertility


Benefits After Testosterone Level Adjustments include:

Normalize Blood Pressure

Helps Against Heart Attacks

Increase In Mental Sharpness

Increased Libido

Increase in Muscle Growth

Increased Energy and Stamina


It's important that before considering testosterone supplements, that you find out where you stand by first finding out what your testosterone levels are first. Simply taking as much testosterone supplements as possible is ill-advised. With no idea of how much you should be putting into your body, taking too much testosterone or too little, can lead to not reaching the desired results you had in mind, and may even create new problems.


We recommend going to The MEN Clinic in Mission, Texas to analyze where your Testosterone Levels stand.


We hope you enjoy these posts and we're glad you're being proactive in your health maintenance. To schedule an appointment please call us at 956-581-2168 or visit TheMENClinic.com for more information.

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