Men with low levels of the male hormone testosterone have problems with erections, are weaker and more easily fatigued than men with normal levels of testosterone. However, these symptoms are also part of the normal aging process. So how do you know if your symptoms are due to low testosterone or are just related to getting older?
A study that was published over the summer in the New England Journal of Medicine helped to answer this question. The researchers studied over 3000 average men older than 40 to help determine which had low testosterone. All men studied were given a questionnaire that asked about symptoms commonly related to low testosterone levels, and each had their testosterone checked. [Read more...]