Testosterone is the main sex hormone in men that regulates almost all processes in a man's body.
Lack of testosterone is the cause of not only sexual and reproductive disorders, but also the cause of reduced performance, obesity, diabetes, as well as other diseases that significantly reduce a man's life expectancy.
Testosterone usually starts to decline in men after 35 years of age. It reaches a critically low level after 45-50 years. At the same time, this hormonal disorder can sometimes occur at a young age.
Diagnosis of testosterone deficiency is based on the measurement of the content of this hormone in blood in the morning, on an empty stomach, and on assessment of the general symptoms of a reduced content of this hormone using.
Testosterone insufficiency is treated with lifelong prescription of drugs containing this hormone, if the man has no reproductive plans. With there is planned to conceive of a child, an increase in testosterone levels is achieved by indirect stimulation of the testicles by one of the pituitary hormones.