Notably, even former players with relatively few concussion symptoms had an elevated risk for low testosterone
, a finding that suggests there may be no safe threshold for head trauma, the team said.
Roberts noted that even players with the lowest number of concussion symptoms had an increased risk of low testosterone
, suggesting there may be no safe threshold for head trauma.
"Morbid obesity, uncontrolled diabetes, unmanaged sleep apnea, chronic systemic illnesses and malnutrition are some of the current lifestyle-related causes of low testosterone
," says Dr Kirnesh Pandey, an obesity, diabetes and thyroid specialist practicing at Bombay Hospital in Indore, and medical advisor to Healthmode.org, a Mumbai-based social enterprise focused on the prevention and management of chronic lifestyle diseases that has been consulted by UAE residents.
In patients found to have low testosterone
with signs and symptoms of testosterone deficiency, testosterone therapy is recommended to induce and maintain secondary sex characteristics and correct the symptoms of testosterone deficiency.
Night sweats in men can be related to low testosterone
"Raising the Stakes" as to the adverse impact of low testosterone
needs to be confirmed by prospective studies instead of "spinning the evidence" on the inadequate data that is available.
The Serum HDL in low Testosterone
group was 36.4 mg/dL and in normal Serum Testosterone group was 38.4 mg/dL.
Roughly 20 percent of the men had low testosterone
levels and 25 percent reported erectile dysfunction.
The most effective form of treatment for low testosterone
(commonly referred to as Low T) is testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), which adds testosterone to restore the body's normal levels.
In the published case, a patient was found to have low testosterone
levels that got to normal after venlafaxine discontinuation.
"Healthcare professionals should only prescribe testosterone therapy to men with low testosterone
levels caused by certain medical conditions.
Although Epoch Health touts that it can treat symptoms related to low testosterone
in men, it maintains it's nothing like the low-T retail outlets that are gaining scrutiny from some members of the medical community.