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Risk Factors for and Causes of Male Hypogonadism

Written by Dr. Patrick, Published on May 1st, 2018

Male hypogonadism is defined as a testicular dysfunction resulting in decreased sperm and testosterone production.1 This disorder is not uncommon and frequently goes undiagnosed due to the nonspecific clinical presentation of the disease. Read more »

More than 152 Million Men Suffer from Hypogonadism and Low Testosterone

Written by Dr. Patrick, Published on July 24th, 2017

Egypt might have a solution. (Shutterstock) A conference was heldon 12 March in Cairo to discuss the different aspects of testosterone deficiency in men, which is the leading cause of sexual dysfunction, and shed light on the latest treatment introduced to Egypt. Read more »

NATESTO (testosterone) Nasal Gel CIII | Prescriber Site

Written by admin, Published on July 26th, 2016

On each valid NATESTO prescription or refill, maximum savings is $150 per use, up to 13 uses. Patient is responsible for any balance remaining, and for reporting receipt of this coupon benefit to any insurer, health plan, or other third party who pays for or reimburses any part of the prescription filled using the coupon, as may be required Read more »

Clinical review: Distinguishing constitutional delay of …

Written by admin, Published on July 21st, 2016

CONTEXT: Determining the etiology of delayed puberty during initial evaluation can be challenging. Specifically, clinicians often cannot distinguish constitutional delay of growth and puberty (CDGP) from isolated hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (IHH), with definitive diagnosis of IHH awaiting lack of spontaneous puberty by age 18 yr Read more »

Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT )

Written by admin, Published on July 19th, 2016

If you have signs and symptoms of low testosterone that bother you, there are many choices for raising the levels. Not everyone chooses treatment. Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) can be given using: The most common type is skin gel, which is used by about 70 out of 100 patients. Read more »

Lipocine – Hypogonadism

Written by admin, Published on July 17th, 2016

Testosterone levels in men decline with age, at a rate of about 1% per year beginning at about 40 years old.3 Epidemiological studies have determined that total testosterone follows an age-related decline with mean serum concentration at the age of 75 years approximately two thirds that at 25 years.4 According to reports, approximately 74% of chronic opioid users5, 50% of AIDS patients6, 52% of obese men7, 50% of diabetic men7,8 have low testosterone. Other causes of lowered testosterone levels include: injury, infection, or loss of the testicles; chemotherapyor radiation treatment for cancer; genetic abnormalities such as Klinefelter’s Syndrome (extra X chromosome); hemochromatosis(too much iron in the body); dysfunction of the pituitary gland; inflammatory diseases such as sarcoidosis (a condition that causes inflammation of the lungs); chronic illness; chronic kidney failure; liver cirrhosis; stress; and, alcoholism. 3Feldman HA, et al. Read more »

HIV and Testosterone Deficiency –

Written by admin, Published on July 17th, 2016

Testosterone deficiency is frequently seen in both men and women with HIV. Endocrine abnormalities, which can affect testosterone production, have long been recognized as a complication of HIV since the earliest days of the pandemic (although it has generally been associated with late stage disease) Read more »

Hypogonadism – UT Medical Center

Written by admin, Published on July 17th, 2016

Definition Hypogonadism occurs when the body’s sex glands produce little or no hormones. In men, these glands (gonads) are the testes Read more »

Hypogonadism – Definition, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Written by admin, Published on July 17th, 2016

Hypogonadism is a medical term for a defect of the reproductive system which results in lack of function of the gonads (ovaries or testes). Hypogonadism may occur if the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis is interrupted at any level. Hypergonadotropic hypogonadism (primary hypogonadism) results if the gonad does not produce the amount of steroid sufficient to suppress secretion of LH and FSH at normal levels. Read more »

Hypogonadism – Risks, Symptoms and Leading Causes | Treato

Written by admin, Published on July 17th, 2016

Treato does not review third-party posts for accuracy of any kind, including for medical diagnosis or treatments, or events in general. Treato does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Read more »

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