Low Testosterone: Causes, Signs, Treatment, And More – healthytalk8

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Low Testosterone

A good amount of testosterone level plays an important role in the male body, so let’s boost inner power and talk about low testosterone.

After 30, male testosterone levels begin to decrease slightly each year, which is a normal thing, And in women after 30, bone density decreases.

Testosterone level is also known as the “T” hormone.

Low Testosterone in Men

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A low level of the T hormone can make a man weak on both mental and physical levels, and the T level in men is usually at a peak around the age of 19 years.

After 30, the level of T starts to decrease in most men, but in some cases, the fall of the T hormone can be seen at an early age in men.

The level of testosterone is more or less dependent on the protein going into your body and your overall health.

Lower than normal levels of testosterone can cause many problems if ignored, it can take a mild to severe form such as:

  • Infertility
  • muscle mass loss
  • low bone density
  • loss of memory
  • balding

Researchers suggest that testosterone regulates the Immune response and that low serum Testosterone negatively affects the biological marker.

What Causes of Low Testosterone?

As we know after 30, the T hormone level begins to decrease which is a normal thing but, in other cases, many young boys or men face low T hormone.

Here is a low testosterone level? include:

  • Drinking excessive alcohol, or tobacco
  • Lack of sleeping
  • Lack of enough protein, and vitamins cause low T hormone at a young age.
  • Using anabolic steroids
  • Using illegal drugs
  • Being overweight, and being underweight according to your height, and age.
  • Stress, which directly affects the immune system and testosterone

Note: There are some other reasons like a medical condition that causes low T hormones, including:

  • Injury, or infection on the testis
  • Metabolism disorder – means (too much iron in the body.)
  • Diabetes, High blood pressure
  • Long-term medicine consumption
  • Liver disease, Aids
  • Cancer treatment such as radiation, or chemotherapy

Is it common to have low T hormones?

After age, 30, 40 to 45% of men are affected by low testosterone. it is difficult to define a normal T level because T differs throughout the day.

Which is affected by Body mass index (BMI), alcohol consumption, certain medicine, age, illness, and nutrition.

Note: And yes, it is not common to have low T hormones. if you are between 20 to 30 then none at all.

it is another matter that after 30 years the men’s “T” level declines every year and if you are in a medical condition then in this case it can be low testosterone.

But even then according to the (FDA), the normal testosterone level in an adult male is between 280 and 1,100 nanograms per deciliter (ng/dl).

In females, normal T levels range from 15 to 70 nanograms per deciliter (ng/dL) of blood.

Low Testosterone Symptoms

Here are Low T level are:

  • Decreased muscle mass
  • Weak Immune system
  • Low s*x drive
  • Joint pain, knee pain
  • Swollen or tender breast
  • Reduced bone density
  • Less amount of semen
  • Reduction in testicle size

Low T hormone symptoms also occur in the female body, – which means less than it should be included:

Testosterone Test

A testosterone test measures the amount of T hormone in your body.

If you feel that you should have a testosterone test done, then first you consult a doctor and tell why you are taking the test.

It was special instruction given before the test? normally, it is suggested that if the patient is on any medication it should be stopped at least 48 to 24 hours before the test.

However, if the patient has taken the medicine by mistake then it should be informed to the doctor.

There is no time or day for a testosterone test, but still, you should have a “T” test done between 7:00 am to 10:00 am because our hormone levels are high at this time.

The normal value of testosterone on test – for adult males, values vary between 241-827 nanogram per deciliter of blood, and for adult females, the values can vary between 60 to 276-milligram deciliter of blood. these values also vary according to age.

Treatment of Low Testosterone Level

The most common treatment is testosterone replacement therapy (TRT).

If you face severe symptoms of testosterone then the doctor will recommend TRT, as well as blood test results that indicate the value of T hormones.

TRT is the administration of manmade testosterone to raise the level of this hormone in your blood back to normal and to relieve your symptoms.

There are several ways to take (TRT) including:

  • By Injection: If you have an injection you will place it on your buttocks once every two to three weeks.
  • Patch: The patch will be placed on your arm, back, abdomen, and upper buttocks. and you have to change the patch every day.
  • Gel: If you use T gel, then it should be applied to your shoulder, upper arm, and abdomen on daily basis.
  • Tablets: If you use a tablet you will be placed on your gum line twice a day.

How To Boost Your T level Naturally?

1. Yoga: yoga is my first and my favorite part to boost inner energy, or shall I say testosterone level. yoga-like Surya namaskar, (गुरदासना), (उपविसथमा कोणासन), etc.

Yoga has been proven that yoga can increase high testosterone since ancient times to solve sexual dysfunctions in males.

2. Food: Some foods may play an vital role for increase your low T level. Make sure you get well-balanced diet every day

And food that is rich in those include:

3. Exercise: Weight training or any form of resistance training is one of the best ways to boost the production of T level.

Moreover, exercises are weight lifting, running, and legs, which can contribute to the gain of T.

Studies have suggested that the higher the intensity of the workout is, the greater will the response of testosterone.

4. Reduce stress: When we are stressed out, our body produces a hormone called cortisol, the higher the level of cortisol in the body the lower will be the testosterone.

5. Sleep: Last but not least, after waking up in the morning your T level is at a peak, and slowly drops by the evening, so make sure you have a good quantity of sleep for about 7 to 8 hours.

This in turn will boost your T levels rapidly.

What to Avoid?

There are 2 to 4 things that you should avoid such as:

  • Alcohol
  • processed sugar
  • tobacco
  • cigarette, whenever it comes to increasing the level of testosterone.

Down Line

After 30, the level of T starts to decrease in most men, but in some cases, the fall of the T hormone can be seen at an early age in men.

The most common treatment is testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). If you face severe symptoms of testosterone then the doctor will recommend you TRT.

Overall, make sure go with natural increasing T level, which has very fewer cons, then medications.


Hello, I'm Sahil bisht, I am a Mechanical engineer, As well as, aspiring blogger with an obsession for health. This blog delicate to people who want to learn in health.

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