Testosterone Deficiency in Men – The Public Health Impact Newsletter

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A study by Dr. Araujo reported in the Journal of Sexual Medicine (Vol. 10, Issue 2, 2013) sought to quantify the cost burden imposed by testosterone deficiency in men.

After examining six national databases, scientists estimated that testosterone deficiency was affecting 13.4 percent of men between the ages of 45 and 74. They also estimated that testosterone deficiency is involved in the development of approximately 1.3 million new cases of cardiovascular diseases, 1.1 million new cases of diabetes, and more than 600,000 osteoporosis-related fractures in the first year it is present

Over a 20-year period, the researchers estimated that testosterone deficiency would be responsible for up to $525 billion in healthcare expenditures in the United States.

As this study points out, the cost of not treating testosterone deficiency is severe; decreases in bone mass, muscle mass and strength, increases in metabolic syndrome, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, dementia, osteoporosis, and erectile dysfunction are all related to testosterone deficiency.

The most frequent complaints I hear from men with low testosterone is fatigue and lack of well-being. Other significant complaints include irritability, low libido, declining cognitive skills; concentration, memory, and weight gain around the mid-section.

Every patient at the Alpha Male Medical Institute undergoes an intensive laboratory, diagnostic, and physical evaluation. Optimizing a man’s testosterone level many times is a life changing treatment with numerous health, physical, and social benefits. I often hear from many Alpha Male Clients, “I feel like me again!” And what could be better than felling like you did when you were in your twenties? The optimization of the hypo gonadal man’s testosterone is a life saving treatment.

Dr. Rob, Professional Alpha Male

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