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Category Archives: Hypogonadism

Hypogonadism (Low Testosterone) | Men’s Health Resource Center


Posted: June 24, 2018 at 10:45 am

Hypogonadism (hi-po-go-na-dizm) also known as low testosterone (Low T),occurs when the body does not produce enough male sex hormones (androgen deficiency), specifically testosterone, and it can result in sexual impotence, infertility, loss of muscle mass and strength, reduction in bone density, mood changes and fat accumulation. It can develop from a testicular disorder at any age or it can result from disease, injury or drug abuse Continue reading

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Hypogonadism Treatment & Management: Approach Considerations …


Posted: March 7, 2018 at 4:47 am

In prepubertal patients with hypogonadism, treatment is directed at initiating pubertal development at the appropriate age. Continue reading

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Hypogonadism: Practice Essentials, Background, Pathophysiology


Posted: February 11, 2018 at 11:41 am

Morbidity for men and women with hypogonadism includes infertility and an increased risk of osteoporosis; there is no increase in mortality. Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (see the image below) is one of several types of hypogonadism. History Considerations in the evaluation of males with hypogonadism include the following: For postpubertal males, the rate of beard growth, libido and sexual function, muscle strength, and energy levels Possible causes of acquired testicular failure (eg, mumps orchitis, trauma, radiation exposure of the head or testes, and chemotherapy) Drugs that may interrupt testicular function -Including agents that interfere with testosterone synthesis, such as spironolactone andcyproterone.Agents such as cortisol,marijuana, heroin, and methadone may interfere with gonadotropin secretion Continue reading

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Talk:Kallmann syndrome – Wikipedia


Posted: January 20, 2018 at 1:47 pm

2 recent updates to the page.[edit] I made two recent updates to the page which were immediately changed by an editor with note of see WP: MEDMOS and WP:PROMO and WP:SELFCITE I thought both were valid, with references and complied with the requirements for a medical article on Wikipedia. Continue reading

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Healthier Andropause Build to Balance


Posted: January 20, 2018 at 1:47 pm

To the men out there, this post is for you! Im sure youre well aware that testosterone is critical for your health and vitality. Continue reading

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Lilly pulls Axiron from Korean market | Righting Injustice


Posted: January 20, 2018 at 1:47 pm

Eli Lilly & Co. has taken its topical testosterone replacement therapy Axiron off the market in Korea after gaining the blessing of the countrys Ministry of Food and Drug Safety. The company said that it made the decision to withdraw the treatment from the market in Korea due to several factors including low male menopause awareness and the existence of substitutable medicines. Continue reading

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Attention, Men: Doing This Every Day Could Lower Your …


Posted: January 20, 2018 at 1:47 pm

Got a headache? Take an ibuprofen. Sore muscles? Continue reading

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Diminished Androgen and Estrogen Receptors and Aromatase …


Posted: January 20, 2018 at 1:47 pm

Aims: One third of males with type 2 diabetes have hypogonadism, characterized by low total and free testosterone concentrations. We hypothesized that this condition is associated with a compensatory increase in the expression of androgen receptors (AR) and that testosterone replacement reverses these changes. We also measured estrogen receptor and aromatase expression. Continue reading

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Hypogonadism – Definition, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment


Posted: January 6, 2018 at 12:43 am

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 Continue reading

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Primary Hypogonadism VS Secondary Hypogonadism …


Posted: January 1, 2018 at 4:42 pm

Most men who require hormone replacement therapy with testosterone have some form of testicular injury or primary hypogonadism. In other words, the problem is all in their balls. Those of us who have secondary hypogonadism often have perfectly functioning testes, but the problem lies elsewhere in whats known as the Hypothalamus Pituitary Testicular Axis (HPTA), which is responsible for keeping our male hormones in proper balance Continue reading

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