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Category Archives: Hypogonadism

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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Hypogonadism | Cleveland Clinic


Posted: December 28, 2017 at 3:42 am

What is hypogonadism? Hypogonadism is a condition in which the testicles are not working the way they should. In an adult, the testicles have two main functions: to make testosterone (the male hormone) and sperm Continue reading

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Hypogonadism | Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia


Posted: December 18, 2017 at 10:41 pm

Hypogonadism is a condition in which the bodys sex glands make little or no sex hormone. The sex glands are the testes in males and the ovaries in females. During puberty, sex hormones help control the development of breasts, testicles and pubic hair Continue reading

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Male hypogonadism – Diagnosis and treatment – Mayo Clinic


Posted: December 15, 2017 at 3:42 am

Diagnosis Your doctor will conduct a physical exam during which he or she will note whether your sexual development, such as your pubic hair, muscle mass and size of your testes, is consistent with your age. Continue reading

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Hypogonadism Causes & Information | Cleveland Clinic


Posted: December 12, 2017 at 11:41 pm

What is hypogonadism? Hypogonadism is a condition in which the testicles are not working the way they should. In an adult, the testicles have two main functions: to make testosterone (the male hormone) and sperm Continue reading

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Hypogonadism – UCSF Medical Center


Posted: November 21, 2017 at 1:43 am

Hypogonadism is a condition that causes decreased function of the gonads, which are the testis in males and the ovaries in females, and the production of hormones that play a role in sexual development during puberty. You may be born with the condition or it can develop later in life from injury or infection. Some types of hypogonadism can be treated with hormone replacement therapy Continue reading

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What is Hypogonadism? (with pictures)


Posted: November 15, 2017 at 11:46 pm

Hypogonadism is a condition in which the function of the gonads is impaired, resulting in reduced production of sex hormones and potentially in a reduction in germ cells as well. Continue reading

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Causes of secondary hypogonadism in males – uptodate.com


Posted: November 15, 2017 at 11:46 pm

INTRODUCTION Hypogonadism in a male refers to a decrease in either or both of the two major functions of the testes: sperm production and/or testosterone production (see "Male reproductive physiology"). These abnormalities can result from disease of the testes (primary hypogonadism) or disease of the pituitary or hypothalamus (secondary hypogonadism). The distinction between these disorders is made by measurement of the serum concentrations of luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH): The patient has primary hypogonadism if his serum testosterone concentration and/or sperm count are low and/or his serum LH and FSH concentrations are high. Continue reading

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Induction of fertility in men with secondary hypogonadism


Posted: November 4, 2017 at 5:45 am

INTRODUCTION Sperm production cannot be stimulated in men who are infertile as a result of primary hypogonadism due to damage to the seminiferous tubules. On the other hand, sperm production can usually be stimulated to a level sufficient to restore fertility in men who are infertile as a result of secondary hypogonadism, ie, due to damage to the pituitary or hypothalamus. Men who have pituitary disease can be treated with gonadotropins, while those with hypothalamic disease can be treated with gonadotropins or gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) Continue reading

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Hypogonadism Testosterone Therapy Treatment | Ageonics Medical


Posted: October 18, 2017 at 7:45 pm

Hypogonadism is the underproduction of sex hormones by the gonads, or sex organs. Male hypogonadism refers to the underproduction of testosterone, which can severely limit a growing boys sexual development and frustrate an adult males quality of life. The easiest way to understand the effects of hypogonadism is to understand the effects of proper testosterone levels in a mans development Continue reading

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