Testosterone and You: How Your Hormones Influence Your Quality of Life

Regardless if you’re a male or female, one thing is certain: our bodies will begin to change as we mature. In certain instances this manifests itself in the form of random aches and pains, low energy, inability to focus for extended periods of time and a lack of motivation to engage with the world around us. Although these may seem normal, many patients are finding a link between their body and the lifestyle that they lead. The foundation of this link lies within our natural testosterone production and the vital role it plays in our lives.

Low Testosterone Negatively Influences the Body

Testosterone is an important hormone that regulates how our body operates athletically while also giving us the extra drive and vigor needed to succeed. Can you recall back to a moment in your younger years where you felt as though the world was your oyster? You may have found yourself waking up each morning ready to attack the tasks and commitments that would drive you closer to your goals. As we begin getting older, this flame begins to dwindle. The reason this occurs is that our testosterone levels drop by a significant margin as we get older. In men, this change begins to occur around the age of 30 and is often associated with telltale warning signs.

  • Loss of hair
  • Reduced muscle mass
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Low energy
  • Brain fog
  • Low sexual appetite
  • Low sperm count

How Testosterone Affects Female Biology

For ladies, you may feel as though testosterone is a hormone reserved for men. Although testosterone production is much higher in men than women, it still plays a critical role in the female body. One of the major influences it has within your biology is the ability to remain fertile and produce offspring. For women that may have had issues with conceiving in the past, consulting with your doctor about your testosterone levels may reveal some interesting information. In conjunction with this, females with lower testosterone production tend to store unwanted fat in problematic areas. Have you ever noticed that your body no longer bounces back as quick as it used to? Reach out to your healthcare physician today and ask about IV vitamin injections and hormone replacement therapy so that you may live life to the fullest! Call us today at  205-352-9141.

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