Helping men enjoy
life to the full
This website is for GPs involved in the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of men with hypogonadism, otherwise known as testosterone deficiency syndrome.
This includes men > 40 years, and particularly those with:
Type 2 diabetes
Pituitary mass, following radiation involving the sellar region and other diseases in the hypothalamic and sellar region
Treatment with medications that cause suppression of testosterone levels e.g. corticosteroids and opiates
Osteoporosis or low-trauma fractures
HIV infection with sarcopenia
Have you considered measuring the testosterone
levels of patients with these conditions?
Hypogonadism is often associated with these conditions.
Symptoms include, but are not limited to,
Low mood and vigor
Reduced cognitive function
Decreased bone mineral density and lean muscle mass
Reduced hair and skin thickness.1-4
Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) can restore
physiological testosterone levels in hypogonadal men.
Benefits of TRT include improvements in libido,
mood, muscle mass, bone density, cognition