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:

Metabolic syndrome

Type 2 diabetes

Erectile dysfunction

Cardiovascular disease

Infertility

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,

Fatigue

Low mood and vigor

Reduced libido

Mood swings

Reduced cognitive function

Sleep impairment

Decreased bone mineral density and lean muscle mass

Reduced hair and skin thickness.1-4

Start a conversation with your patient
about hypogonadism.


Use the ADAM questionnaire; a reliable series of questions that aid
diagnosis of low testosterone.

Click here to download

Are your patients receiving the
most effective treatment?


Ensure hypogonadism is treated as outlined in the EAU guidelines

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
and erythropoiesis.4-10


Click here to find out more about
treating hypogonadism.