Testosterone – 10 Things You Need To Know

Dr. Goldstein in his hormone therapy office

  1. The testosterone hormone is 500 million years old.
  2. Testosterone levels are over 20 times higher in men than women.
  3. Testosterone is commonly associated with:
    • More muscle mass
    • Wider shoulders
    • Broader facial structure
    • A deeper voice
  4. Men born with low levels of testosterone (low T) have more feminine features; while women with higher levels tend to be more masculine.
  5. 5 million men are being treated for low T in the U.S.
  6. 13 million men in the U.S. (over the age of 40) suffer from low T.
  7. There’s been a 22% drop in male testosterone levels since the late 1980s.
  8. Low testosterone can cause:
    • Hypertension
    • High cholesterol
    • Obesity
    • Low sex drive
    • Low energy levels
    • Pre-diabetes
  9. High testosterone benefits:
    • A strong sex drive
    • Endless energy
    • A sharp, sound mind
  10. Testosterone product sales by 2017 are expected to top $4 billion.

Contact Denver Hormone Health today to check your testosterone levels!