Low testosterone is a diagnosis that is becoming increasingly more common. One of the reasons this statement is true is because of the increasing age of the population. But what is testosterone and why is it important?
Testosterone most simply, a hormone. During puberty, testosterone helps along the development of a young man by building his muscles, deepening of the voice, and boosts the size of his penis and testicles. In adulthood, it keeps a mans muscles and bones strong, and keeps him interested in sex.
For the most part, after a man turns 30 he experiences a gradual decline in testosterone. This in turn leads to a decreased sex drive