Low testosterone, medically known as hypogonadism, is a real medical condition that can occur for a number of reasons. When a man’s testosterone falls below a level of around 300 ng/dL, it’s considered to be low.
Some of the common signs and symptoms of low testosterone are:
Physical Symptoms of Low Testosterone
- No or poor erection of the penis (erectile dysfunction).
- Decreased energy.
- Infertility (lowered sperm count).
- Breast growth.
- Increase in body fat.
- Decreased muscle and bone mass.
- Loss of body hair, reduced shaving.
- Changes in sleep habits: insomnia or sleep disturbances.
- Worsening of congestive heart failure.
- Worsening of sleep apnea.
Mental and Emotional Symptoms of Low Testosterone
- Decreased sex drive (libido).
- Decreased motivations.
- Mental fogginess.