The old age people suffering from obesity, diabetes and hypertension are at double risk of having reduced testosterone level than a normal old age people.
According to the research, about more than thirty-three percent of people over forty-five have low testosterone levels. The probability of having low testosterone is greater among people with continuous health problems.
The symptoms of low testosterone or ‘hypogonadism’ are such as reduced libido, erectile dysfunction, loss of hair from body and face, bones weakening, increased body fat, and fatigue.
The International journal of Clinical Practice has published the report. The report says that the consequences of having low testosterone are –
# 1.8 times higher for men with high blood pressure
# 2.4 times higher for obese men
# 2.1 times higher for men with diabetes