Mayo Clinic Minute: Men and testosterone

It’s a hormone that makes men masculine. But it’s often the one that causes the most confusion for men.

So much of a man’s physical characteristics are affected by testosterone levels. And Dr. Landon Trost, a Mayo Clinic urologist, says a drop in testosterone level can cause a long list of side effects.

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Trost explains what is considered a low testosterone value, how low testosterone can affect men’s bodies, and why treating low testosterone does not always produce the results some men hope for. Ian Roth reports.

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Testosterone is the hormone most associated with masculinity.


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