Testosterone is produced mainly in the testicles. This hormone is essential for the development of male growth and characteristics. The testosterone production is high during adolescence and early adulthood and it’s natural for its level to decrease as you grow older.
Testosterone plays a key role in men’s
- Bone density
- Fat distribution
- Muscle strength and mass
- Facial and body hair
- Red blood cell production
- Sex drive
- Sperm production
- Improved mood and thinking ability
Natural ways to increase testosterone Levels:
- Exercise and lift weights
- Eat protein, fat, and carbs
- Minimize stress and cortisol levels
- Get some sun or take a vitamin D supplement
- Consider taking supplements
- Get plenty of restful, high-quality sleep
- Avoid Estrogen-like chemicals
- Watch your alcohol intake
“5 Potential Benefits of testosterone”:
Higher Energy Levels:
Testosterone plays a major role in the production of red blood cells for boosting energy levels. These cells supply oxygen to the body and help convert fat and carbohydrates into energy. Men with low testosterone tend to experience mental and physical fatigue.Testosterone replacement therapy can help bring low levels back to normal and boost your energy.
Enhanced Sexual Desire and Performance:
If your sex drive has been low, you may want to look intoyour testosterone level sincelow testosterone levels can affect your sexual desire and health. It can also lead to erectile dysfunction. A corelation has been found to be existing between libido and testosterone levels. Men who had lower testosterone levels were found to have lower sex drive. Once their testosterone levels were restored, their sexual desire and function gradually improved too!
Increased Muscular Strength:
Testosterone helps in increasing your muscle strength and sculpting your body. Testosterone plays a major role in muscle protein synthesis and repairs muscle damage caused by weightlifting and muscle gaining exercises.Combined with appropriate diet and exercise, restored levels of testosterone can help build more lean muscle mass compared to the men with lower levels of testosterone.
In addition to increased muscular strength, testosterone can also aid in fat loss. A study on testosterone and weight loss shows that, men with restored levels of testosterone showed a significant reduction with reduced waist circumference, BMI and improved body composition. This is attributed to increased energy levels and enhanced physical activity as a result of improved testosterone levels.
Maximized mental function:
Testosterone plays a major role in intellectual performance. According to research increased levels of testosterone showed an improved cognitive performance especially in the areas involving reasoning, memory and concentration.Testosterone therapy has also been shown to reduce the risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s.
Want to know if your testosterone levels are low? At BitCare, our providers will take a comprehensive look at the factors leading to your low testosterone levels and customise a replacement therapy that can get your t-level back to normal!
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