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If I have low testosterone would steroids benefit me?
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Yes or no.
Depends on your age.
If you are a teenager, you simply may have delayed maturation. Later it can be a more serious issue. Obesity and metabolic sydrome cause conversion of testosterone to estradiol, a female hormone. This tells the pituitary gland not to stimuate the testes. Low testosterone is correlated with heart disease, osteoporosis, and ed. In this case topical-testosterone is best rx.

In brief: Yes or no.
Depends on your age.
If you are a teenager, you simply may have delayed maturation. Later it can be a more serious issue. Obesity and metabolic sydrome cause conversion of testosterone to estradiol, a female hormone. This tells the pituitary gland not to stimuate the testes. Low testosterone is correlated with heart disease, osteoporosis, and ed. In this case topical-testosterone is best rx.
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