About the testosterone:
Testosterone is the male hormone that plays a major role in the sexual functions of the body. It is the very hormone that is responsible for regulating the libido or the sexual urge in men.
Apart from this major function, it is also important for maintenance of bone mad, fat distribution in the body and the continuous production of the RBCs (Red Blood Corpuscles) and also in the production of sperms.
As a natural function, the testosterone in the body in its natural form gets converted in an estrogen called the Estradiol. As men grey, their testosterone producing capacity also wanes and consequently lesser amount of estradiol is produced.
The lower production of the hormone can present in the following consequences:
Lower than normal production of this hormone can result in
Less confidence level;
Immense sense of grief
Absolute loss of stamina
The changes that happen physically when a boy turns into a man is the actual handiwork of testosterone. When there are lower levels in the body, there may less hair growth in the teen and additionally there may be loss of more hair from his body too.
It helps in the development of muscles in the body
It encourages the growth of newer tissues
It aids in the protein synthesis within each cell
It helps in the increased production of the growth hormones
Muscles are built when the male exercises
It is instrumental in the increase in bone density and also the Red Blood Corpuscles in the bone marrow.
Men with lower levels of this hormone are prone to quick falls and severe injuries due to the fall;
The person may put on oodles of weight till he is being administered the hormone and the bad news is that the person will find it very difficult to lose all the weight around him.
The circulatory system allows the hormone to pass from one end to another. Lower levels of the hormone in the body can mar the healthy production of the red blood corpuscles. There is still a lot of research going on in this field and thus the in future we will positively have more information within a few years time.