Testosterone serves many functions in a man’s body. One such function is contributing to your sex drive. While there are other hormones and factors that affect your libido, low testosterone can cause low sex drive and erectile dysfunction. Fortunately, at Men’s Vitality Center in Tucson, we have the solution. If you are experiencing sexual dysfunction, testosterone replacement therapy may help.
Research is still being done to pinpoint the link between testosterone and libido. One problem with this is that it is hard to quantify exactly what would be considered a normal sex drive, as it can vary from person to person. What one person may consider low sex drive may seem perfectly normal to another. Your sex drive can also be affected by such factors as lack of sleep and stress. Low sex drive is therefore defined on a case by case basis. You are the only person who can determine if your sex drive is low. Additionally, men with low testosterone do not always experience low libido. However, if testosterone is low enough, nearly all men would experience at least a moderate decline in sex drive.
While low testosterone itself does not cause erectile dysfunction, it is linked to a variety of conditions that do cause it. Additionally, when a man experiences low testosterone on top of another condition, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, or high cholesterol, his issues with erectile dysfunction may be compounded. Also, the connection between low testosterone and low sex drive may make it difficult for a man to achieve an erection.
It is frustrating to experience a low sex drive due to low testosterone, but there is hope. Contact Men’s Vitality Center in Tucson today to find out more information about testosterone replacement therapy.