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Unexpected Hidden Benefits Of Testosterone Replacement

There are unexpected hidden benefits of testosterone replacement that have emerged through clinical study over the past five years. Testosterone Replacement Therapy is given to men suffering from Testosterone Deficiency Syndrome or TDS.

What are the symptoms of TDS?

Testosterone Replacement Therapy New Treatment for Diabetes

Having been involved in Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) over many years I had plenty of anecdotal evidence of it's ability to reduce diabetic men's insulin requirements. However, it now appears that my observation is hardening into scientifically proven fact. Recent research is pointing to TRT as a potential treatment for type 2 diabetes in men with low androgen levels.



Ed is the second commonest sexual dysfunction to affect men. The commonest is premature ejaculation or PE and I have written about that elsewhere on this site.

What is the definition of ED or erectile dysfunction?

Ed may be defined as the persistent or recurring inability to achieve an erection of sufficient strength or duration to satisfy the needs of either party engaged in sexual activity.

Low Testosterone

What is low testosterone?

Rather than measuring blood levels for free testosterone it is probably more useful to listen to symptoms and complaints from men who may be Testosterone Deficient. The symptoms of low testosterone are in the main:


What are the symptoms suggesting low testosterone or testosterone deficiency?

  • Lack of interest in sexual activity
  • Mild or moderate depression
  • Some erectile dysfunction
  • Decreased muscle mass increased belly fat
  • Anxiety and panic attack
  • Lack of zest for life.


How do I know if I might benefit from testosterone replacement therapy?

Gynecomastia or Moobs


Gynecomastia may be simply
defined as excessive breast tissue within the male breast. Note, the definition does not say “fatty tissue” within the male breast. Gynecomastia has nothing to do with being overweight or fat. It is excessive breast tissue within the male breast itself. It can occur in thin men or fat men with equal distribution in men of all shapes and sizes and race.

Causes of Gynecomastia:

Fractured Penis

When I tell people that men can fracture or break their penis I usually get looks of incredulity. Recently I had a young man from Toronto on to me. I’ll call him Tony for now. Tony’s story was particularly tragic. What made it all the more so was the feeling that I could not do much to help him. Aged 36 now, he related the story of how he had been in an abusive marriage up to eight years ago when he became divorced.