Testosterone comes in a small dose but has huge consequences.
Explore the indicators and effects in this video & accompanying article.
Men are RULED by Testosterone
Likewise it affects the potency of the adult male. It not only stimulates sexual desire, but it triggers the erectile response. (Oestrogen, the female hormone, has a vital role in the stimulation of erotic impulses too.) And in addition to reinvigorating the libido it can have an overall beneficial effect on your physical and mental wellbeing.
If you don’t have sufficient testosterone in your bloodstream you can have it administered to you by way of an injection.
Testosterone Decline with Age
When you’re young, of course, you have no inkling of any of this. But when you get to the age of about forty a decline in the body’s production of testosterone sets in. You don’t have the same automatic response to a beautiful woman in a sexy dress that you did when you were twenty.
This phase is called the andropause. Some doctors compare it the menopause in women, but there is one crucial difference: for women production of oestrogen drops almost to zero within two to three years, whereas for men it takes about twenty years for the production of testosterone to slowly and surely decline.
An unfortunate side-effect of the reduction of these respective hormones is an increase in body fat. Cardiovascular disease can also be incurred, with a concomitant weakening of both physical and mental powers.
An additional factor is the increased risk of cancer in the andropausal male and of breast cancer in the menopausal female.
Until the 1990’s the consensus was that testosterone only controlled the onset of sexual desire and not the physical response of actual erection. However, there has been scientific evidence since then that testosterone activates the enzyme nitric oxide synthetase within the erectile tissue.
This enzyme works alongside the amino acid L-argonine in the formation of the nitrous oxide necessary for proper erectile function. The more nitrous oxide that can be produced (especially by creation from L-argonine of this enzyme with the help of testosterone) the less degradation in nitrous oxide there is (the effect of taking Viagra), which results in a stronger erection.
The effects of testosterone
Testosterone doesn’t only work on desire and potency. It has even greater scope in terms of desirable effects on the mind and body.
- It enhances confidence
- It improves your mood and fights depression
- It strengthens your heart
- It increases libido and improves erections
- It increases your cognitive ability
- It decreases your chances of Alzheimers Disease
- It gives you better memory and concentration
- It stimulates your secondary sexual characteristics: beard and body hair growth and lower voice
- It causes a reduction in body fat and and increase in bone density
- It stimulates the growth of muscle tissue
- It makes you aggessive and promotes prostate cancer
This latter is the reason testosterone use is banned in most sports. Unfortunately it doesn’t restore lost hair, in fact it may even promote losing it.
Now, it all sounds just great at first glance – why not get the stuff and let me turn me back into an adolescent bull?! So does this mean that you would be tempted to inject testosterone? Well hands off! It is extremely difficult to judge the correct dosage, and testosterone use has serious risks and side-effects.
Coming soon – Part 2 on the practicalities, risks and side-effects… and you might just change your mind.