In today’s society, testosterone levels have been the center of discussion for men’s health. Over the years there has been a declining trend of males’ testosterone levels, known as hypogonadism, with more and more men becoming more open about their struggles. Contrary to popular belief, testosterone can also affect everyone’s health, but tend to affect women in different ways. While women look to lower and maintain their testosterone levels at a certain level, we see more and more men searching for ways to elevate their levels. Spotting the signs of lower testosterone levels are very simple and easily self diagnosable. Some of the signs for low testosterone are:
- Low sex drive
- Difficulties concentrating
- Bone Marrow Density
- Decrease in bodily hair
- Breast development
While it may seem as if there are no solutions to lowering testosterone levels, this article will guide you through different options for both natural and treatment options to raise testosterone levels.
Once of the main ways to increase testosterone levels is throughout physical activity. Many medical reviews have shown that regular exercise can help increase levels with workouts like strength training and CrossFit having long terms effects.
As many know, stress is one of the main culprits for multiple ailments, including testosterone. As cortisol levels elevate, it begins to overpower testosterone levels, thus causing them to decrease. Even having bad habits such as overeating or decreased physical activity as a response to stress causes testosterone to decrease even more. In order to combat this, it is important to maintain a healthy diet and exercise lifestyle.
Unhealthy foods habits create stress on the body, resulting in lowered testosterone levels. Things like alcohol consumption, high carbohydrates/sugar diet, and high trans fat foods contribute to low hormone levels. Having a healthy diet is a key element with raising and maintaining testosterone levels. Some foods to consider adding into ones diet are high protein options, such as chicken, beef, and fatty fishes like salmon. Adding green vegetables such as kale, spinach, and also beans, nuts and seeds all produced higher testosterone levels because of the magnesium element.
Adding vitamins and supplements to your lifestyle can also help with raising testosterone levels. Studies have shown that adding zinc, Vitamin B, and Vitamin D supplements helped raise sperm count and testosterone. If supplements do not sound appealing to you, simply going for a walk and getting some sunshine is enough for raising testosterone levels.
For more extreme cases, there are treatment options available for any case. One treatment option that has become more popular is testosterone replacement therapy. This can be achieved through injections, topical, intranasal, oral, and through pellets. Another treatment option for raising levels is by receiving a stem cell treatment. This is achieved by taking and transforming current cells to create Leydig cells. The cells then reciprocate and raise levels in a safer and quicker way and shows that it is the most effective treatment.
For many, having low testosterone can result in a loss of confidence and affect one’s daily life. Finding a solution that works for you and your lifestyle is as easy as having a conversation with your doctor. Here at Eyden Skin, we offer consultations for ones who are looking to find a permanent solution to their testosterone problems through stem cell treatment. Book your consultation today and take the first step towards a brighter future.