Archive for January 26th, 2013
If extremely obese men lose weight after having a stomach reduction, their testosterone levels rise to levels found in healthy, slim men. But the erection problems that many obese men suffer from don’t disappear, write Brazilian doctors working at the Hospital das Clinicas in Sao Paulo in Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases.
Fat men have less testosterone in their blood than slim men. Too much body fat disturbs the body’s hormone balance and reduces testosterone production. Some studies have shown that overweight can reduce the concentration of testosterone by as much as a half.
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