High Testosterone in Men
If you have been reading the latest feeds on social sites, listened to the radio or you have picked up the latest magazines you definitely you know about testosterone therapy for increasing testosterone levels. And you probably know about the amazing side effects that it give men, especially to those suffering from deficiency. However, the therapy is also used by professional athletes and weightlifters to increase their muscle mass.
The treatment is perfectly safe, without any serious side effects, however not for those who take more than prescribed. Excess testosterone in men can result in serious health issues that can be even life threating.
Since not everyone goes to check the testosterone levels and to get the right dosage told by their doctor the risk is increased. That’s why it is essential to know the side effects of an excess of T hormones to stop and look for medical help before it turns into the treatment of horror (females and testosterone).
Well, too much testosterone means too much estrogen. This happens due to high levels of free testosterone that will convert into the female hormone. Even though, estrogen should be present in men too but this number I low, just keep a balance with all the other hormones, when high can lead to many different side effects such as high blood pressure, water retention, mood swings and breast sensitivity or growth.
Simply said, when your brain receives a message that there is too much testosterone it will think it comes from the testicles. Because of this message the brain will shut off the production of luteinizing hormone (LH), the hormone that signals the testicles to create T. Resulting in a change of volume or firmness of the testicles.
Aside from these two side effects, you might also get acne and oily skin, hair loss, prostate cancer and increased red blood cells. So know your dosage of testosterone boosters so that you can be on the safe side.