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Testosterone deficiency syndrome — diagnosis and treatment — based on age-related testosterone referent levels

@inproceedings{Rabijewski2010TestosteroneDS,
  title={Testosterone deficiency syndrome — diagnosis and treatment — based on age-related testosterone referent levels},
  author={Michał Rabijewski and Andrzej Gomuła},
  year={2010}
}
Introduction. Androgen production decreases with men’s age, which is a result of the natural process of ageing. Total testosterone concentration decreases by average 1% a year. This process results in specific signs and symptoms, which are not only associated with the sexuality, but also negatively affect the bone mineral density and body content, increase the likelihood for metabolic syndrome, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. If low testosterone concentration is accompanied by hypogonadism… 
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