Testosterone and Testosterone deficiency syndrome

What is testosterone ? Testosterone is the male hormone which helps in the physical, sexual and psychological well being of the person. What is the role of testosterone hormone in male body ? Testosterone helps in development of male secondary characters at puberty such as growth of facial hairs, penis and testes enlargement, deepening ofContinue reading “Testosterone and Testosterone deficiency syndrome”

Ten signs and symptoms of low testosterone levels in adults

Sexual symptoms – Most prominent symptom, Decreased erections, loss of erectile function (erectile dysfunction), decreased semen volume, decreased frequency of ejaculations Hair loss Cognitive symptoms – Low mood, low sexual desire, memory impairement, sleep disturbances, concentration difficulties, decreased motivation Reduced muscle mass, increase in body fat Decreased physical strength/activity, decreased energy Increased risk of heartContinue reading “Ten signs and symptoms of low testosterone levels in adults”

Short Frenulum (Tight Frenulum, Frenulum Breve)

What is frenulum ? Frenulum is the elastic fold of skin that joins the underside of the glans of the penis with the inner surface of the foreskin. What are risks of having short frenulum ? A short frenulum (also called frenulum breve) is when the frenulum is so short in length that there is restriction in free andContinue reading “Short Frenulum (Tight Frenulum, Frenulum Breve)”

Frequently asked questions about phimosis

What is phimosis ? Phimosis is the inability to completely retract the prepuce, otherwise called foreskin. It is normal in newborn child and upto 2-3 years of age. What are the causes of phimosis ? It can be congenital (present since birth) or secondary due to the infections or lichen sclerosis (foreskin becomes whitish andContinue reading “Frequently asked questions about phimosis”

NOCTURIA

Nocturia is waking up more than once in night for urinating after going to sleep. Waking up more than once at night for urinating leads to sleeplessness, fatigue, poor concentration daytime, anxiety etc. Nocturia can be due to increased urinary frequency at night-time or increased urine production at night (Global or Nocturnal polyuria). Global PolyuriaContinue reading “NOCTURIA”