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Testosterone is important to overall Men's Health…

An estimated 1 million men in the United States are testosterone deficient1-4

Common signs, symptoms, and risks associated with testosterone deficiency

Erectile Dysfunction
Diminished Libido
Depression

Lethargy (No Energy)
Loss of muscle mass and strength
Osteoporosis

Identifying at-risk patients

Patient signs and symptoms checklist (developed at St. Louis University)*

Do you have decrease in libido (sex drive)? qYes qNo
Do you have a lack of energy? qYes qNo
Do you have a decrease in strength or endurance? qYes qNo
Have you lost height? qYes qNo
Have you noticed a decreased "enjoyment of life"? qYes qNo
Are you sad or grumpy? qYes qNo
Are your erections less strong? qYes qNo
Have you noticed a recent deterioration in your ability to play sports? qYes qNo
Are you falling asleep after dinner? qYes qNo
Has there been a recent deterioration in your work performance? qYes qNo

*Although not a definitive clinical screening instrument, this checklist is of use to heighten awareness concerning the presence of hypogonadism in the male.

Adapted with permission from Morley JE, Kaiser FE, Sih R, Hajjar R, Perry HM III.

Testosterone and Frailty. Clin Geriatr Med. 1997; 13; 685-695