Male hypogonadism is a condition in which the body doesn’t produce enough testosterone and/or has an impaired ability to produce sperm.
Some men are born with male hypogonadism while some develop later in life, often from injury or infection. The effects — and what can be done about them — depend on the cause and at what point in life male hypogonadism occurs. Some types of male hypogonadism can be treated with testosterone replacement therapy.
Establishing the cause of hypogonadism is an important first step to getting appropriate treatment. Here at CNS Healthcare, we are conducting clinical trials to help males with hypogonadism. If you are experiencing symptoms of Hypogonadism, you may be eligible for a no cost hypogonadism clinical trial. To find out if a hypogonadism clinical trial is enrolling near you select from one of our three locations below. Use the form to schedule a free appointment to meet with one of our professionals who will help you determine if a hypogonadism clinical trial is right for you.
Hypogonadism can begin during fetal development, before puberty or during adulthood. Signs and symptoms depend on when the condition develops:
If the body doesn’t produce enough testosterone during fetal development, the result may be impaired growth of the external sex organs. Depending on when hypogonadism develops and how much testosterone is present, a child who is genetically male may be born with:
Male hypogonadism may delay puberty or cause incomplete or lack of normal development. It can cause:
In adult males, hypogonadism may alter certain masculine physical characteristics and impair normal reproductive function. Signs and symptoms may include: