When most people think of low testosterone, they associate it with older men. While testosterone levels in men decrease every year after age 30, it is also possible for younger men to experience low testosterone. Because of the assumption that low T only affects older men, many younger men do not realize that their symptoms are due to their hormone levels, and may assume something else is wrong. If you are a man under 30 who is experiencing symptoms of low testosterone, Men’s Vitality Center in Glendale can help. We offer testosterone replacement therapy, so if we test your testosterone levels and find that they are abnormal, we have a treatment that can help you feel like yourself again.

What is a normal testosterone level for men under 30?

When it comes to testosterone levels, what is considered normal depends on your age. In general, men under 30 have testosterone levels around 600 ng/dL. To be diagnosed with low T, a young man must have below 300 ng/dL.

What are the symptoms of low testosterone in young men?

So how do you know if you should come into Men’s Vitality Center to be tested for low testosterone? If you manifest any of the following symptoms, contact us for an appointment, and we can help determine whether these symptoms are due to low T.

  • Erectile dysfunction or change in erections (i.e. weaker or fewer erections)
  • Decreased sex drive
  • Hair loss
  • Infertility
  • Fatigue
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Reduced muscle mass
  • Increased body fat
  • Increased breast size
  • Depression
  • Trouble concentrating

Why do young men experience low T?

It is less common for younger men to experience low T, but there are many factors that may contribute to low testosterone. For example:

  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Smoking
  • Steroid use
  • Excessive alcohol consumption
  • Use of illegal drugs
  • Sedentary lifestyle
  • Testicular trauma
  • Chronic diseases
  • Pituitary disease
  • AIDS
  • Certain medications

Regardless of the cause of your low testosterone, Men’s Vitality Center in Glendale, AZ can help. Contact us today to learn more about testosterone replacement therapy and if it is right for you.