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A new study has revealed that men who contracted Covid-19 have their testosterone levels lowered by 30 per cent, on average.

Even two thirds of men who showed no symptoms reported a loss of libido.

Researchers in Turkey analysed levels of sex hormone in 232 men who were hospitalised after they tested positive for Covid-19.

What is hypogonadism?
More than half (51 per cent) of the men had developed a condition called hypogonadism, meaning their bodies did not produce enough testosterone.

On average participants’ levels were drained by 30 per cent post-infection, to borderline unhealthy levels.


Academics from the University of Mersin who ran the study claim there is a direct correlation between severe illness and lower testosterone levels.

Lead author, Professor Selahittin Çayan (a urologist at the university) said, “In our study, the mean total testosterone decreased, as the severity of the Covid-19 increased.

“The mean total testosterone level was significantly lower in the ICU group than in the asymptomatic group.

“In addition, the mean total testosterone level was significantly lower in the ICU group than in the standard care group.”

Why do men need testosterone?
Testosterone is key to the development of sex organs and muscle growth. The hormone also helps regulate the body’s immune responses, including fighting off viral infections.

Low levels have been linked to an increased risk of dying from the flu, as well as inflammation, heart disease and high blood pressure.

A healthy level of testosterone is usually considered to be above 300 nanograms per decilitre (ng/dl).

Results in the study showed that patients saw their levels drop by a third, on average, from 458 ng/dl to 315 ng/dl.

Professor Çayan describes the uses of the hormone saying, “Testosterone is associated with the immune system of respiratory organs, and low levels of testosterone might increase the risk of respiratory infections.

“Low testosterone is also associated with infection-related hospitalisation and all-cause mortality in male in ICU patients, so testosterone treatment may also have benefits beyond improving outcomes for Covid-19.”








Interesting angle.

Might help explain Jacare's two devastating losses post COVID.
 

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Oh, that sounds awful. Although who knows, maybe it should have happened. Scientists claim that testosterone levels have been falling on average for about 100 years. Society no longer needs strong men ready to hunt a mammoth, we live a comfortable life and testosterone levels are falling. In the future, most likely a man and a woman will differ only in genitals. Perhaps the pandemic has only brought us closer to this future. And if you need to, just start taking these hormones to put your health in order. Testosterone, growth hormone, estrogen and other hormones can now be bought at the pharmacy. That is why I do not see a problem in such an impact of the coronavirus on us.
 

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Decreased testosterone levels are one of the worst things that could happen to a man. Testosterone is one of the main hormones in a male body to keep it healthy. It is crucial for their mental health as well. I've been reading about COVIDs impact on testosterone levels for quite some time already, and since I had COVID, I went for a check-up. Mine decreased by 8%, not sure if because of COVID or any other reasons. I was encouraged to take RAD 140 to bring the up to the normal levels. After the second check-up, it seems it had its effects.
 

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I have heard this theory: men carry COVID-19 coronavirus infection more severely than women. One explanation is that the virus lingers longer in men than in women. It remains longer because it has an additional home in the male body. Another cause looks for the reason in hormones, more precisely, in testosterone: men have much more of it than women, and, probably, it is testosterone that somehow plays in favor of coronavirus.
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In women, no association between COVID-19 severity and hormones could be established. In men, on the other hand, the higher the testosterone level, the less likely the severe form of infection was. So men, be vigilant!
 
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