Organic is generally a better way to for your health and also for your testosterone levels. It’s not because of anything special they put in the food or anything like that, it is because of what doesn’t go into the plants, things like pesticides and herbicides. Little do most people know that pesticides and herbicides are also contributors to lower testosterone. Studies have shown that the pesticide Chlorpyrifos has a negative effect on testosterone and this study showed that Chlorpyrifos has been found in more than 90% of Americans. Other pesticides such as Vinclozolin , Atrazine , and PCBs , have been linked to lower testosterone levels as well.
According to The Mayo Clinic , male hypogonadism can begin during fetal development, before puberty, or even during adulthood. In the case of adult hypogonadism, the condition can cause erectile dysfunction, infertility, decrease in beard and body hair growth, decrease in muscle mass, development of breast tissue, and loss of bone mass. The condition can also cause mental and emotional changes similar to those women may experience during menopause. These may include fatigue, decreased sex drive, difficulty concentrating, and hot flashes, The Mayo Clinic reported.
Other side effects include increased risk of heart problems in older men with poor mobility, according to a 2009 study at Boston Medical Center. A 2017 study published in JAMA found that treatments increase coronary artery plaque volume. Additionally, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires manufactures to include a notice on the labeling that states taking testosterone treatments can lead to possible increased risk of heart attacks and strokes. The FDA recommends that patients using testosterone should seek medical attention right away if they have these symptoms: