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How common is low libido and low testosterone?

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In a large study of men in Massachusetts, about 11% overall said they had a low sex drive. The researchers then tested all the men's testosterone levels. About 28% of men with low testosterone had low libido. These men were relatively young, with an average age of 47. Older men might have worse sexual symptoms.

SOURCES:

University of Virginia Health system: "Erectile Dysfunction / Impotence."

Seftel, A. 2006. International Journal of Impotence Research,

WebMD Medical reference: "Atherosclerosis and Erectile Dysfunction."

Karen Herbst, MD, PhD, assistant professor in medicine, University of California, San Diego.

Kohler, T. , 2008. Urology

Araujo, A. 2007. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism,

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on March 31, 2019

SOURCES:

University of Virginia Health system: "Erectile Dysfunction / Impotence."

Seftel, A. 2006. International Journal of Impotence Research,

WebMD Medical reference: "Atherosclerosis and Erectile Dysfunction."

Karen Herbst, MD, PhD, assistant professor in medicine, University of California, San Diego.

Kohler, T. , 2008. Urology

Araujo, A. 2007. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism,

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on March 31, 2019

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