What is Testim?

Testosterone is a steroid hormone from the androgen group and is found in humans and other vertebrates. In humans and other mammals, testosterone is secreted primarily by the testicles of males and, to a lesser extent, the ovaries of females. Small amounts are also secreted by the adrenal glands. It is the principal male sex hormone and an anabolic steroid.

In men, testosterone plays a key role in the development of male reproductive tissues such as the testis and prostate as well as promoting secondary sexual characteristics such as increased muscle, bone mass, and the growth of body hair. In addition, testosterone is essential for health and well-being as well as the prevention of osteoporosis.

On average, in adult males, levels of testosterone are about 7–8 times as great as in adult females. As the metabolic consumption of testosterone in males is greater, the daily production is about 20 times greater in men. Females are also more sensitive to the hormone. Testosterone is observed in most vertebrates. Fish make a slightly different form called 11-ketotestosterone. Its counterpart in insects is ecdysone. These ubiquitous steroids suggest that sex hormones have an ancient evolutionary history.

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My endo has put me on testim for low testosterone . However, when I exercise I get a lump felling in my throat and discomfort in my right testicle...

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ur problem may be because of underdosing of testosterone level so u need to be investigated thoroughly by urologist and...

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I have been using testim since 9/2012 , 1st the doctor started me out with i tube and then went back for checkup and had no change, even gained...

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It might be a good idea to consult an endocrinologist at this point to have yourself checked out for any abnormalities in your pituitary...

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Hello, I have been suffering from hypogonadism for a long time. Urologists have prescribed mostly TRT medicines ( Androgel , Depo, Testim along...

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welcome to HCM
There is definitely solution for you
If TRT is not effective for you than another option is intrapenile injection therapy if if...

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