Testosterone is the hormone responsible for masculine growth and development in male, when this hormone is not produced enough the condition is known as Male hypogonadism. This condition may is from the birth of an individual or it may occur in the middle due to injuries or infections.
In Ireland 80% had moderate or severe scores likely to benefit from testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). Other possible contributory factors to the high testosterone deficiency scores reported were obesity (29%), alcohol (17.3%), testicular problems such as mumps orchitis (11.4%), prostate problems (5.6%), urinary infection (5.2%) and diabetes 5.7%.
Treatments for this condition might be based on the severity and age of occurrence, in few cases testosterone replacement might be a cure.