Axiron is indicated as testosterone replacement therapy in adult males who have low or no testosterone due to congenital or acquired primary hypogonadism or hypogonadotropic hypogonadism. Endogenous androgens, including testosterone and dihydrotestosterone (DHT), are responsible for the normal growth and development of the male sex organs and for maintenance of secondary sex characteristics. Effects include the growth and maturation of prostate, seminal vesicles, penis and scrotum; the development of male hair distribution, such as facial, pubic, chest and axillary hair; laryngeal enlargement, vocal cord thickening, alterations in body musculature and fat distribution. Related Articles
There are huge numbers of testosterone creams, pills, and injections as well as ads convincing men they are in need of these products. There are also thousands of lawsuits filed against the manufacturers of the various testosterone therapies claiming the drugs caused several severe cardiovascular side effects including heart attack and stroke. With this knowledge, Men’s Journal published an article describing natural ways men can boost their testosterone through diet so as not to take on unnecessary risks. One suggestion made was to increase vitamin D intake which could increase testosterone level. Men should always use caution and discuss diet changes with their doctor.