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Lack of Sleep Could Reduce Testosterone

Some effects of sleep deprivation are immediately obvious—like fatigue, difficulty focusing, reduced productivity, and increased appetite. Lack of sleep can also have much broader effects on the body—like the reduction of testosterone levels in men. A study conducted from 2003-2009 revealed that sleep deprivation decreased testosterone levels up to 15 percent among male study participants. […]

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A Vicious Cycle: Sleep Apnea and Low Testosterone

Our culture often equates low testosterone to getting older. Most commercials promoting medication that treats low testosterone feature older men, but that only perpetuates the stereotype. Testosterone levels do start to decrease after men turn 30, but lower-than-normal testosterone can also caused by conditions like hormonal disorders, infection, kidney disease, type 2 diabetes and obesity. […]

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