If you were to talk to anyone about hormones, you are more than likely to get the misconception that only men have testosterone and only women have estrogen. In reality, both genders actually have both estrogen and testosterone, with men having more of the latter and women having more of the former. The need for these hormones in both sexes is for proper bodily functions – testosterone is needed by women for insulin control, weight maintenance, and libido, while men need estrogen to keep a long list of ailments at bay.
Men may not want to readily admit it, but the truth is, without estrogen in their blood, they are prone to developing serious ailments such as diabetes and even cardiovascular disease. To help you understand why maintaining proper estrogen levels in men is equally important as keeping testosterone levels on even keel, here are health issues that may arise when estrogen gets dangerously low in men:
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