How Important is it to Treat Hypogonadism?
There are clearly established links between hypogonadism and depression, cardiovascular risk, diabetes and metabolic syndrome, osteoporosis, and other chronic illnesses. Low testosterone values are also associated with increased mortality, even after adjusting for age, comorbidities, and other clinical covariates Figure. See Figure 2.
Figure 2. Reduced Survival in Men with Low Testosterone Levels