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The effect of testosterone on androgen receptors and human penile growth
How testosterone could make your penis double in size | Daily Mail Online
But just how real are the reports of ball shrinkage and testosterone injections? Is it something that you should be scared of? So, the best place to start then, is by looking at what actually causes your balls to shrink when you decide to take extra testosterone. The term for this, the scientific term, is testicular atrophy. It can be age, injury or some form of autoimmune illness. Bodybuilders that experience this condition have generally been seen to have balls the size of boys before they hit puberty. Which is pretty shocking, but backed up studies.
The Low-Down on Testosterone and Its Role in Erectile Dysfunction
Once a boy hits puberty his penis size grows due to increased testosterone. This is mostly governed by the testosterone metabolite DHT dihydrotestosterone which causes the majority of androgenic features in males body hair, lowered voice, acne, etc…. After puberty, penis size is no longer influenced by DHT, so there is a critical window for growth to take place years old. Such patients have poor muscle development, a high-pitched voice, inadequate phallic and testicular growth, a small scrotum, sparse pubic and auxiliary hair, and absent body hair. Subscribe to our newsletter and stay on top of the latest best practices in men's hormonal health.
When you think of testosterone, what comes to mind? Macho men? Aggressive, impatient, type A behavior? Road rage? Testosterone's role in bad behavior is largely a myth.