There is strong scientific evidence of testosterone deficiency being linked to obesity. Lifestyle changes, such as diets and exercise regimen, have been known to bring about weight loss, but have also been associated with high recidivism (gaining of weight quickly once a more normal lifestyle is resumed.) The problems of obesity--higher risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension et al--are too widely known to delve deeper into here, so we will focus on a lesser discussed issue, the link between testosterone deficiency and obesity, and by extension the role of testosterone in plans to reduce weight.

Mulligan et al, reported that 50.2% of obese men had low testosterone, defined as below 300 ng/ dl. In their paper, 'Long-term treatment of hypogonadal men with testosterone produces substantial and sustained weight loss', Saad F et al report 71% of men with low testosterone as being obese, and 14.3% having Grade III obesity.

In terms of interventions, testosterone therapy has been examined in various studies for its effects on weight loss, and having a leaner body with low fat.

It is important to evaluate the aspect of testosterone deficiency specially in cases of chronic obesity, to include this important aspect in plans. Moreover with the launch of Misters Daily Josh, which has Tesnor(TM), the path to increasing free testosterone levels does not necessarily have to be through relatively intrusive methods, and can be looked at as boosting of the natural process.

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