Facts & Figures

 

    • News Flash: Beginning around the age of 30, all men’s testosterone levels start to decline approximately 1% per year. Sometimes more!

 

    • This means that 10% of ALL men have low levels of testosterone. ONE THIRD of men over 50 are testosterone deficient. Not good!

 

    • As men move through their 40’s, 40% will begin to feel a decreased sex drive and difficulty getting an erection and keeping it. And for some, unfortunately, a total loss of sexual pleasure.

 

    • Be prepared. 15% of all men have suffered from erectile dysfunction at some time. 52% of healthy American men between the ages of 40 and 70 have suffered some degree of impotence.

 

    • Good news! 40% of men over 65 are still enjoying sex several times a week!

 

    • Testosterone is an antidepressant! Men with low testosterone levels are 4.2 times more likely to be diagnosed with depression. Yikes!

 

    • Beware!… Men with low testosterone levels are at an 88% greater risk of dying than those with normal levels! Men with levels between normal and low are at a 38% greater risk.

 

    • Baby Boomers are deniers! They think old age begins at 79.5 for men. How can that be? The average man dies by the age of 79.

 

    • What’s the highest divorce rate? Couples between 45 and 64. Depression is the main cause of divorce for these men.

 

    • 50% to 90% of depressed men have decreased interest in sex.

 

    • Erectile dysfunction drugs are exploding! Sales top $6 billion per year. These drugs have a success rate of 60% to 80%.

 

    • Watch out! The suicide rate for men in their 40’s and 50’s is three times higher than the national average.

 

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