Sleep disturbance affects every facet of our existence. Many sleep-related problems can be overcome with testosterone therapy. Men with lower testosterone levels have lower sleep efficiency, with increased nocturnal awakenings and less slow-wave (REM) sleep. Studies have even shown that sleep disturbance caused by sleep apnea, a chronic breathing problem, may be linked to low testosterone levels.
In a 2011 study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), ten men volunteered to have their testosterone levels checked during eight nights of sleep restriction. They were only allowed five hours of sleep per night. The study found their daytime testosterone levels decreased by 10 to 15 percent. The lowest testosterone levels were in the afternoon and evening. The study also found a progressive loss of energy over the course of the week.
Thus, there appears to be a direct correlation between testosterone levels and sleep quantity and quality. Here at AAI Rejuvenation Clinic, we’re ready to help. Our services are discrete and confidential. Contact us today at (844) GET – HRT1 or fill out our medical history form. Our trained wellness team is eager to get you started on the path to a better night’s sleep.
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